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EMPLOYMENT – YOUR DISABILITY RIGHTS

Employment It’s against the law for employers to discriminate against you because of a disability. The Equality Act 2010 protects you and covers areas including: ...

“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 123 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 123 poems entered for our "My Disabled World" poetry competition HERE IS PART TWO (29 Poems) In all there are 123 entries and here,...

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

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

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...

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“MY DISABLED WORLD” – AN UPDATE

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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

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“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

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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. A few months before her 5th birthday, Grubba was paralyzed from the waist down. Doctors didn't think...

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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