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Join us to Discuss “Opening Up The Creative Space” – Universal Inclusion

A Unique Event in Liverpool on November 1, 2018 The Creative Space is where the innermost imaginations of…

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Entrepreneur who became paralysed created skincare company worth MILLIONS – Daily Mail Online

An entrepreneur who became paralysed from the neck down after diving into a pool has revealed how…

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Is an Inclusive Workforce Still a Distant Dream? – ICube Media

While most companies are making an effort to have a diverse workforce, which could inculcate everyone in…

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Almost 200,000 disability benefit claimants to be handed £5,000 each – Daily Mail Online

Almost 200,000 disabled people will receive backdated benefit payments of up to £10,000 each following a catastrophic…

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Aphasia Cafe at BITMOs GATE – South Leeds Life

Aphasia is a condition that may occur after a brain injury, and most commonly from a stroke…

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Gerald Simonds helps Mitch plan for the future with the LEVO LAE standing wheelchair

    GERALD SIMONDS HELPS MITCH PLAN FOR THE FUTURE WITH…

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Step and Stone: a Bristol-based bakery training people with learning disabilities – Disability Horizons

Disabled people are twice as likely to be unemployed as non-disabled people, and only one in every…

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Olympic Park Wheelchair Basketball Tournament raises over £20,000 to Support Disabled Female Athletes

  A charity Wheelchair Basketball Tournament held at the Olympic…

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A Blueprint When Feeling Blue: How A Mental Health Diagnosis Can Be Empowering – Jen Reviews

Read more at: https://www.jenreviews.com/mental-health-diagnosis/ A word cloud demonstrates some common words associated with the…

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Wheelair and Moulded Seating: Now a Reality With Consolor Ltd! – wheelAIR

We are extremely excited to share with you that we are now working with specialists in custom…

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Accessible Spaces – Exploring access to public, leisure and event spaces – Sigma

To many, accessibility is often thought of as a way of solving immediate issues, whether they be…

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Disability and travel: why Berlin and Hamburg are definitely worth visiting – Disability Horizons

Disability Horizons writer Wolf, a wheelchair user from New Zealand, has set off on a four-month-long trip…

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Lib Dem conference: Universal credit migration is set for disaster, warns Lloyd – DisabledGo Blog

The impact of the “migration” of hundreds of thousands of disabled people onto universal credit from next…

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New job stats raise questions over ministers’ boasts on disability employment – DisabledGo Blog

New figures obtained by a disabled people’s organisation – after ministers refused to commission the work themselves…

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Ministers quietly drop plans for ‘parallel process’ on working-age social care – DisabledGo Blog

Ministers have quietly decided to include the support needs of working-age disabled people in their new social…

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‘Amazing’ treatment helps paralyzed people walk again – CNN

Kelly Thomas inches across the soft grass, using a walker to navigate her way. Each step is…

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DWP’s secret benefit deaths reviews: Investigations into deaths doubles in two years – DisabledGo Blog

The number of secret reviews carried out by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) into deaths…

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Disability rights: why our collective voice would be much stronger – Disability Horizons

David Proud, the first disabled actor to join the cast of Eastenders, believes that disabled people have…

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Train companies could face court over inaccessible rail replacement buses – DisabledGo Blog

Train companies are facing possible legal action over their failure to ensure that replacement bus services are…

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Autistic MP calls for change in equality laws to make parliament less hostile – DisabledGo Blog

An autistic MP who has only been able to make two speeches in the main Commons chamber…

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The Girl Behind Dark Glasses: a memoir of living bedridden with ME – Disability Horizons

Writing can be a great outlet, especially when it comes to dealing with a life-changing disability. Jessica,…

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Hundreds of thousands more PIP claimants would challenge awards… if they could – DisabledGo Blog

New government research shows that hundreds of thousands more claimants of personal independence payment (PIP) would have…

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Hope for major social security ‘brutality’ campaign after ‘breakthrough’ Labour meeting – DisabledGo Blog

Many of the disabled activists who have played a key role in exposing the harm caused by…

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Tributes to ‘generous-natured, passionate and courageous’ activist – DisabledGo Blog

Fellow activists and friends have paid tribute to Juliet Marlow, the “campaigning linchpin” of the organisation that…

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Exhibition of photographs aims to show ‘story arc of Deaf community’ – DisabledGo Blog

A new exhibition of pictures by two Deaf photographers will highlight the achievements of a dozen Deaf…

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Wheelchair exercise: using Zumba to make fitness more inclusive – Disability Horizons

Our Deputy Editor Shannon, who uses a wheelchair, didn’t think she would be able to participate in…

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Bill on mental capacity and liberty deprivation ‘will take disability rights backwards’ – DisabledGo Blog

Disabled campaigners say the government must delay a controversial bill they believe would make it easier to…

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“This is why I fight to overcome barriers to employment for disabled people.” – Scope’s Blog

Max, a writer and Disability Gamechanger, writes about the challenges he faces finding employment as a person…

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David Proud: disability is never an individual diagnosis – Disability Horizons

Actor David Proud, who was born with spina bifida, has appeared in a number of BBC TV…

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Silverstone and Volunteering with M.E

by: CHRISTOPHE WILSON Having M.E as a 60 something bordering…

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Opening Up The Creative Space

The recent fires within Rivington were featured heavily in…

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Improve your wheelchair skills and get more out of life – Cyclone

Learning how to use a wheelchair properly is an important part of the rehabilitation process after a…

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“This is how assistive technology is helping me live the life I choose” – Scope’s Blog

A keen campaigner and writer, Raisa uses lots of different assistive technology to help her do day…

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Government ‘discriminated against DPOs’ in awarding £29m development programme – DisabledGo Blog

The equality watchdog is examining claims that the government has discriminated against UK disabled people’s organisations (DPOs)…

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Disabled teenager who met Harry and Meghan at WellChild charity do was barred from returning to school to sit her A-levels ‘for having too much time off SICK’ – Daily Mail

A disabled schoolgirl who met Prince Harry and Meghan Markle after being honoured for battling two incurable…

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Anger over government’s ‘pathetic’ election access report – DisabledGo Blog

The government’s response to a consultation on how to make voting more accessible to disabled people has…

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Deaf boss forced to appeal for charity support after Access to Work court defeat – DisabledGo Blog

A Deaf chief executive is having to appeal to charity to fund the support he needs to…

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Why does the cinema cost more for disabled customers? – Disability Horizons

Wheelchair user Simon Sansome, who runs the disability blog Ability Access, loves going to…

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Members raise concerns over Disability Labour’s ‘consistent failure’ – DisabledGo Blog

Disabled Labour activists have gone public with their concerns about the “consistent failure” of the organisation set…

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DWP facing court over claimant’s universal credit ‘fit for work injustice’ – DisabledGo Blog

A disabled man who was unfairly found “fit for work”, and then saw his benefits slashed by…

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Olympic Park Wheelchair Basketball Tournament to support Women in Disability Sport

Leading disability charity Path to Success has announced September 25th as the date of its 3rd annual…

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Whats the real weight of a manual wheelchair? – Disability Horizons

Weight has been the focus of the active wheelchair market for the last few years, after all,…

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Calls for tourism industry to do more to cater for disabled people – DisabledGo Blog

Some of the country’s most accessible tourist and visitor attractions to disabled people have been highlighted today. Minister…

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One step closer to creating the world’s first bionic EYE: Scientists 3D print a prototype ‘eyeball’ – Daily Mail

Scientists have taken another important step towards building the world’s first bionic eye, which could give millions…

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Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra establishes disabled-led ensemble – Rhinegold

The Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has become the first symphony orchestra in the world to have a…

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Retailers back UK’s first ‘accessible shopping day’ – DisabledGo Blog

Major retailers have backed the launch of the UK’s first “accessible shopping day”, which will see businesses…

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Disconsortia – a disabled artist led consortium of extraordinary voices – Disability Arts Online

Disabled artists have always had a healthy appetite for discussion and debate, and for getting together to…

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Explore the world with Lonely Planet’s Accessible Travel Phrasebook – Disability Horizons

Part of what makes travelling with a disability tricky is trying to convey your needs to a…

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Inclusive Technologies for Students with Disabilities

Technology has played its part in education over the years. In the past couple of years…

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We speak to Marsha De Cordova, Shadow Minister for Disability – Disability Horizons

Labour MP and Shadow Minister for Disability Marsha De Cordova, is visually impaired due to the condition…

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