The rise in disability visibility on a global scale is something to be celebrated, but that’s not to say there isn’t still a long way to go. Campaigns around the world are going the extra mile, ensuring disabled people get the representation they deserve.
During her gap year Ellie Simpson, who has cerebral palsy, started to feel socially isolated. Motivated to create opportunities for other young disabled people Ellie set up her charity, CP Teens UK, and got involved with sport.
Last issue we shone a light on the growing mistrust in Personal Independence Payment. With understanding limited amongst assessors, the 20-metre rule faces increased disconcert. We investigate the campaign to scrap the 20-metre rule.
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.
There are over 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK. Providing a beacon of guidance, support, and care is an crucial team of workers: Admiral Nurses. Giving specialist dementia support to families, Admiral Nurse Rachel Murray discusses her role.
Watch as beauty and adventure come to life with your chance to win a long weekend break at Hill Lodge, Dorset.
Island life is unlike any other. However, with a disability, living on a remote Scottish island poses some challenges. We speak with Skye and Lochalsh Access Panel to discover disability and accessibility on the Isle of Skye.
New disability emojis have been released today (17 July), on World Emoji Day. The new emojis include wheelchair users, men and women using canes, assistance…
It was a seemingly normal day when TV presenter, Lucy Alexander dropped of her then seven-year-old daughter Kitty at school. Under an hour later, Kitty would be left paralysed.
The National Diversity Awards are retuning for another year to celebrate the people, organisations and achievements of those working to tackle issues currently being faced in society. And the shortlist for 2019 has been revealed.
Today (1 July) the Samaritans annual Talk to Us campaign begins, encouraging the nation to have a chat when times are challenging.
Game of Thrones star, Kit Harington has donated $10,000 (roughly £8,000) to a fan-created fundraiser for learning disability charity, Mencap.
To mark Learning Disability Week 2019, residents from Sanctuary Supported Living have shared stories of how sport has helped them to gain confidence, stay active and become more independent.
Prime Minister, Theresa May has today (25 June) launched a new package of measures to tackle injustices faced by disabled people in the workplace, at home and in the community head on.
Get outside and revel in the benefits of the great outdoors during Deafblind Awareness Week, taking place from 24 to 30 June.