Amy Ridout

The Underwater World Where Disability Doesn’t Exist

Quadriplegic diver Dave Hosick, the self-confessed "most average guy in the world," explains why he dives with great white sharks

What It’s Like To Live With Sickle-Cell

The blood disorder, which primarily affects people of African descent, shows the ways in which racial prejudice can cause the health care system to break down.

A Viral Campaign To Bring Disability To The Toy Aisle

Toy Like Me is putting pressure on the big brands to make their toys as diverse as kids are.

A Circus That Shows All Bodies Are Extraordinary

In London, a circus troupe made up of the disabled and able-bodied alike explores diversity in all its forms. Meet Extraordinary Bodies.

Fitness, Pain, and Ankylosing Spondylitis

Despite her diagnosis, Keefa Hawkins pushes her body to the limits through Crossfit: part of a quest to show that physical fitness is for everyone.

The Mom Who Refused To Give Up

When Kaylee Mynot was born with pulmonary hypertension, doctors said there was no cure, and she would die before she was five. For her mum, Kaye, that just wasn't good enough.

Roughing It Around The World, On Wheels

For nine months, Eamon Wood backpacked alone across Europe and the United States, proving the hostel life isn't just for those with the use of two feet.

What It’s Like Going Deaf In Your Thirties

Morgan Martins was thirty-five before being diagnosed with Meniere's Disease. Getting through the transition took as much love as it did strength.

Sailing Blind Around The Mediterranean

After a series of disasters saw her lose her home and her sight, Sue Fockner set sail for a new life on the Turkish Mediterranean.

The Tale Of The Long Island Mariner

Type 2 diabetes and weekly dialysis won't stop Peter Lamia from hauling in the bluefins whenever he can.