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...

GET ON BOARD: AN EXCITING UPDATE FROM THE LEONARD CHESHIRE CHARITY!

From the 'Leonard Cheshire' charity "In the past few weeks the government has begun to lift instructions on rail travel. While you're encouraged to limit...

A DAMMING INDICTMENT OF HOW THE UK TREATS VULNERABLE PEOPLE

Professor Philip Alston is the UN's Special Rapporteur (2014 - 2020) and has recently visited this country. He is known as the UN's poverty...

TIME TO TALK DAY – THURSDAY 7 FEBRUARY 2019

Time -To - Change have announced that their 'Time to Talk Day' will take place on Thursday 7 February 2019. And they say that there are...

MADELINE IRWIN – BREAKING THE DISABILITY STIGMA

Although she didn't win (The Miss Washington Pageant) Madeline Irwin went on stage and used her disability as a platform to break the negative...

TODAY IS WORLD DISABILITY DAY!

And where are our politicians announcing their support for 'World Disability Day?' Sunday 3rd December 2017 Disability Day, or the International Day of People, is a...

CHALLENGING PERCEPTIONS!

After spending 20 years in the fashion & beauty industry, founder Jane Bellis became  increasingly jaded with the constant drip feed of unrealistic and...

RETURNING TO THE VICTORIAN ERA?

Experts have warned that the NHS is facing a return to the 'Victorian Age' when it comes to learning disability care because of a...

RUTH PATTERSON: LEAD SINGER OF HOLY MOLY AND THE CRACKERS RELEASES ‘SINK OR SWIM’

From 'Holy Moly & the Crackers' "Wow, its been a long time now since we've been touring. What a strange world we find ourselves in." "So,...

THE FINANCIAL INEQUALITY OF DISABILITY

A report published by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has established that the impact of changes to all tax, social security and...

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