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Whizz-Kidz is working to transform the lives of young wheelchair users in the UK. Our blogs feature the personal stories and opinions of some of the brilliant people helping us to do this – our supporters, healthcare professionals, staff and (most importantly) the young people we work with.

Blog Archive

  • Bullying, disability and me!

    Penny by Penny

    Anti-Bullying Week is an annual UK event held in November which aims to raise awareness of bullying of children and young people, in schools and elsewhere, and to highlight ways of preventing and responding to it. One of our Kidz Board representatives details her experience with high school bullies which then seeped over into the world of social media.

  • My race car experience

    Alisha by Alisha

    Whizz-Kidz hosted a fun filled day at a race course at one of our weekend clubs. Alisha enjoyed this experience so much, she decided to write a poem for us!

  • George takes on Guidant Group for work experience opportunity

    George by George

    Whizz-Kidz has recently partnered with Guidant Group, an award-winning recruitment outsourcing specialist who are also dedicated to being Disabilty Confident Leaders. One of our young ambassadors named George, who first received a wheelchair from Whizz-Kidz over ten years ago, has continued to work very closely with us. This year, we found him a work experience placement at Guidant Group to offer him the opportunity to get a taste of the world of work. Here's what Guidant and George had to say.

  • Why Whizz-Kidz?

    Whizz-Kidz by Whizz-Kidz

    We recently celebrated Volunteers Week by recognising and highlighting all of the amazing work the volunteers at Whizz-Kidz do. One of our volunteers, Saira, has recorded her experience working with the fantastic young people at Whizz-Kidz. Read more about why she continues to choose us when it comes to volunteering.

  • My Marathon Experience

    Whizz-Kidz by Whizz-Kidz

    Anne decided to run the London marathon on behalf of Whizz-Kidz for the first time ever. It was a day of ups and downs, laughs and frowns, but she had such a good time she is already thinking about her next marathon.

  • International Women’s Day 2018

    Whizz-Kidz by Whizz-Kidz

    We are celebrating International Women's Day. A day to recognise women and girls all around the world! We believe they should support each other, believe in each other & uplift each other, whilst speaking up for rights & gender equality for all. Read what two of our young wheelchair users had to say about navigating society as a young woman in a wheelchair.

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