About the author: Lesley Evans Ogden
Lesley Evans Ogden is a freelance journalist based in Vancouver, Canada. After scaling the ivory tower, turning a lifelong fascination with birds into a PhD in ecology, she parachuted into the wilds of science journalism. She is a regular contributor at BBC Earth, Natural History, New Scientist and BioScience, Lesley is an alumna of the Science Communications Program at the Banff Centre and the Santa Fe Science Writers Workshop. When not working on her next story she enjoys time with family, trail running, hiking, cycling, watching comedy or mystery, and contemplating contemporary enigmas like how odd socks lose their mates.
In Canada, wheelchair basketball brings people together regardless of their abilities. Lesley Evans Ogden asks whether this kind of integration could help dispel stigma, discrimination and misconceptions about disability more widely. Continue Reading Reverse integration – doing disability sport differently