Blog Profile / BBC: Ouch

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Archived Since:September 10, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Brain injury: Stories of changed lives

A new blog will document the aspirations and abilities of people with brain injuries.

Nepal quakes: Treating the spinally injured

The recent Nepal earthquakes in Nepal have left hundreds of people with serious spinal cord injuries, many of whom are being treated at the country's only spinal injury rehabilitation centre.

NHS wheelchair reform 'taking too long'

NHS England admitted wheelchair services weren't good in 2014, but a year on campaigners are frustrated a solution is taking too long

Has The Tribe changed what a deaf film can be?

A new silent film where everyone communicates in sign language could change the view of deaf films, writes Charlie Swinbourne.

The dogs with two jobs

Some guide dogs are also trained to carry out daily tasks for their disabled owners.

Finding work with Down's syndrome

Fewer than two in 10 people with learning disabilities are in employment. For people with Down's syndrome, it can leave them demoralised - but are things changing?

Ouch Podcast: Gigging, stuttering, men's mental health

The latest edition of the long-running talk show about disabled life.

The bittersweet world of mental health online

Kim Kardashian has made a film about mental health and social media, but the reality can be bittersweet

People with learning disabilities 'targeted by groomers'

As police chiefs and disability groups warn people with learning disabilities are at risk of being targeted by groomers, "Sarah" tells her story.

'The man who saved my life'

Jonny Benjamin went to Waterloo Bridge with the intention of taking his own life, but a chance meeting with a stranger encouraged him not to.

My Twitter battle with the beach body ad people

When Juliette Burton tweeted the company behind the ads, she really did not like the response.

Viewpoint: Across China by wheelchair

A globetrotting wheelchair user on the frustrations - and surprises - of travelling across China in a wheelchair.

Why I came out as a disabled journalist

I've kept my disability quiet for so long that even writing this feels as if I'm coming out of the closet, writes Nick Davis.

'I am his eyes and he is my arms'

Two disabled men, one blind, one double amputee, have spent over ten years replanting trees together in rural China.

The 'cursed' disabled boy and the people of the sea

What is it like to be disabled in a village of traditional fishermen who live in the sea, asks Will Millard?

Mental health and the death of the "headclutcher" picture

2 months agoHealth / Disabilities : BBC: Ouch

A campaign backed by Stephen Fry has been launched to try and change media portrayals of mental health. But what is wrong with the ones currently used?

One man's experience of disability and anorexia

2 months agoHealth / Disabilities : BBC: Ouch

Ryan Branson was bullied as a child because of his cerebral palsy. He says this eventually led him to develop an eating disorder.

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