Every year 1,200 people with a learning disability die unnecessarily from inappropriate healthcare. With less than a third of women with a learning disability attending a smear test, the impact is undoubtedly contributing to this number. We talk to one woman preparing for her first smear test.Read More
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Epilepsy Society has called on the government to recommend warnings about flashing images on social media to prevent triggering seizures.
Every hour, two people across the UK are told they have Parkinson’s; even so, 87 per cent have faced harassment and discrimination. This World Parkinson’s Day (11 April) it’s time to promote understanding of the condition.
Living with a hidden disability poses its own challenges, but the internet allows you to escape reality to forge a world outside of your illness or disability. Now, a new BBC documentary – ill, actually – is shining a light on the experiences of three young people living with a hidden illness or disability.
Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA) is a vital aid for many disabled students. As the government announce £20,000 worth of funding for disabled postgraduate students, we speak exclusively to Universities Minister Chris Skidmore.
We all struggle to apply mascara without poking ourselves in the eye, or even lipstick. And don’t even get us started on winged eyeliner. Grace Beauty is a new beauty company, striving to ensure make up is accessible to all.
Today (13 March), Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond delivered his Spring Statement in the Houses of Parliament.