Paralympians with MS delighted to receive national honours

Two Paralympians with multiple sclerosis, who won gold medals in Rio in 2016, are delighted to have had their efforts recognized in their country’s New Year Honours list. Kadeena Cox and Stephanie Millward have both been made a Member of the Order of the British Empire, which is denoted by adding the letters MBE after … Continue reading Paralympians with MS delighted to receive national honours

Athletes with MS taking on Paralympic Games in Rio

Following the recent Olympic Games, the 2016 Paralympics start today, also in Rio. I respect and admire each and every one of the thousands of people with disabilities taking part and fighting for gold medals. To dedicate themselves with such passion and determination deserves the great success that only the very best will achieve. Among … Continue reading Athletes with MS taking on Paralympic Games in Rio

Paralympians fear losing their cars through government benefit cuts

Some of the British athletes, including two with multiple sclerosis, heading to Rio for the Paralympics fear losing their cars supplied through the Motability Scheme after being reassessed as part of the government’s programme of benefit cuts and reforms. This has been revealed by a member of the ParalympicsGB team - according to the Disability … Continue reading Paralympians fear losing their cars through government benefit cuts