Valentines Greetings and Disabilitymatch at NAIDEX 2018

I am very excited that NAIDEX have asked me to return again in April to give a seminar about disability dating.  This is really exciting for me and it gives me a great excuse to go up to Birmingham and meet up with all my friends and contacts in the uK disability sector.  I will be making a huge effort to present some great seminar... more →
Posted in: dating, disability, disability dating, disability podcast, naidex

Your First Holiday Together

I am very happy to say that I have been writing for Posability magazine on the topic of having your first romantic holiday together. Here is the link, i hope you find it interesting.  I write regularly about disability issues for various magazines and online sites. Tips to enjoy your first holiday together more →
Posted in: disability, disability dating, disabled dating, disabled holidays, disabled living

Autism and Romantic Relationships.

autism with disabilitymatch.co.uk
We seem to have more and more members joining the site who are on the autistic spectrum.  This is great since, by definition, these are the very members of the disabled community who need help in navigating the tricky dating footpath.  So I was very excited when the leading autism resource ambitiousaboutautism  to contribute an... more →
Posted in: asperger, autism, disability, disability dating, disability podcast, disabled living

Disability Match Profiled in Datingadvice Review

Datingadvice.com is one of the most respected dating review sites on the internet and to get an endorsement from them is wonderful news for the team at disabilitymatch.   The review tells the history of our site since it was started 6 years ago and explores my motivation as webmaster in building the site and our positioning in... more →
Posted in: disability, disability dating, disabled dating

Being a Disabled Gay Man in a Grindr-Led World – an Insight.

    This is a fascinating insight into how a disabled man in Toronto interacts with the gay community which is so centred on looks.  How he deals with his experiences is revelatory and worth bringing to our blog.  In a Grindr led gay world of dating the disabled can easily fall through the cracks. It goes without saying... more →
Posted in: amputee, dating, disability

Multiple Sclerosis and Exercise – Important New Facts.

Disabilitymatch has many users with MS so we were very interested with this article which talks about the relationship between multiple sclerosis and physical exercise.  If you have any thoughts please leave a comment below or tweet us @disabilitymatch. It can cause a wide range of symptoms including difficulties with the movement... more →
Posted in: disability, multiple sclerosis

7 Day NHS a Fantasy For Disabled Community.

  The UK’s disabled community is in greater need of a 7 day NHS than other groups and so the fading fantasy of that happening soon is something tat is troubling to all of us regardless of medical complication or disability.  Even if the promised £350Million per week from Brexit actually happened the NHS would struggle... more →
Posted in: disability, nhs

Claire Shows the Power of Bionics on Great North Run.

One of the most amazing things I saw at NAIDEX this year was the bionic suit created by ReWalk which provides an exoskeleton for amputees and quadriplegics.  Claire  Lomas is a shining example of how robotics and determination can work together to achieve greatness. Claire Lomas, from Leicestershire, was paralysed from the chest... more →
Posted in: amputee, disability, innovation in disablity, medical innovation

Paralympics Coming to Rio 2016

Well, we have just been through an incredible 16 days of Olympic excitement in RIO.  I have been glue to my sofa every night watching niche sports into the early hours on BBC.  I had never shown any interest before in women’s hockey events BUT when we have a Team GB match with medals at the end of it then it takes on a whole... more →
Posted in: disability, disability podcast, paralympics
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