Cycling might seem like an impossible dream to some people with disabilities But that’s being challenged by a local charity which loans out …
Naidex (returning to the Birmingham NEC on the 28th-30th of March) is Europe’s leading event for the disability, independent living and care sector. &…
Euan MacDonald became a wheelchair user six years ago having been diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease in 2003. After experiencing a host of accessibil…
NHS England is now able to offer microprocessor controlled prosthetic knees under newly approved funding. John Morris, an amputee of over 50 years and …
The Enham Trust has spoken out against the governments’ planned proposals which will mean only one in eight disabled people who want to work will receive the help they need; the equivalent of 45,000 fewer disabled people each year over the remainder of this parliament.
Opening the conference, First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, pledged to: “redouble efforts to tackle inequality head-on” adding that “The economic upheaval of the last decade has exacerbated inequalities across the globe. And we have seen all too clearly what this rise in inequality can lead to. Greater alienation, exclusion and social instability.”
Evaluation of RBLI’s employment support programme, LifeWorks, by New Learning & Work Institute finds 83% of Military veterans achieved positive career outcomes.
Don’t Block The Drop Campaign Highlights Nationwide Problem - Don’t Block The Drop Campaign Highlights Nationwide Problem Campaign Highlights A national campaign by DisabledGo.com, the UK's most popular and trusted Accessibility Checker, has highlighted a shocking number of dropped kerbs being blocked by a range of vehicles across the UK. The 'Don’t Block the Drop' campaign launched in early 2016 to raise awareness of the serious issues that blocking dropped kerbs cause disabled people and those with reduced mobility.
Any carer will tell you that caring is hard work and that unlike the rigours of the workplace proper, there are no designated holidays – and that, in f…
The additional care needs of a disabled child can sometimes mean that siblings feel there’s not enough time for them. Contact A Family tell us how to avoid this.
Read our guide to #volunteering and bring your invaluable skills and enthusiasm to a good cause!
Ever considered a career in Telecoms? There are a huge number of companies welcoming #disability candidates.
Are you heading to #Edinburgh for the #Fringe? Check out our guide to #accessible transport from Lothian Buses.
Check out our review of the Portable A3 Writing Block from TTS Group! #5stars #disability #products
Can you help ENEI & Great Britain Wheelchair Rugby by filling in a short questionnaire? Find out more.
We catch up with the brilliant Grace Clough to talk about #ParalympicsGB's Sportsfest, #Rio2016 and her medal hopes in Brazil.
Meet the nominees being recognised as diversity ambassadors in this year's National Diversity Awards
Naidex 2017 will be at the NEC Birmingham from the 28th – 30th March 2017 and has been acquired by PRYSM Group.
Meet Adam Black, a teacher living with a stutter who is nominated for a National Diversity Award this year! #disability
Need a folding walking stick without the fuss? This review might be for you...
We review this handy gadget to make sure your crutches stay where they should be!
As for myself as a disabled person. I need to believe. I need to get up and tell myself, sometimes through gritted teeth: ‘Yes I ruddy well can!’
Got a great idea? Thinking about starting your own business? Check out our guide for hints, tips and advice!
We catch up with Libby Clegg to find out how her preparations are going for the #Paralympics at #Rio2016
Looking for a handy gadget to hold your crutches? Check out our review of the Buckingham Crutch Pod.