After the BBC's Frank Gardner was left on a plane at Heathrow Airport waiting for his wheelchair to be returned to him upon landing - we ask, why does this keep happening to wheelchair-users? Nikki and Emma explain the very complex and very Covid reasons behind it and reveal some possible solutions that might be coming your way soon. We also hear from wheelchair-users who join in with Frank's annoyance. Aidy Smith was a successful child actor until he developed Tourette's Syndrome and the industry stopped booking him for jobs. With a bit of imagination and a knowledge of drinks …
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The shocking stories of blind people falling off railway platforms
Eurovision contestant Sheldon Riley says that being neurodivergent and LGBT "was tough”
Nikki Fox meets the families making difficult energy decisions
When escaping Ukraine, Tanya took her tyre pump instead of her favourite dress.
Many in ParaGB are injured military veterans – why is snow so good for rehab?
The Winter Paralympics are in Beijing – here’s a lowdown on disabled life in China
Three clinically vulnerable people react to the government's plan for living with Covid
We explore the world of accessible (and inaccessible) sex toys
Kate's symptoms are life threatening - but what about Holly who has no immunity?
'Everything we've worried about has suddenly happened'
Rianna says the colour of her skin makes it harder to get mental health support
Feeling alone and forming relationships
When mental and physical health collide
Celebrating pets, with positive mental health stories and cute pictures
The Ouch team reflect on their favourite podcasts from an extraordinary year
Playwright Matilda Feyisayo Ibini on growing up black and disabled in London
Meet the first disabled crew to fly in zero-gravity
Heatwaves, hurricanes and sea levels - what’s climate change got to do with disability?
Good solutions for mental ill health at work