THE PROFESSIONAL FOOTBALLER’S ASSOCIATION (PFA) IS SETTING UP A NEW TASKFORCE TO EXAMINE BRAIN...

The Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) is setting up a new taskforce to further examine the issue of brain injury diseases in football. The PFA has...

EMPLOYMENT – YOUR DISABILITY RIGHTS

Employment It’s against the law for employers to discriminate against you because of a disability. The Equality Act 2010 protects you and covers areas including: ...

READ MY TRAIN STORY!

This is Sam's (campaigner for Leonard Cheshire) story about her rail experience. Covid-19 has had a big impact on rail travel, with new rules on...

CAN A PERSON WITH DEMENTIA MOVE OUT OF A CARE HOME DURING CORONAVIRUS?

From the Alzheimer's Society Can a person with dementia move out of a care home during coronavirus? As a loved one of a person in residential...

“MY DISABLED WORLD” – AN UPDATE

Our "My Disabled World" poetry has finished .. on the 31st October. Our judges are now going through all the poems with the results...

POETS FOR CHANGE – A POSSIBLE NEW MOVEMENT?

POETS FOR CHANGE [email protected] This is for all those poets who entered our "My Disabled World" poetry competition, and for all of those who may do...

CITIZENS ADVICE HAS HELPED MORE THAN A QUARTER OF A MILLION PEOPLE WITHUNIVERSAL CREDIT...

From Citizens Advice Alongside the latest ONS employment and DWP data, Citizens Advice has released new figures showing it has supported more than a quarter...

“PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA HAVE BEEN THE LAST TO BE CONSIDERED IN THIS PANDEMIC”

From the Alzhiemer's Society Janet's story: 'People with dementia have been the last to be considered in this pandemic'  Janet moved in with her mum, Dorothy,...

THERAPY AND ME

From Martyn Sibley The days and weeks and months are passing quicker than ever. While I’m desperately missing work events and accessible tourism projects, lockdown...

SHIELDERS TOLD TO SHIELD BUT – ONLY UP TO A POINT

FROM DISABILITY RIGHTS UK Shielders told to shield – but only up to a point A second lockdown is now running from 5 November to 2...

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EXAMING CARERS AND DISABILITY BENEFITS

Here is a list of Carers and Disability Benefits from the UK Government Apply for communication support at a job interview if you...