As learning disability charity Mencap marks its 75-year anniversary, chief executive Edel Harris writes exclusively for Enable about the charity’s legacy and the launch of a new campaign.
As the Prime Minister announces plans to reform health and social care in the UK, we look at what to expect and charities reveal their concerns.
Technology has never been more essential for education, professional and personal development. Working to eradicate barriers to technology children and young people with visual impairments face, Guide Dogs is set to release a pioneering pilot.
This week (1-6 June) the Sunnybank Trust is celebrating the bravery of its members with a series of activities and events.
Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month, works to empower and connect the limb loss and difference community to tackle social isolation.
Ahead of Mother’s Day, charity Leonard Cheshire are encouraging you to have a cuppa with BBC TV Gardener’s World presenter Mark Lane and learn how to plant your own hanging basket.
Anyone can experience sleep issues, but for children with a learning disability it can be more common. Charities reveal their top tips to ensure everyone can have a good relationship with sleep.
On Time to Talk Day it’s time to celebrate the Power of Small to make a significant impact to ending mental health stigma.
Teenager Tyrese Dibba is set to return for a one-off Christmas special lesson to get people learning British Sign Language (BSL).
Supporters of Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children can double their donation over the festive period, during the Big Christmas Challenge taking place this week.
In October, cycling enthusiast Sam Smuts is taking on an epic cycling challenge to raise vital funds for WheelPower, who support wheelchair sports.
There are concerns that the number of babies with Down’s syndrome aborted in Scotland will rise following a decision announced by the government.
Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children call on Glasgow community to raise vital funds for equipment to support four-year-old child and her family.
With lockdown restrictions easing it’s time to adapt. Three people share the challenges they face following the guidelines when living with a disability.
Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced plans today (8 July) to prevent mass unemployment due to the ongoing pandemic, but charities say more needs to be done to support young people with disabilities.