The festive season can come with the risk of sensory overload for family members who are autistic or have conditions like ADHD. Planning and preparation can ensure that everyone has a merry Christmas.
It’s just around the corner, but there is still time to get some last minute gifts in where you might end up going over budget. The festive season can see you dipping into savings or changing your monthly budget, we take a look at how to spend clever over Christmas.
Rugby player Rob Burrow, who most famously played for Leeds Rhinos, has been diagnosed with motor neurone disease.
The annual Sports Personality of the Year 2019 awards took place last night (15 December), with disabled sporting personalities awarded during the prestigious event.
Naidex, Europe’s most established event dedicated to the future of disability and independent living, is back for its 46th anniversary on the 17th & 18th of March 2019, at Birmingham’s NEC!
Comedian Adam Hills is set to shine a light on disability sport in his upcoming Channel 4 documentary, Adam Hills: Take His Legs (Friday 13 December, 11:30pm). Adam speaks exclusively to Lorne Gillies about his journey to live out his boyhood dream of playing in competitive rugby league and the importance of sport.
Channel 4 have partnered with Sainsbury’s, NatWest and Nationwide, to give airtime to local enterprises that are making differences to the lives of disabled people….
On International Day of Persons with Disabilities, leading broadcasting BBC has launched their new commitment to boost disability representation for 2020 on and off screen in a three-part plan.
Across the world, one billion people – or 15 per cent of the worldwide population – live with a disability. Each year, International Day of Persons with Disabilities works to raise awareness and celebrate disability; and 2019 is no different.
Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disability, charity Motivation are bringing accessibility and equality to Uganda with their pioneering Motivation All-Stars Appeal.
As the December general election approaches, we look at the information and support available to make voting accessible for everyone.
This week (18-22 November) is Learning Disability Work Week, celebrating what great employees people with a learning disability make.
Carers Rights Day is an annual event to make carers aware of their rights, where to get guidance, and to raise awareness of carers’ needs. We speak to one carer about finding support from other parents and this year’s focus: helping carers find their way in local communities.
A new study has revealed that adults can have a 50 per cent chance of becoming a carer, with half of women expected to be carers by the age of 46.
Across the UK there are disability influencers paving the way for a more inclusive society. With the announcement of this year’s Shaw Trust Disability Power 100, one member of the list reveals why it’s so beneficial for the disabled community.