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Weekly roundup: this week in disability news

From the first ever British Sign Language interpreter in the history of Prime Minister’s Questions to raising awareness during Tinnitus Week, a lot has happened in the world of disability this week.




Thousands missing out on right to a voice

Communication Matters  – the lead UK wide charity which works for and brings together everybody who has an interest in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC)…


Events venue open to all

The NEC, the UK’s largest exhibition and events venue is now truly open to all, through investment in a new toilet. The National Exhibition Centre…




Disabled racer Mark in flying form

A former Marine, who lost his leg in a road accident before taking up a career as motorcycle racer, has made a flying start to the new…




Sophie’s Choice

In May 2012, when aged just 15, Bath’s Sophie Kamlish sprung onto the international Paralympic scene as she won a bronze medal in her first…