In the headlines

The stories making the headlines today. 

 

Tube wheelchair ramps should be permanent, says charity (BBC News)
The London Underground has been made more accessible for the Paralympic Games, but one charity says the new ramps should be a permanent fixture.

Paralympics 2012: £2m boost for disabled sport on another golden day (Guardian)
The organisation taking over the Olympic park at the end of the games has vowed to invest a cool £2 million in disability sport.

School names pool after Paralympian Ellie Simmonds (BBC News)
Cooper and Jordan C of E School in Aldridge have named their new swimming pool after the Paralympic star.

Why disability should not be a barrier to flying (Channel 4 News)
Campaigner Hayleigh Barclay blogs on the accessibility of travel.

Disability video gaming guidelines website launched (BBC News)
New guidelines for games developers to cater for players with accessibility issues.

Learning disability action urged (Press Association)
A Labour MP is urging the government to “tackle and cure” the cause of abuse of people with learning disabilities.

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