Sarah Ismail is a freelance journalist. She blogs about disability issues at SameDifference.com
23 January 2013 08:30 AM
It doesn't have to be just about sexual activity, sometimes building confidence is just as important
04 December 2012 10:16 AM
As the Atos boss is rewarded a £1million bonus, a man Parkinson’s disease was left behind during a fire alarm.
02 December 2012 03:27 PM
As disabled people are re-assessed by Atos, many are shocked to see the mammoth bonus handed out.
23 November 2012 04:45 PM
The back-and-forth between parents on whether they'd want their child cured of Down's Syndrome made me reflect on my own condition
16 November 2012 11:33 AM
Not all modern families are of the two-parent, heterosexual variety that the Work and Pensions Secretary so reveres. And stigmatising those achieves exactly nothing
05 November 2012 02:09 PM
A man with physical disabilities and mental health issues is on hunger strike in Wales, after having his disability benefits cut.
Cocaine given to trick-or-treating children - perhaps it's the neighbours we should be worrying about
02 November 2012 12:56 PM
Every year the subject of trick-or-treating arises at Halloween, but this year a story far more alarming has been added to the debate.
18 October 2012 03:13 PM
Reports this week suggest he may have had keys and open access to a morgue
16 October 2012 09:30 AM
Disabled people are becoming increasingly scared that they will lose the benefits they rely on to live.
09 October 2012 01:03 PM
Ruth Anim was fortunate to have a high-profile parent fighting her cause as Atos removed her benefits, but what about others whose voices won't be heard?
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
Scottish independence: English people overwhelmingly want Scotland to stay in the UK
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
Disgusting, frustrating, but intriguing: how the country really feels about its politicians
Bin bag full of cats' heads discovered near Manchester's Curry Mile
- 1 'Alien thigh bone' on Mars: Excitement from alien hunters at 'evidence' of extraterrestrial life
- 2 West poised to join forces with President Assad in face of Islamic State
- 3 Mother fed her daughter tapeworms to make her skinny for pageant
- 4 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 5 Pamela Anderson rejects ice bucket challenge because of ALS experiments on animals: 'Mice had holes drilled into their skulls'