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.
Scottish rugby legend Doddie Weir has been recognised in the New Year Honours List.
The National Autistic Society’s Autism Hour has returned for its second year. Last year saw over 5,000 retailer taking part in the world’s first mass…
With 61 caps under his belt for Scotland’s national rugby team, Doddie Weir is not only adored, respected and admired on the pitch, but off it as well. On…
Specially edited adverts that appear across Channel 4 have been edited to feature abusive comments posted about actors involved. The new adverts will be screened…
Charity Muscular Dystrophy UK is taking over as co-chair of the Changing Places Consortium, the campaign group calling on fully accessible toilets. MDUK are taking…