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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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MENTAL HEALTH FOUNDATION: WINTER TALKBACK 2020

From the 'Mental Health Foundation' "We are proud and excited to announce that have launched the Foundation's new strategy for 2020 Making Prevention Happen. Prevention of poor...