4 July 2019:
Stormzy’s Glastonbury sign language interpreter goes viral for being amazing at her job
3 July 2019:
SEN court case is due to ‘shocking’ and ‘shameful’ austerity impact, say campaigners
20 June 2019:
Tony Awards 2019: Ali Stroker becomes first wheelchair winner
20 June 2019:
Early brain 'signs of Parkinson's' found
19 June 2019:
Blue badge permits: People with 'hidden disabilities' to be eligible
James Johnson can still remember the moment he was told he would never walk again.
Creative industry bodies are calling for the TV industry to “urgently look into” improving the representation of disabled people in response to figures showing fewer than half as many disabled people work in TV compared to the wider workforce.
Disabled people should prepare themselves for more cuts and further attacks on their rights over the next five years, disabled campaigners have warned in the wake of this week’s Queen’s speech.
Social care funding was ‘strikingly absent’ from the Queen’s Speech which set out the Government’s intention to secure the future of the National Health Service by increasing the health budget, integrating healthcare and social care and ensuring the NHS works on a seven day basis.
Campaigners say the support needs and caring role of about 1.7 million adults in the UK who have grown up with a disabled brother or sister are overlooked.
UK cancer survival is worse than in other countries because GPs here are less likely to refer patients straight away and have less direct access to CT and MRI scans, an international survey of GPs has found.
The new government has downgraded the importance of the role of the minister for disabled people, just days after winning the general election.
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Gavin Harding has been appointed as mayor for Selby, North Yorkshire, making him the UK’s first mayor with learning disabilities.
Leading activists appalled by the prospect of another five years of attacks on disability rights and equality – following the election of a majority Conservative government – are working on plans to set up a new national organisation of disabled people.