The UK Government has released their National Disability Strategy with ambitions on how to upgrade employment support and opportunities, housing and transport access for the 14.1 million disabled people currently living in the UK.
Exploring in nature to befriending the elderly in his local community, volunteering opportunities has seen Owen Thomas helping others and raising awareness of disability.
Volunteering since he was a teenager, Thines Ganeshamoorthy credits his experience of giving back to the local community and charities for helping to find his voice and transition into his dream career.
Being a volunteer comes with personal and professional positives, alongside getting to work, support, and communicate with members of your local community. After a challenging year for disabled volunteers, charities take the time to show their gratitude.
Campaigner Sophia Kleanthous is an outgoing and ambitious young woman, working to end disability discrimination and shine a light on ableism in society. This International Women’s Day, Sophia is campaigning for the recognition of all women.
Research by Leonard Cheshire has revealed that disabled people have been plunged into crisis by the COVID-19 employment landscape.
Figures reveal that reports of violent disability hate crime continue to rise across England and Wales, with only one in 62 cases charged by police.
Leonard Cheshire says the government should introduce Purple Passports and extend furlough to avoid a winter jobs crisis for disabled people.
Leonard Cheshire has been selected for a Silver Award by The British and Irish Association of Zoos and Aquariums for their Can Do programme.
Community has never been more important than it is now, and during Volunteers’ Week 2020 it’s time to celebrate the people who have been giving back.
Are you bursting with creative content? Have you got an eye for the latest news story? Disability charity Leonard Cheshire and On Our Radar have teamed up to build a network of disabled citizen reporters.
Everyone has experienced the joy of playing with LEGO. Now, even more children will get to share in this joy as the toy manufacturer launches their grassroots project: Braille Bricks.
Disability charity, Leonard Cheshire, has announced TV presenter and disability activist, Sophie Morgan, as the face of their Inclusive Education in Zambia campaign.
Powerchair pioneer, Jon Bolding is using his time as England captain to get more people playing powerchair football. As a Can Do Sport supporter, a…
A Kirkcaldy MP has backed Leonard Cheshire’s latest campaign Change 100, which is working to get more disabled people into employment. At present this disability…