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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

  • January takes on London Marathon… Part Two

    January by January

    January Omotajo ran the London Marathon earlier this year for the first time ever. After hearing about the work Whizz-Kidz does, she decided she wanted to fund-raise on behalf of our charity. Here, January discusses the highs and also the trials and tribulations that come along with running your first marathon. But most importantly, read on to find out why she has decided to do it all again next year.

  • Supporting young people through work experience

    Michael by Michael

    Michael Oyawale is a University student currently studying Finance. Whizz-Kidz have helped him secure several work placements over the last few months. Here he details his experience as a wheelchair user, seeking work experience in his chosen industry.

  • My Time At Nomura

    Natalie by Natalie

    Natalie recently undertook a work placement with Whizz-Kidz at Japanese bank, Nomura. Natalie details her experience there in the following blog post.

  • London Marathon vs Us

    Read Andrea and Richards story about raising Libby and why their interaction with Whizz-Kidz influenced them to run in the London Marathon

  • World Student’s Day

    Choosing whether to live away from home, or not for University is always a difficult decision. Read more about Lexis decision to study at The University of Worcester and Jess's decision to study at The Open University.

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