Disability is not the end, just a different way to spend time in your new life

People who don’t work have to find different ways to fill their time. But those who are unable to work because they have disabilities, like me, need to find things within their capabilities. Not so easy. For many, previously enjoyed pastimes are out. Of course, I cannot speak for everyone but some of the ways … Continue reading Disability is not the end, just a different way to spend time in your new life

Fury at BPS ‘influence’ and being assessed as ‘fit to work’

News that the government’s disability employment strategy seems heavily influenced by the discredited BPS disability model has prompted a furious reaction. A quite justifiable one, in my view. In this column, on Wednesday, I wrote about and commented upon what senior civil servant Tabitha Jay revealed. She had been speaking to MPs in the all-party … Continue reading Fury at BPS ‘influence’ and being assessed as ‘fit to work’