DEAF THEATREGOERS TO GET HELP FROM GLASSES

Smart glasses are being tried by the National Theatre in an attempt to make performances accessible to the hearing and visually impaired. They're calling it...

LEARNING LANGUAGES TO STAVE OFF DEMENTIA?

Public health campaigns like 'your five-a-day' should be used to to encourage Britons to learn another language to ward off dementia. Experts say that the...

YOGA COULD CUT HEART HEALTH RISK

Yoga and meditation could help lower the risk of heart disease. Researchers said that the practice may help lower blood pressure and stress which...

DISABLED MAN HAND CYCLES AROUND ENGLAND

Robert Groves is simply inspirational! He is a disabled man on a mission; and that mission is to fight preconceived ideas of what is...

CALLS FOR FRANK FIELD TO RESIGN

Following publication of his controversial writings suggesting that some disabled people should be paid less than the minimum wage, calls have been made asking...

JONNIE PEACOCK TO CHANGE PEOPLES VIEWS

Jonnie Peacock MBE, Paralympic sprint gold medallist, feels his entry into 'Strictly Come Dancing' can change peoples views on disability. He wants the millions...

SEPSIS – THE ‘HIDDEN’ KILLER

A revealing article about Sepsis by Saira Khan is in The Sunday Mirror. Sepsis is a killer and as Ms. Khan says, "it's the biggest...

ONLY 21 FTSE COMPANIES HAVE SIGNED UP TO BE DISABILITY CONFIDENT

The Minister for Disabled People, Penny Mordaunt, has challenged the FTSE Companies (100 of them) to become Disability Confident. So far only 21 have signed...

DISABILITY HATE CRIME – FACTS AND FIGURES

When compiling the facts and figures for this report we would like to extend our thanks to the Metropolitan Police for their statistics and...

AI TO IDENTIFY ALZHEIMER’S

The breakthrough of using algorithms to identify the early signs of Alzheimer's has been made by Marianna La Rocca of the University of Bari...

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THE SCOURGE OF PAVEMENT PARKING

In 2015 our Government promised to look into the issue of pavement parking. What has happened? Very little! The Transport Committee has criticised the 'Department...