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Lupus: time to take action

Largely unspoken about, lupus can cause severe damage to the body’s organs, but a lack of awareness is creating long wait times for diagnosis and leaving people living with the condition at risk.


Learning after an acquired brain injury

The classroom and education are critical for all developing young people. When a pupil is returning to the classroom after an acquired brain injury, knowing how to best support their needs is imperative. A new resource is here to help.


Getting into the world of work and apprenticeships

The route into your dream field is never linear, there are a range of pathways to best meet your needs. From accessible apprenticeships to disability focused employment services, you’re sure to be clocking in to a new career in no time.


The hidden 13.6 million unpaid carers

With an exponential rise of unpaid carers during the pandemic and no increase in support provisions, the hidden workforce is at risk of being left behind.





The need for good care during Good Care Month

Carers provide a lifeline for both the people they look after and unpaid carers. This Good CareMonth we celebrate those continually giving back and call for more people in the profession.



Guide Dogs charity providing Tech for All

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.


Interview: Down’s syndrome and The Abortion Act 1967

Ninety per cent of women who learn their unborn baby has Down’s syndrome choose to terminate the pregnancy. Termination for a pregnancy that detects Down’s syndrome is, by law, legal until the point of birth. In a landmark case, campaigners are calling on the law to change.



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