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SOCIAL WORK ENGLAND BECOMES THE NEW SPECIALIST REGULATOR FOR SOCIAL WORKERS

On Monday 2nd December Social Work England took over from the 'Health and Care Professions Council' as the new specialist regulator for the profession. Social work is...

LADY FUCHSIA: WANTING TO PERFORM BUT FIGHTING PREJUDICE

This is the story of Fuchsia Samantha Carter .. known as Lady Fuchsia "I've always loved to perform. When I was between the ages of...

INCLUSION MATTERS: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH EILEEN GRUBBA

INCLUSION MATTERS: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH EILEEN GRUBBA Eileen Grubba is a Hollywood Actress best known for her 'edgy' guest roles in shows such as Sons of...

JACK CARROLL: EATEN BY LIONS

Jack Carroll is a comedian, writer and actor and is probably best remembered as runner up in 2013 on Britain's Got Talent. Born in...

A BIOGRAPHY OF VINCE STASKEL: BORN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY – AN EXTRAORDINARY MAN

Vince Staskel - In his own words "Growing up in the 1950-60s there was no ADA or very much anything physically accessible available to me....

CONVERSATIONS WITH TANNI GREY-THOMPSON

An interview with Tanni Grey-Thompson by Martin Sibley "It's not everyday that I get to meet someone working in the House of Lords. It's also not every...

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Tina Weaver is the Chief Executive of the charity 'Wellbeing Of Women'. It is dedicated to improving the health of women and babies, to...

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LET’S CONGRATULATE THE NATIONAL THEATRE & SPOTLIGHT

Long overdue but at last a breakthrough! The National Theatre together with Spotlight have compiled a database of Actors with disabilities. We know from our own American correspondent, Hollywood...

DISABILITY IS THE ONE DISCRIMINATION WE ALL SEEM TO IGNORE AND...

Disability Talk has received kind permission from Saira Khan, Steve Wood and the Sunday Mirror to reproduce the following article. Saira Khan admits she rarely encounters disability and wants to change...

THE BODYKIND FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL OF BODY ACCEPTANCE - 13-15 OCTOBER .. TOTNES Bodykind, who are hosting the festival, are a grassroots, non-profit, whole community event organisers, with the aim...

THE WILLIAM MERRITT CENTRE ANNOUNCE NEW ACCESSABILLITY EXHIBITION

The William Merritt Centre are pleased to announce the new name for their annual exhibition is the AccessAbility Exhibition. It will take place on...

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By Martyn Sibley "October and November have passed in a flash! I always fall in to the trap of freaking out on why I'm feeling tired, and a little lower mood in autumn. Then I...

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By Martyn Sibley "In our efforts to change the world, spearheaded by these posts (obviously!), we've covered a lot of ground." "Topics like getting clarity, not burning out, sharing your experiences, connecting with or even building...

PURPLE MENTORS AND JOINING DOTS

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