Blog posts

Welcome to our blog, where we delve into topics that matter to our community, with expert advice and personal stories, aimed at empowering and supporting disabled people.

7 ways to be an ally to disabled people

In our latest post, Kate Annetts gives 7 tips on how to be an ally to disabled people

“Don’t assume that a disabled person needs help or that you know what they need help with.”

Read about being an ally by clicking here.

People of Possability - Rosie

In our new series, we meet some of the people behind Possability People and their role within the charity. Rosie Hall is our Hospital Discharge Support Manager.

“Making someone’s home safe and manageable that means they can get home; that feels great.”

Read about Rosie by clicking here.

Am I disabled?

In our second blog post, Kate Annetts explores what being disabled means.

“There is no national database of disabled people.”

Read Kate’s post by clicking here.

Rare Disease Day (28/29 February)

In our first blog post, Kate Annetts talks about her own experience of having a rare disease and the challenges in receiving a diagnosis

“Sometimes when you hear hoofbeats, it really is a zebra.”

Read Kate’s post by clicking here.

Meet the author - Kate Annetts

Kate  has worked for Possability People since 2017 in various roles. She is also currently studying for an MA in Journalism at The University of Brighton.

As a disabled person Kate particularly wants to write about the challenges she and other disabled people face in their daily lives. She is a firm believer in the social model of disability and dreams of a day when accessibility is equal for all.

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