Lifting Covid-19 Restrictions is Lifting My Stress Level

Raya, who has muscular dystrophy and respiratory failure, talks about why she is frightened about the changes and concerned about the future of many disabled people. All Covid-19 restrictions have been lifted in England and Northern Ireland, and this will be the case in Scotland and Wales from the end of March. Our writer 

Since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, the message has been the same – it’s a battle and it’s all about the survival of the fittest. Yes, it has never been boldly said but, in my view, people’s actions and attitudes have demonstrated this statement.

As a disabled person, I have always known that there are many barriers for disabled people. I have sadly gotten accustomed to being denied entry to venues due to access, being rejected for job opportunities and battling to gain simple rights that are taken for granted by many…

Read this insightful article by Raya Al-Jadir in Disability Horizons Magazine