Category: Disability

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How 2016 is set to be a breakthrough year for actors with autism on stage and screen

Jules Robertson is revealing how he broke Twitter. “The reaction has been really good, really positive. I get the best lines as well — I steal the...
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Canadian woman with epilepsy calls for better disability signage on public transport

A young woman who has seizures is asking the public transport system in British Columbia, TransLink, to update its priority seating signage to refl...
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Kelly Knox: The Model Championing Body Confidence For People With Disabilities

Written By: Ellen Wallwork  24/2/16 Body confidence has become synonymous with feeling happy with your dress size, but for many people it goes beyond...
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UK diversity would lack without Sign Language

With more than 900 signatures in support of saving American Sign Language classes, it’s clear the UK and Lexington communities understand the import...
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Is your business doing enough to be wheelchair friendly?

Some 54 per cent of disabled people have difficulty accessing shops, while 34 per cent face problems accessing hospitals. An incredible 63 per cent of...
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Northampton Youth Forum and beyond…

By Lindsey Ambrose, Diversity, Equality and Inclusion Lead, St Andrew’s Healthcare National Diversity Awards – Community Organisation: Age – Win...
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Disability sports teams feature in national campaign

Written By: Graeme Hetherington 21/2/16 A PAIR of Middlesbrough based disability sports teams are featuring in a national campaign to raise awareness ...
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Teenage quadruple amputee told to prove he is disabled to keep benefits

Written By: Ian Johnson   17/2/16 A teenager whose arms and legs were amputated after he nearly died from meningitis was ordered to attend a work a...
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Five Years Ago

Written By: Christopher Malpas Five years ago today a GDMI (Guide Dog Mobility Instructor) entered my life and started, what for her would be just a n...
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Warrington Disability Partnership looks to make a splash with swimathon

Written By: Adam Everett  15/2/16 Warrington Disability Partnership hopes to make a splash by raising thousands of pounds with a swimathon. The chari...