How Disabled People Are Shut Out of Housing
Cal Grevers is 28, but feels like an “eternal teenager” – infantilised by barriers that block him from moving out of his parents’ home in Edinburgh.
The computer science graduate has muscular dystrophy and uses a power chair. Finding a home that is accessible and affordable has proved impossible, and the impact on his wellbeing is grave.
“When you’re a 28-year-old disabled adult and haven’t been away from your family home for more than a few days, you begin to feel like an eternal teenager,” he says. “The lack of...