Eileen talks disability discrimination with Professor Stephen Hawking

It was indescribably wonderful to have the opportunity to sit beside Professor Stephen Hawking and tell him about what we are fighting for in...

ELECTION MANIFESTO .. OR LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT? A PETITION TO CHANGE WHAT POLITICIANS PROMISE?

The June 8th 2017 General Election produced an election upset and a 'hung parliament'. And it was generally felt that the Tories 'lost' a huge...

‘AND ANOTHER ONE BITES THE DUST’

In an earlier article we launched our campaign to replace a Political Party's Manifesto with a Legally Binding Contract .. see Election Manifesto .. or...

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...

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...

DISABILITY IS THE ONE DISCRIMINATION WE ALL SEEM TO IGNORE AND WE MUST STOP

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...

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...

PROMOTING DISABLED PEOPLE

We recently posted an article titled 'Fashion And The Disabled Girl' which has prompted many of our site visitors to tell us how little...

PLEASE DON’T DIE OF FORGETFULNESS

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

Sex and Disability

It is estimated that over 10% of British men have paid for sex at least once. And that would mean over 200,000 disabled men...

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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...