March 26 is Purple Day, a chance to dress head to toe in purple and spread awareness about epilepsy. Emma Storr chatted to founder Cassidy Megan about why the day is so important .
Tomorrow (26 March) is Purple Day, which raises awareness about epilepsy. A condition which is often misunderstood, Purple Day aims to set straight any misconceptions and bring together people who are living with the condition.
Every year, World Down Syndrome Day takes place to raise awareness about Down’s syndrome, and promote opportunities for people living with the condition. This year’s theme is We Decide – how will you be celebrating?
The Home Nations are set to unite thanks to BT, who have announced plans to launch one of the largest footballing programmes across the UK – making football accessible to all.
Disability campaigner, Jack Marshall, has been recognised in the New Year Honours list, being awarded a British Empire Medal for his work.
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.
Celebrating International Day of Persons with Disability, charity Motivation are bringing accessibility and equality to Uganda with their pioneering Motivation All-Stars Appeal.
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.
New guidelines on the use of medicinal cannabis have been described as an ‘important first step’, by a leading charity.
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.
Today (30 May) is World MS Day, where a global connection of people are coming together to reveal their life and experiences of multiple sclerosis (MS). This year’s theme will focus on raising awareness of the invisible symptoms of MS and the impacts on daily life.
Last night (22 May) BBC aired their undercover investigation into the abuse and mistreatment of vulnerable adults during their stay at Whorlton Hall, County Durham. It made for appalling viewing and Enable is backing the call for change.
Arthritis Care Awareness Week aims to raise awareness about the realities of living with arthritis, and celebrate the work done by Arthritis charities around the UK, carrying out research and raising funds.
Make time for a brew with Dementia UK as part of their ten-year celebration of Time for a Cuppa – supporting specialist dementia nurses.
Disability charity, Leonard Cheshire, has announced TV presenter and disability activist, Sophie Morgan, as the face of their Inclusive Education in Zambia campaign.