I am prompted to write that, despite an absence of new posts, I am as well as I can be. I have no health problems beyond multiple sclerosis. Messages have reached me, asking if everything is ok, such as this one: Hi, it’s (name removed for privacy). Facebook has not had any of your current … Continue reading Banned, but why? Facebook gives no reason
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’
Seen on a Facebook multiple sclerosis site yesterday. I have removed the names to protect everyone. However, all the typing errors remain. Chat Conversation Start “Scammer” good morning “Target” gm “Scammer” am so happy to hear from you did you listen to the news this morning ? “Target” what news? “Scammer” Have you had about … Continue reading Is this another scam artist? They do exist
Every so often we see, on Facebook, and perhaps other social media sites, a drawing of someone in a wheelchair – accompanied by a question along the lines of “If this happened to your partner, would you stay?” Most people who reply say “Yes” but what of the vast majority who don’t comment? Then … Continue reading Would you stay if your partner used a wheelchair?
Kate, as pictured in the video. Although we have never met, I know Kate Langwine-Cooke to be a woman on a mission. She lives in Wrexham in North Wales, UK, and has MS but is determined not to let that stop … Continue reading Kate’s MS seizure video gets thousands of views