Across the world, one billion people – or 15 per cent of the worldwide population – live with a disability. Each year, International Day of Persons with Disabilities works to raise awareness and celebrate disability; and 2019 is no different.
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.
Across the country the high-street is a buzz with shoppers. However, the disabled community are distinctly lacking representation within stores. Purple Tuesday is changing the face of disabled shopping, founder Mike Adams OBE reveals why.
Today (4 November), the average disabled worker stops getting paid, relative to their non-disabled co-workers. As a result, today is known as the Disability Pay Gap Day.
Ranked as the world’s number one Paralympic table tennis player, Will Bayley MBE speaks to Lorne Gillies about swapping his tennis stroke for the cha-cha-cha during this year’s Strictly Come Dancing.
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.
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.
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…
Leading furniture company, IKEA have released an accessible range of furniture to ensure every house becomes an inclusive home.
People are sharing the questions they are asked most often related to their disability on Twitter, highlighting the stigma that still exists around being disabled.
Spreading your wings and travelling to far off lands has never been more accessible. Now, even more airports are banding together to promote inclusive travel so disabled adventurers can experience the wonders of air travel.
We can’t escape it: Brexit. Everywhere you look there is breaking news, analysis, theories and more on what is happening. The most important question is: how will Brexit affect the disabled community?
Acquiring a disability can be a challenging time, especially if it was not your fault. Medical Solicitors are on hand to support clients with amputation claims.
As the excitement for Naidex builds, we take a look at why disability exhibitions and events are so crucial to promote the advancements being made in the disabled community.