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WHAT IS BRONCHIECTASIS?

From the 'British Lung Foundation' As part of a new series of emails focusing on different lung conditions, we’re kicking off with bronchiectasis. In this email,...

HOLLYWOOD ACTRESS READS YOUR POEMS

Hollywood Actress, Eileen Grubba, will read YOUR winning poem from our "My Disabled World" poetry competition on behalf of their chosen charity. They (your...

“MY DISABLED WORLD” – HERE ARE ALL YOUR POEMS (THIS IS PART FOUR)

There are 123 poems entered for our "My Disabled World" poetry competition          HERE IS PART FOUR (25 Poems) In all there are 123...

“MY DISABLED WORLD” – HERE ARE ALL YOUR POEMS (THIS IS PART THREE)

There are 126 poems entered for our "My Disabled World" poetry competition          HERE IS PART THREE (23 Poems) In all there are...

“MY DISABLED WORLD” – HERE ARE ALL YOUR POEMS (THIS IS PART TWO)

There are 126 poems entered for our "My Disabled World" poetry competition HERE IS PART TWO (29 Poems) In all there are 126 entries and here,...

“MY DISABLED WORLD” HERE ARE ALL THE POEMS (THIS IS PART ONE)

There are 126 poems entered for our "My Disabled World" poetry competition HERE IS PART ONE (44 Poems) In all there are 123 entries and here,...

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DEATHS OF PEOPLE ON BENEFITS PROMPT INQUIRY CALL

The family of a woman who took a fatal overdose after her benefit payments were cut say they have begun a legal claim against...

WHAT IS BRONCHIECTASIS?

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SADIQ KHAN HAS BEEN RE-ELECTED AS MAYOR OF LONDON. NOW LET’S...

Sadiq Khan was first elected as Mayor of London in 2016, succeeding Boris Johnson. He has now been re-elected and will serve a further...

“MY DISABLED WORLD” – THE BACKGROUND TO OUR JUDGES: TODAY, MARTYN...

Martyn Sibley is a very successful disabled entrepreneur. Martyn sits on our panel of 12 judges along with Stuart Bensusan, Marsha de Cordova MP, Jeff...

“MY DISABLED WORLD” – WITH JUST OVER A WEEK TO GO...

[email protected] And please, when submitting your entries, please let us know your favourite charity - this is important as we are offering cash rewards (£250)...

“MY DISABLED WORLD” – A FURTHER SEVEN OF YOUR POEMS

[email protected] And please, when submitting your entries, please let us know your favourite charity - this is important as we are offering cash rewards (£250)...

WE ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT VIRGIN MEDIA HAVE JOINED WITH...

As we now have a total prize fund of £6,000 this means, that for the 12 selected 'most liked' entries, we will now be...

“MY DISABLED WORLD” – OUR 2020 POETRY COMPETITION: OPEN TO ALL

"MY DISABLED WORLD" Disability Talk's 2020 "My Disabled World" Poetry Competition Why not enter our 2020 Poetry Awards competition "MY DISABLED WORLD?". It costs nothing to...

HOW TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES BOOST THEIR CAREERS

By Patrick Young from America "Individuals with disabilities such as impaired vision or motor skills face unique challenges in the workforce. This can make finding...

AFTER BATTLING DECADES OF DISCRIMINATION, A DISABLED ACTRESS FIGHTS FOR FUTURE TALENT

2019 was Eileen Grubba’s year. New Amsterdam on NBC. Watchmen on HBO. Swat on CBS. All Rise on CBS—  all popular television shows where Grubba was hired to play a role. She was busy. The work was good. And Grubba...

MARTYN SIBLEY: HURDLES AND MARATHONS

By Martin Sibley I’ve struggled to write an update recently for a couple of reasons. One is that there’s simply not been enough time and energy once I’ve finished everything else. The other is I...

EILEEN GRUBBA: AN INTERVIEW WITH THE HOLLYWOOD ACTRESS AND ADVOCATE FOR PERFORMERS WITH DISABILITIES

Actress Eileen Grubba — physically disabled since childhood, and an advocate for Performers with Disability (PWD) — has always beaten the odds. Her latest roles include: Sons of Anarchy; Watchmen; The Undertaker’s Wife; Stumptown; New Amsterdam; S.W.A.T; Donna On The...

VOICE IS THE FUTURE

By Martin Sibley "The way I describe being disabled is all about societal barriers. Whether from the environment, people's attitudes, or organisational policies: these daily touch points make or break my ability to live a...

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