Dawn Butler stands up for British Sign Language in parliament

Yesterday I made history by becoming the first member of parliament to ask a question in the House of Commons using British Sign Language...

Lords to fight against disability benefit changes

Peers will attempt to delay changes that would deny some people disability benefits after they were attacked by the Government’s own welfare experts. The fight against...

£10BN COST OF ARTHRITIS

Arthritis costs the UK healthcare system over £10billion a year! And it is estimated that £118.6billion will be spent on the condition over the...

NAIDEX APRIL 2018 DISABILITY EXHIBITION

Naidex is Europe's most exciting event dedicated to disability, independent living and healthcare professional sectors. In the wake of the huge success of the...

FOOTBALL, HEADING & DEMENTIA

The English Football Association (FA) wants the governing world body (FIFA) to investigate the possible links of heading footballs and dementia. This comes after its...

DISABLED PERSONS RAILCARD

A disabled persons railcard means 1/3 off adult rail fares for travel on the national Rail network in Great Britain. And this saving also...

HOLLYWOOD STILL SNUBBING ACTORS WITH DISABILITIES!

Eileen Grubba was working alongside other actors on a TV commercial when she realised the director's eye was caught by her uneven gait. He started...

PENNY’S HOME!!

After 5 months in French Hospitals, following a traumatic car crash, Penny has finally come home. In her own words she explains the joy of...

HOW DO I? MOBILE TECHNOLOGY FOR THE GREATER GOOD

How Do I? are using mobile technology to make places more accessible. They are also modernising training and onboarding using mobile tap-to-launch video tutorials created...

‘HOLBY CITY’ TO SHINE A LIGHT ON MENTAL HEALTH

Airing late August Holby City is dedicating a whole episode to the subject of mental health. Much of the action in the show will take place...

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