Ellie’s Success Story

Ellie Forrester has been doing freelance writing work for a number of years. She has had some articles published in the past mainly on a voluntary basis to build up experience. However, she has been paid for some, including the one below for BBC Wildlife Magazine:


Ellie is currently studying journalism part-time and is also job-seeking for a position within the writing world. Despite her barriers- LD, dyslexia and mild cerebral palsy- she continues to push herself in the direction she wants to go.

“Nine years ago, I reignited my childhood passion for nature. However, I always felt I was missing out when specialist activities such as mammal workshops. It got me thinking about how people with disabilities, whether physical or learning, just don’t have the same access to the countryside.”