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...

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...

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...

WHEELCHAIR RULES OK?

The UK Government has detailed a set of disability rules for when travelling by public transport. For wheelchair users the details are as follows:- WHEELCHAIRS...

THE WORLD OF UNPAID CARERS – BUT WHO CARES FOR THE CARERS?

There are over 13million unpaid carers in the UK and it is estimated that they save the Treasury at least £135billion every year. But...

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...

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...

Rebecca Dann wins Disability Talk photograph competition

  Rebecca Dann, the winner of “A World of Unfairness” said, “I was very nervous, but it was amazing just being in his presence. It...

Can I Inspire You? – John Willis

THERE’S NO SUCH WORD AS CAN’T! These words articulated my mother’s attitude throughout my formative years. She never allowed me to use my lack of...

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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