Do You Need Specialist Equipment?

I have lots track of the number of times I’ve seen posts in special needs support groups about how ‘off the shelf’ equipment isn’t suitable…

Making A Splash

This week FireFlylaunched a brand new product which I thought looked brilliant and I'm super keen to try one out with William. The product is…

Cineworld Ignore Equality Act 2010

Yet again I feel as though big businesses are completely disregarding their duties under the Equality Act 2010.  It seems as though instead of justifying…

M&S The Saga Continues…

If you’re a regular reader of my blogs you’ll be all too aware of the dealings I’ve had with Marks & Spencers with regards to…

Tesco’s ‘Trialling’ Changing Places Toilets

Yes you read that right.. Tesco have started to ‘trial’ Changing Places toilets in their stores.  This sounds like amazing news doesn’t it?  And yes…

Life Is Not That Black And White

Tonight’s BBC2 documentary ‘A World Without Down’s Syndrome?’ has already raised a lot of questions despite not having been aired yet and although my son…

Why Are Our Trains Not Suitable For A Super Human?

I saw a post on Twitter today that really angered me.  One of our Gold medal winning Paralympians, Sophie Christiansen OBE, had been stranded on a…

Products To Make Life Easier

I’m always on the lookout for products that can make my life easier with William so this week I’m sharing my favourites with you, I also asked…

Who Should Cover The Cost?

Often when I post about the need for hoist assisted toilet, or when I contact businesses asking them to install one I am met with…

When Is A Baby Not A Baby?

Is it when they can walk? When they can talk? When they’re potty trained? When they are a certain age? Or something else? Who decides…

A Fresh Take On Accessible Air Travel

This guest blog has been written by Chris Wood – father of two children, both of whom are power chair users. He wrote it in…

Why Are Some Customers More Valued Than Others?

A few years ago I asked Marks & Spencers to provide a usable toilet for my son and millions of other people who can’t use…

Challenging For Change In UK Airports

When I was a kid we used to go on lots of family holidays so it may come as no surprise to hear that I…

Finding work, and myself…

I blogged about this issue for My Family Our Needs, you can read the post here