In the headlines

The stories making the news today.

London 2012 legacy plan published (BBC News)
£1.5m investment in disabled sport.

Disabled prisoners’ lives put at risk by poor care and treatment in jail (Guardian)
A focus on the limitations of care for disabled prisoners.

Can the Paralympics inspire a technological legacy? (Independent)
Interesting column on the technology behind the Games.

Australian visa denied to Oxfordshire autistic girl (BBC News)
Legal loophole prevents family from moving Down Under.

Going for gold – recruiting disabled employees (HR Magazine)
Insight into employing disabled workers.

Let the Paralympics legacy be an end to prejudiced attitudes (Guardian)
Pollyanna Perkins takes to the Guardian’s Social Care Network to discuss the importance of improving attitudes towards disabled people.

Charles and Camilla open new Headley Court rehab unit (BBC News)
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall open new rehab unit for injured service people.

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