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As the online world continues to grow and with more and more people becoming social influencers, it's a great time for individuals to share their voice. There are millions of influencers out there from beauty bloggers to foodies who inspire their own community.
Here is our list of Disability advocates and influencers that are dominating the internet in 2019.
With over 11,000 followers Jennie Berry is taking Instagram by storm, she shares her day to day life in a wheelchair. Jennie is also a big advocate for making sure red cords hang loose, a subject she has talked extensively about on radio stations and television programmes. Follow Jennie's journey with her quirky Q&A's, her hydrotherapy experience and her everyday life as a girl in her twenties.
Melanie is a 32-year-old traveller on wheels. With a big online community Melanie shares her love for travel, she blogs about accessible travel adventures and life with limb-girdle muscular dystrophy. Melanie takes inspirational travel photos and inspires a generation of people to take on an adventure. "My presence online serves only one purpose: To bring a minor contribution to benefit the wheelchair community wishing to travel".
Sophie Bradbury-Cox has over 6,000 followers on her Instagram. Her feed is a celebration of colour and fashion. Sophie has spinal muscular atrophy type three and although she can't walk or stand she continues to inspire people with disabilities and helps them express themselves through fashion.
Clara is the face of our Quickie Q100 powerchair, she blogs about all things fashion, veganism and travel. Clara has Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS) a form of Hypermobility Syndrome (HMS), but she doesn't let her condition stop her from reaching her goals. Clara has over 8,000 followers on Instagram, she promotes self-love and continues to inspire her followers to love themselves.
Emma has over 2,000 followers on her Instagram. Emma's blog has regular posts about her personal experiences when it comes to travel. With her travel guides, tips and reviews she is determined to show her audience the possibilities of accessible travel. Emma is also a newspaper and Able Magazine Columnist, as well as an Ambassador for eauansguide and mobiloouk
Richard has over 10,000 followers on his Instagram. He makes videos for newly injured wheelchair users. His fun and educational videos inspire his followers to live without limits.
Nic has a smaller community of over 460 followers where she shares personal experiences including purchasing the new Q700-M. Nic discusses topics like accessibility, anxiety and mental health as well as fighting stigma. "I'm disabled and I'm not going to hide ✌". Discover the ultimate driving experience with the Q700 series
Follow Tania's journey as a disabled blogger and mother. To her 4,000 plus Instagram followers, she shares her wheelie life, accessibility and motherhood. Tania also has a blog where she writes about beauty reviews, hauls and general musings. "We’re all a little bit different in our own ways. I want this blog to be a safe place for us to share & celebrate our differences. I try to EMBRACE MY DIFFERENCES & encourage others to do the same. Whoever you are, whatever you do, I’m sure you’ll find something here you’ll enjoy".