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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

  • Why I’m watching Netflix’s Raising Dion

    Lexian by Lexian

    Kidz board member Lexi recently started watching Netflix's new superhero show 'Raising Dion'. In this blog, she tells us why she likes the series which incorporates representation in a variety of ways, from featuring a majority black cast to casting Sammi Haney, a young wheelchair user. Lexi sent some questions to Sammi and she got back to us with a answer video

  • Rock n Roll and Me

    Conor by Conor

    Conor is a member of our Kidz Board and has a love for rock music. He loves to attend live music venues to watch his favourite bands perform. Unfortunately, even in 2019 there is still a large amount of inaccessible venues and this can lead to Conor feeling excluded sometimes.

  • Volunteers Week 2019

    Whizz-Kidz by Whizz-Kidz

    Volunteers’ Week is a time to say thank you for the fantastic contribution volunteers make. Here we are recognising some of the Whizz-Kidz volunteers who help us do the work that we love to do,

  • Life comes a “Full Circle”

    Somo by Somo

    Somo Global recently conducted a Hack Day, aimed at finding accessible solutions for wheelchair users. Priya – Somos Client Solutions Director, and the lead of the winning Full Circle project – wrote a post on what inspired her to come up with the idea of Full Circle and how this solution can help wheelchair users.

  • Kira’s leaving words

    Kira by Kira

    Kira was announced as Chair of Kidz Board in January 2018. Since then she has gone on to be a confident, powerful, opinionated voice for Whizz-Kidz. We are extremely proud and grateful for all of the hard word that Kira has put in. Kira has now decided to step down from Kidz Board and pass the baton on. Here we have some leaving words from Kira detailing her experience with Whizz-Kidz and where she plans to go next.

  • A very Welsh goodbye

    Josh by Josh

    Josh has represented Wales on the the Kidz Board for over two years. During this time he has supported Whizz-Kidz services in the region, and taken part in several campaigns. Josh has decided to step down from the Kidz Board and focus on some other commitments. Here are his final words to Whizz-Kidz.

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