Top Inclusive Videos and Blogs
Also featuring: 5 people from 100 Most Influential Disabled People UK
Blogs are a great way to find out info and read about personal experiences. If you are looking for travel inspiration or interested in checking out other content from like-minded people, please check out below.
First up, 5 great video options:
Videos more your thing?
First, Attitude is Live Click here is a huge collection of videos intended to inspire that look at chronic health and disability, life, being independent and opportunities. Some of the many series cover Attitude and Disabilities: Acquired, Physical, Congenital, Intellectual, Sensory. Also with many blog articles including The Importance of User Testing for Accessibility.
Autistic Genius Click here
Youtube Channel with over 2.5K subscribers. Hello there me hearties and welcome to my channel. I am here to help the world be enlightened about Autism, I would like people who are affected by Autism to unite and help each other to raise awareness.
Well Eye Never Click here
My name is Glen, and I’m a visually impaired blogger (link here) and Youtuber based in London. I post about my life with sight loss, the importance of accessibility & assistive technology, my adventures and discoveries in London and beyond, the entertainment I enjoy, and more.
Charlie Swinbourne Click here
Director, screenwriter and journalist focusing on Deaf culture – has made a range of comedies, dramas and documentaries in BSL. Also the Editor of The Limping Chicken Click here The UK’s independently-run deaf blog and news site.
Wheelsnoheels Click here
Gem Hubbard (UK) is a vlogger with over 47.5K subscribers to her YouTube channel, also with a TEDx talk about her journey. Living life to the fullest on wheels after suffering a Spinal cord injury.
We’ve put together a collection of some Top Blogs, with a short description of each to help you find ones you may like most a little easier.
Maybe like us you’ll want to check out them all, happy clicking!
Visual (4 blogs)
Catch These Words Click here
Holly Scott-Gardner (UK) blogs about Disability Rights and Social Policy. A post from February shares: My Life with Lebers Congenital Amaurosis: Living with a Rare form of Blindness.
Life of a Blind Girl Click here
Holly (UK) posts on all things visual impairment and disability, assistive technology, university, employment and a few lifestyle posts thrown in the mix, these may include concert posts, travel posts, life hacks and giving you an insight into what I’ve been up to. I am registered blind due to a condition called Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP). Also one of the top 100 most influential disabled people UK in both 2018 and 2019!
My Blurred World Click here
Elin (UK) started her blog in the hope of building the very platform that I could have benefited from stumbling upon when I was younger. She shares personal experiences of growing up with a degenerative eye condition, accompanied by a few accounts of navigating life with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/ME, the occasional diary entry along with some tips and advice I have to offer.
Tony The Traveller Click here
Blind Author, writer and has visited most of the world. Tony describes early journeys: out for adventure but consumed by alcohol as a method for dealing with my disabilities. Also in his second ebook: a more sober, yet more emotional tale. It highlights my challenges of confronting personal issues whilst travelling.
Hearing (2 blogs)
Deafinitely Girly Click here
A blog by a deaf women from London who puts a funny, clever and positive slant on life. I am also working on my first book and a thousand other writing ideas.
Rexy Edventures Click here
Chronicles the ‘Adventures of a Deaf and Handsome Luxury Backpacker Travelling the Unexpected.’ Ed recounts how sometimes it is useful to be deaf on his travels and he offers advice how deaf people should make the most of any situation. Perhaps his Personal Cochlear Implant Journey will inspire you.
Learning Disabilities (2 blogs)
Alex Lowery Click here
A young man with Autism who blogs about his life and is a public speaker. This site is packed full of resources about autism.
Mencap’s Here I Am Stories Click here
Offering insight into the lives of many people with different learning disabilities and lots of personal stories.
Physical (17 blogs)
Able Amsterdam Click here
Josephine Rees (Dutch-British), I hope to shatter disability stereotypes and encourage people of all levels of mobility to get the most out of Amsterdam.
Anything is Possible Travel Click here
Jeri’s (USA) daughter was diagnosed with MS in her early 20’s.Traveling Near and Far, and Mindful of Wheelchair Accessibility.
Barrier Free Travels Click here
Candy Harrington (USA), I’ve been covering accessible travel exclusively for the past 25 years, and believe me, I do get a lot of strange questions about the subject. She has also published a number of books ‘for Wheelers and Slow Walkers’.
Cazbarr Click here
Cazbarr Bites Back (UK) is a blog all about life with a disability. This ranges from consumer issues, accessibility issues to my personal reviews on products and services. I was born with Arthrogryposis. Now with two wonderful children, husband Jeff has a prosthetic leg who supports me and has had to become my carer.
Curb Free with Cory Lee Click here
Cory Lee (USA), sharing the world from a wheelchair user’s perspective, with wheelie inspiring interviews.
David Ventures Click here
I have Cerebral Palsy and am committed to improving opportunities for disabled people to participate in outdoor and country sport. I love travelling and, as well as writing about the places I visit, seek to improve access to travel and holiday experiences.
Freewheel in Travel Click here
Hi! I’m Karin. I use a wheelchair and travel around the USA with my service dog, Aria. I blog about accessible travel and life with a disability. I’ve faced many challenges in life, but I don’t let my disability stop me from achieving my dreams!
Have Wheelchair Will Travel Click here
Julie has been travelling from an early age and features in a number of podcasts. A Sydney based family, our son BJ is 24 and lives with cerebral palsy, is non-verbal, a wheelchair user and needs assistance with all his living needs.
Jayonlife Click here
Jay focuses on accessibility and the attitudes of the people towards disability. Living in London since I was five years old with polio and scoliosis has given me plenty of things to complain about. The endless underground stairs, the airport searches triggered by my metallic leg brace, the looks and questions I occasionally get asked as I make my way through the day. Yet the very challenges have forced me to thrive.
Neo Walk Click here
Life on one leg. Hear about my varied experiences as an above knee amputee and why I find designing and making walking sticks so fulfilling and challenging.
Simply Emma Click here
One of the UKs leading disability bloggers – providing comprehensive reviews & advice on accessible travel. Emma has a muscle wasting condition called Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophy, which means my wheels are my legs, but that certainly hasn’t stopped me from travelling and living life the way I want to. Simply Emma is a way of sharing my experiences living with a physical disability.
The Life Quadriplegic Click here
Alex (UK) has 2 degrees and shares experiences with his blog to inform, entertain, inspire and connect with others. I sustained a head injury in a car crash. Due to the resulting brain damage, I now have limited movement in my arms and legs and need to use a powerchair to get around.
The Wheelchair Traveller Click here
Nath Fernandes (UK) sharing travel adventures as a wheelchair user. I have severe Cerebral Palsy and my daily life consists of running 3 businesses with a hint of Mindfulness to calm the brain.
View from a Walking Frame Click here
A blog about an average girl who just happens to have Cerebral Palsy.
Wheelingalong24 Click here
Fashion diary of a wheelchair user and M.E. sufferer.
Wheel Life Click here
Elaine “I have views on most things plus twenty years of Wheel Life experience to write about and my blogs won’t all be on disability related issues. I hope I will both inform and entertain.“
Wheelchair Travel Click here
John Morris (USA) has a podcast and travels the world. After a serious car accident, he became a triple amputee. He is a passionate advocate for disability rights.
Many More (15 blogs)
Accessible Tourism Research Click here
Simon Darcy (Australia), I teach and research in sport, tourism and diversity management. I take the knowledge arising from academic rigour into the public policy and business arena to develop enabling management practices to create a more inclusive environment.
Assistive Technology Blog Click here
This covers a huge range of the latest assisted technology to help people.
Disabled Living Click here
Manchester charity with their own Blog. Practical solutions supporting disabled adults, children and older people.
From Sarah Lex Click here
Sarah (UK), has hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome. My little space where I write about all things disability, beauty, fashion and lifestyle.
Hannah’s Hope Click here
Hannah (UK) aspires to make a difference in the world. I had an injury as a young teenager, I developed several illnesses, then secondary complications and as a result I am disabled and use a powerchair.
Gem Turner Click here
When I was younger, there weren’t many disabled people in the media so I want to make sure I add my sparkle to the tiny part of the internet on this page. Oh I also have a condition called Osteogenesis Imperfecta (type 3) aka Brittle Bones, because some people like the deets.
Girl with MS Click here
Caroline Craven – Certified Life Coach, MS Advocate, Motivational Speaker, Writer & Patient Expert living with Multiple Sclerosis.
Life of an Ambitious Turtle Click here
Navigating Life and Motherhood with Muscular Dystrophy.
Life of Pippa Click here
Theatre, Lifestyle and Chronic Illness. Pippa was diagnosed at the age of 19 with ME/CFS (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome).
Life on the Slow Lane Click here
Carrie Aimes (UK) has a Disability and Lifestyle Blog, living with the rare, progressive condition, Ullrich Congenital Muscular Dystrophy.
Nics Adventures and Bakes Click here
A Blog inspired by my journey as a diabetic, including food, travel and everyday life. I also have autism with language and social difficulties.
Scope Click here
Equality for disabled people. Scope exists to make this country a place where disabled people have the same opportunities as everyone else. Until then, we’ll be here.
Shona Louise Click here
Shona (UK) has has Marfan Syndrome. Disability and Theatre Blogger, focusing on disability rights, writing for and working on many projects. I’m a published author, featuring in Rife: Twenty-One Stories From Britain’s Youth where I talk about what it’s like growing up with a long term condition and being a young disabled adult.
The Bimblers Click here
Rob and Bridget share their experience of life and travel. Our tagline has always been “Living Life in the Slow Lane”. We’re living with a long list of chronic illnesses: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Depression, Asthma, High Blood Pressure, Heart Failure, Kidney Cancer, Chronic Kidney Disease, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea, Central Sleep Apnoea, Restless Leg Syndrome. I’m not bragging, that’d be weird.
The Chronic Traveller Click here
Jenny Wren (UK) is currently based in Barcelona. I have Ulcerative Colitis and Arthritis. I’ve lived in 9 countries across 5 continents, and I’ve travelled in 30. I’m determined to keep up with my travelling, despite my chronic illness.
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100 Most Influential Disabled People UK
The Shaw Trust Power 100 is an annual publication of the 100 most influential disabled people in the UK. Click here to find The List.
Among some of 2019:
Carrie-Ann Lightley Click here
Accessible travel blog sharing accessibility reviews, disability travel guides and wheelchair travel tips. I have Cerebral Palsy, which means I use a wheelchair. I was brought up to believe that there is nothing I absolutely cannot do – there is always a way.
Euan MacDonald – Euan’s Guide Click here
Euan was awarded an MBE in 2009 for his services to people with MND in Scotland. Euan’s Guide: Disabled access reviews, by disabled people for disabled people.
Helen Dolphin MBE Click here
– member of the Consumer Panel for the CAA (Civil Aviation Authority), in 2015 awarded an MBE for her services to disabled motorists, has been an ITV news reporter and much more. Helen became a quadruple amputee due to meningitis.
Kerry Thompson Click here
– “I want my disability to be seen in a positive way. Follow my campaigning journey in trying to make the world a more inclusive place.” Kerry has a muscle-wasting condition called FHL1 Gene Mutation Muscular Dystrophy.
Martyn Sibley Click here
– author of ‘Everything is Possible’, advises government, businesses and charities, and has presented for the BBC. “I drive my own adapted car, run my own business, have flown a plane, enjoyed skiing & SCUBA diving, and live independently on earth.” Martyn is a regular guy who happens to have a disability called Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).