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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

  • 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.

  • My story, my journey, my race

    Paul Smith decided to run the London Marathon 2019 for Whizz-Kidz after being inspired by his uncles determination when he was left paralysed. Here he talks about his journey with training and fundraising so far.

  • 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.

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