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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

  • Dating As a Wheelchair User - Kira’s Story

    Kira by Kira

    One of the most important things to remember is that everyone has their own experience of love and relationships. That also means that wheelchair users all have their own separate experiences.

  • My ‘Guide’ to London Marathon Success

    Jonathan Tear ran London Marathon 2017 in just under four hours. When you have a visual impairment, walking around let alone running around can be a challenge in itself. Read on to find out why Jon set this particular challenge for himself and how he went about preparing for it.

  • 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.

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