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York based inclusive cycle shop sponsors Diffability podcast to help break down barriers for families living with disabled children

Wednesday, 22 March 2023 19:24

By Barbara Constable

Get Cycling, a York based CIC, has proudly announced it’s sponsorship of the latest season of the Diffability Podcast, hosted by Dadsnet.

Get Cycling, a York based CIC, has proudly announced it’s sponsorship of the latest season of the Diffability Podcast, hosted by Dadsnet. The podcast led by dads Paul & Michael Atwal-Brice, follows their challenging journey of raising their identical twin teenage sons Levi & Lucas, who both have autism & epilepsy, as well as their identical toddler twins, Lance & Lotan. The podcast covers a wide range of topics and features special guests to help others understand more about children’s ‘diffabilities’.

The Atwal-Brice family

The team at Get Cycling, which has been running since 2008, are thrilled to be recognised for their efforts in making cycling accessible to everyone, by supporting such an incredible online podcast series. As an inclusive cycle provider, Get Cycling stock all kinds of cycles, including specialist, inclusive, and adaptable cycles, and delivers them nationwide.

Joanne Mahon, CEO at Get Cycling expressed her pride in being able to support Paul and Michael, stating; 

“Get Cycling is so proud to have been able to play a small part in helping the Diffability podcast spread it’s important message to families across the world. The work they are doing ties in so well with our core mission to make everyday activities, like cycling, as accessible as possible, to everyone.”

Michael Atwal-Brice, host of the Diffability podcast, emphasised the importance of this season for parents and carers of children with additional needs or disabilities. The podcast offers help and advice directly from families living and breathing diverse conditions, as well as from professionals from various charities and organisations who help and support families. Michael added. ‘As parents to children who are disabled, we know full well how difficult times can be, and equally how great times can be. After all, we are all in this together!’

Jack Allen, Head of Content for Dadsnet also added;

"We feel like this is such an important podcast for our community, and wider afield - every day families are being given diagnoses that will rock their world, and this podcast helps let them know that they aren't alone on their journey, from tips and advice from experts on various conditions to resources and places to turn for support. At Dadsnet we are very proud to be able to make this podcast and help families of all shapes and sizes feel less alone."

Whether your child’s Diffability is anxiety, mental health, ASD, ADHD, or any other kind of diagnosis, this podcast aims to help parents feel less alone. Tune in to it on https://www.thedadsnet.com/diffability/

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