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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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From 'Time to Change' Opening up about mental health can help end the shame and isolation felt by many of us with mental health problems. That's...