Tuesday, October 11, 2016The new chief executive of Leonard Cheshire Disability welcomes the U-turn on benefits assessment, but is ready to talk tough on the government’s record reports The Guardian
Tuesday, October 11, 2016The world’s foremost international forum on furthering the empowerment and inclusion of disabled people is taking place in Edinburgh from 25 to 27 October 2016, and will attract some 1000 delegates from more than 60 countries reports Charity Today.
Thursday, October 6, 2016Viewers have gone online to complain about the use of the Wizard of OZ term in reference to the character with dwarfism reports the Sun.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016EASTENDERS fans have praised the BBC One soap for raising awareness about disability reports OK Magazine.
Monday, October 3, 2016Welfare boss Damian Green won praise from disability charities yesterday for ending medical assessments for the long-term sick reports the Daily Mirror.
Monday, October 3, 2016The Paralympics is over for another four years and I for one am feeling a little bereft. And also a bit uncomfortable. Says Jo Arden in The Drum.
Thursday, September 22, 2016U.K. Government research shows that disabled people make up 19% of the U.K. population yet the difference between the employment rate of disabled people and the whole population in the U.K. stands at 33 percentage points.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016Ronnie Murray, group head chef for Mark Hix, told the Standard: “I’d love to see more disabled access in kitchens. There’s no reason if you’re in a wheelchair you can’t get behind the stove.”
Monday, September 19, 2016Will Pike, who was injured during the 2008 terror attacks in Mumbai and as a result is now paralysed below the waist, has created a film highlighting how many shops and videos are off limits to disabled users.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016
In the bioethics community, many academics say humans have a moral imperative to have the best children possible.