The extra costs of being disabled

Scope, the disability charity, is running an interesting campaign at the moment about the extra costs of being disabled. Its online quiz 'The price is wrong' is quite the eye-opener. We're not quite in the realms of having to buy a wheelchair that's more expensive than an Audi, but I know first-hand how expensive special needs equipment …

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It’s amazing the things you forget…

I think it's safe to say that everyone - men, women, parents and non-parents alike - knows that there are certain things you forget about the early days of having a baby. The pain of battered and bruised bits, or C-section scar, the cracked nipples, the leaking boobs, the zombie-like state that you exist in …