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Why I am running the London Marathon

Our very own Dave Hursthouse, Assistive Technology Project Manager at Hill House, will be donning his running shoes and taking on the London Marathon. Dave shares why he will be running for us this year.

My disability has changed my life for the better

In 2011 Brianna Paauwe, who lives in the US, became paralysed after a car accident. Brianna shares her story of navigating life with a disability and how her experience helps others.

Why I'm so grateful for Change 100

Hannah was one of our Change 100 interns in 2022. She tells us about her experience interning at the e-commerce retail group, The Hut Group (THG).

Podcast: Assistive Technology and voice banking

In this episode we spoke to Jane about how technology will empower her life: despite losing the power of speech, she can store her voice digitally – a process known as voice banking. So Jane will still be able to say what she wants in her words.

Making the Invisible Visible

Jessica is the founder of Making the Invisible Visible. She tells us about what inspired her to set up her campaign and why she's working to raise awareness and help others accept changes in their lives or to their bodies.

Podcast: Transforming the Theatre Experience

We chat to visually impaired actor and theatre maker Alice Christina-Corrigan about how creative captions can be used to make theatre more accessible and some of the cool things she’s seen on stage over the course of her career.