Author: paulcarter561

The Download: Cuts, hotels and housing

For this edition of The download, Disability Now’s topical and lively discussion show, presenter Paul Carter is joined by Roger Lewis of Disabled People Against Cuts (DPAC), James Price, MD of lobby group on hotel accessibility Access All rooms and also by Access consultant Tracey Proudlock. On the agenda, the Cameron government’s benefits cuts debacle, … Continue reading The Download: Cuts, hotels and housing

The Download: Bionics Special

We talk bionics in this special of The Download: can they change the lives of disabled people? Are they a threat to our disability identity? Or the answer to all our prayers? Host Paul Carter is joined by Mik Scarlet, Sophie Partridge and bionics user Nicky Ashwell. The Download Show 34 - Transcript

Won’t you please please not help me

Won’t you please please not help me

Marking the 50th anniversary of the release of the Beatles second feature film and its associated album and single, Paul Carter ponders on the thorny subject of 'help' for disabled people. 'Help, I need somebody. Help, not just anybody' - is of course the memorable, immortal refrain from the ubiquitous Bananarama/French and Saunders 1987 classic, … Continue reading Won’t you please please not help me