Receiving a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or another dementia poses a plethora of questions, and Alzheimer’s Research UK is working tirelessly to fund research and work with people directly impacted to provide answers. Most importantly, finding a cure. As we enter a new decade, it’s never looked more positive.Read More
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.
According to learning disability charity, Mencap, only six per cent of people with a learning disability are in paid employment. However, 60 per cent would like to be.
The outside world can present barriers for disabled people: one such barrier is having help forced upon you from non- disabled people. One woman is trying to combat this, encouraging well-meaning members of the public to Just Ask, Don’t Grab.