Like These Athletes, We All Should be Putting Our Best Feet Forward

It’s often said of the 2.5 million of people in the world who have multiple sclerosis that no two have the same symptoms. Indeed, that is why it is known as the Snowflake disease. And the wide variety of symptoms can be well-illustrated by looking at examples of people at both ends of the mobility … Continue reading Like These Athletes, We All Should be Putting Our Best Feet Forward

People with MS receiving higher rate mobility allowance slashed by almost half

Amazing and terrible figures about the differences in payments between two of the UK’s disability benefits have been uncovered by the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire Show by using the Freedom of Information Act. The differences relate to payments made through the Disabled Living Allowance which is being phased out in favour of the newer Personal Independence … Continue reading People with MS receiving higher rate mobility allowance slashed by almost half

‘Devastating’ benefit cuts could hit 10% of people with MS – and other disabilities too

One in ten people with multiple sclerosis in the UK could face cuts in government disability benefit payments, according to new figures published by the country’s MS Society. The figures reveal the severe extent of benefits cuts for people living with MS. And, I would say that it is highly likely that people living with … Continue reading ‘Devastating’ benefit cuts could hit 10% of people with MS – and other disabilities too