Sandie Roberts

Sandie Roberts

After becoming suddenly disabled in 2019, and struggling to come to terms as my life was turned upside down, I found joy through acceptance and recognising that disability is not a bad word.

That beauty and happiness can be found because of our disability, not despite it.

I believe that while life with a disability isn’t without its challenges, the world needs to change to accommodate the needs of disabled people to enable us to fully participate in society, rather than disregarding a whole sector of humanity as somehow “less than”.

Feeling as though I lost my sense of identify, I’m now on a mission to encourage and empower others with a disability to live life “in full colour”.

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