ATOS & CAPITA ‘WARNED TO IMPROVE PIP DISABILITY TESTS’

Atos & Capita must improve the delivery of Personal Independence Payments (PIPs) or face losing their contracts, MP Frank Field has said. Frank Field, MP The government says...

AUTUMNAL CHANGE: IS IT COMING? OR IS IT ALREADY HERE?

By Martyn Sibley "I have a love/hate relationship with autumn. Let's start with hate. Maybe that's too strong a term. But as it gets colder and...

HOW DISABLED WOMEN AND NON-BINARY PEOPLE EXPERIENCE NON-CONSENSUAL TOUCHING

Amy Kavanagh, as part of the University of Sussex, is conducting research into disabled women & disabled non-binary people's experiences of non-consensual touching, harassment, hate...

ATOS, MAXIMUS AND CAPITA QUESTIONED ON ‘GRUELLING’ MEDICAL ASSESSMENTS

The Work and Pensions Committee questioned Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) contractors Atos, Capita and Maximus, who carry out the medical assessments for...

HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD

By Martyn Sibley Without technology I'd be screwed! This weeks video asks the question, what technology do you use to enable your life and career? To play...

BREAKING SAD

The Upside is a film (inspired by a true story) about a disabled person being cared for by an ex-convict. Philip (Bryan Cranston) is a...

A DISABILITY TALK EXCLUSIVE!! STEP FREE TRANSPORT (Part Two)

Having highlighted that 198 London Underground Stations are NOT step free 'Transport for London' have outlined their plans for the future. "In December 2016, the...

KATE JENNINGS IS AN #ALLin AMBASSADOR – AND THIS IS HER STORY OF COURAGE...

Kate Jennings I turned to blogging at the tender age of 35 after my kidneys went into failure and my job as an event officer...

A BUDGET OF QUOTATIONS

Jeremy Corbyn Labour Leader A lot will be no better off and the misery many are in continues. Caroline Abrahams, AGE UK The budget's failure to acknowledge...

“MY DISABLED WORLD” – EIGHT MORE OF YOUR POEMS

CLOSING DATE FOR ENTRIES 31st OCTOBER 2020 [email protected] VIRGIN MEDIA are joint sponsors of "My Disabled World" A LIST OF OUR NOMINATED CHARITIES SO FAR MS (twice);  Cancer...

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