LET’S GET ‘DISABILITY CONFIDENT’ MOVING

We have commented before on the 'Disability Confident' scheme and listed the 21 FTSE 100 companies that have signed up. But, as we said,...

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...

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...

AC/DC STAR DIES OF DEMENTIA

Malcolm Young, guitarist with the rock band AC/DC, has died at 64 after a battle with dementia. He founded the Australian band, best known for...

PROOF OF THE PURPLE POUND

By Martyn Sibley Yesterday Airbnb completed the acquisition of Accomable. An accessible travel business I co-founded in 2015 with Srin. What started as an idea...

IF YOU ARE A CHARITY AND WANT TO RAISE SIGNIFICANT FUNDS .. THEN PLEASE...

As the founder of Disability Talk I am extremely pleased and proud to announce the launch of CARITAS WWW.CARITASPRODUCTS.COM And for more information on how to...

BILL GATES DONATES £38 MILLION TO BEAT DEMENTIA

Bill Gates, the software billionaire, has said he will invest in a British dementia fund set up to accelerate the search for a cure. The...

CARE CHARITIES FACING FINANCIAL HARDSHIP

Social care for vulnerable adults is under threat following the ruling that minimum pay rates apply - even for 'sleep-in' shifts. And a lot...

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...

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...

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