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Wheelchair friendly schools

Sue Hurrell outlines the steps her daughter’s school took to ensure it is wheelchair accessible

Away days

Jacqueline Brown looks at how to make a school trip as inclusive and enjoyable as possible for all pupils

An unpredictable condition

Chloe Tear looks at how cerebral palsy can affect people very differently from one day to the next

In support of good posture

Rebecca Jones looks at the role of specialist seating in promoting health and wellbeing

The road to independence

Vicky Missen provides a helpful guide to buying a wheelchair accessible vehicle

Building accessibility

Sue Hurrell looks at what schools and local authorities can do to improve access for wheelchair users

Driven by change

Wheelchair accessible vehicles have come a long way since the early “Popemobiles”. Rod Brotherwood explains how the industry has changed and what potential purchasers should look for

Rolled gold: Tanni Grey-Thomson talks to SEN

A legend on the track and now a tireless campaigner for disability sport, Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson talks to SEN’s Peter Sutcliffe

Spina Bifida: beyond the chair and stick

We talk to Emily Steward about living with spina bifida, mainstream schooling, negotiating London in a wheelchair and her time helping the disadvantaged of Uganda