Tag Archives: Disability

Six conversations your church needs to have about disability

There are 11 million disabled people in the UK – that’s 17% of the population. To put that in context, ethnic minority groups make up 14%. Think of the impact that ethnic minorities have made on our national identity – … Continue reading

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One year on from the Paralympics, has anything changed?

An amazing fortnight Last year’s Paralympic games were an unprecedented moment for the UK disability movement. Hour after hour of prime-time TV was dedicated not just to Paralympic sport, but discussion of the particular challenges that are faced by disabled … Continue reading

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Rash words are like sword thrusts

Our guest blogger today is Haydon Spenceley. He is 28, a musician, a son, brother, fiancee, Church of England ordinand, wheelchair user and a strong writer about himself in the third person. Really though more than all those things he … Continue reading

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Toilet humour

Kay Morgan-Gurr is our guest blogger this week. The is one half of a husband-wife team that work in Children’s ministry, running Children Worldwide. Kay has fibromylagia and myofascial pain syndrome, and after talking to her at a recent conference … Continue reading

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Living Life on the Edge

A post from interim CEO at Livability, Dave Webber. Follow him on twitter @davelivability As the Government’s scythe sinks ever deeper into public service funding it continues to reap its intended saving; however, it also causes substantial unintended damage in … Continue reading

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Church challenge…

Here is a challenge for the church, nationwide – around the world! Many families stop going to church, either because church does not cater effectively for their child with special needs or because they are like Alice and are exhausted … Continue reading

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