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Celebrity Profile – Mary Wells

Celebrity Profile – Mary Wells Born:1943 Profession: Singer Significant Work: Was a member of the Supremes and also had solo hits with the songs ‘My Guy’ and ‘Two Lovers’ Disability: Partial blindness, partial deafness and throat cancer As a small child Mary Wells suffered a bought of spinal meningitis which

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Celebrity Profile – Kim Tserkezie

Celebrity Profile – Kim Tserkezie Born: 1973 Significant Work: Penny Pocket (Balamory) Disability: Paraplegic Kim’s parents had to fight in order to get her into inclusive education. She explains on her official website that: “I feel fortunate to have experienced inclusive education. It was a difficult process for my parents

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Celebrity Profile – Kelly-Marie Stewart

Celebrity Profile – Kelly-Marie Stewart Significant Work: Plays Hayley Ramsey in Hollyoaks Disability: Guillain-Barré syndrome Guillain-Barré syndrome is a degenerative condition that can cause paralysis of the legs, arms and in some cases the chest. In Kelly’s case, the condition has only affected her from the waist down however, she

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Celebrity Profile – Kelly Knox

Celebrity Profile – Kelly Knox Born: 1984 Significant Work: Winner of Britain’s Missing Top Model Disability: Born without the lower part of her left arm Kelly Knox has never let her disability stand in her way. In fact, the word ‘disabled’ was banned form her household. Kelly was always determined

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Celebrity Profile – John Lennon

Celebrity Profile – John Lennon Born: 1940 Profession: Musician and political activist Significant Work: Member of the Beatles, writing and performing the song ‘Imagine’, a peace protest from his bed with wife Yoko Ono and changing the face of music forever. Disability: Dyslexia, legally blind without glasses In 1945 Lennon

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