Our Stories

The ABS helped architect Chris Francis financially while he recovered from a severe back injury. He tells his story here to encourage you to support the ABS...“Like most of you, I never...

Guide dogs lead blind people along known routes but when it comes to going to new places they are not much help. The Society purchased a pedestrian sat-nav “trekker” system for former...

“My husband Gordon worked for a local authority for many years and then around 1985 was made redundant following sweeping changes.

Soon after qualifying, Andrew developed a brain tumour and became paralysed. During surgery he suffered a cardiac arrest and other complications. He walked into hospital and left in a...

“Like most small practitioners, work comes in peaks and troughs and it was my misfortune to develop MS in my early 40s, at the worst of times. Unable to walk and in a parlous financial...


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