hidden disability

Hidden disability diagnoses have increased by 63% in the UK

  • Over 10 million people in the UK have a hidden disability
  • Only 20% of disabled people have a visible disability
  • Hidden Disability diagnoses have increased by 63% in the…
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Edinburgh disability charity to hold summer holiday camp with help from local school

Edinburgh-based charity SuperTroop, which provides residential breaks for children with learning disabilities, will hold a summer holiday camp on the grounds of Fettes College thanks to the school…

DA Disability Cup Final 2023 Winners

2023 FA Disability Cup Finals

The FA Disability Cup in association with EE, returns for the seventh edition of the tournament, over 24th and 25th June at St. George’s Park.

The finals, which are the largest competition…

disabled wheelchair user

The social care system is on its knees – a new vision that puts disabled people at its heart is a watershed moment

Richard Kramer, Chief Executive of Sense, said: “For generations, the social care system has been treated as the Cinderella service to the NHS. Barely a week passes without a media headline…

disabled child eating food

Food price hikes 'yet another blow' for disabled people who need to fork out on specialist food

Richard Kramer, Chief Executive at Sense, said: “Further food price hikes are yet another blow to disabled households, who are already struggling to make ends meet after being hit by a…

Sophie Morgan

Sophie Morgan Attends No.10 Downing Street For RightsOnFlights Campaign

Presenter and Disability Rights Campaigner Sophie Morgan has just been pictured delivering her RIGHTS ON FLIGHTS petition to No.10 Downing Street

Over cross-party 100…

Natalie Williams

Disabled people struggling to recover from their experience during the pandemic

Disabled people struggling to recover from their experience during the pandemic, according to new research to mark the third anniversary of the first coronavirus lockdown.

Disabled people…

chair of the disabled persons transport advisor committee

Matthew Campbell-Hill appointed as Chair of the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee

Department for Transport welcomes new Chair tasked with providing advice to Government and driving accessibility improvements. The former Team GB wheelchair fencer brings board-level experience…

matt westby

Clear Safety Commits to Disability Confident Culture

Clear Safety, the safety, compliance and risk management consultancy has pledged its commitment to embracing inclusivity within its business operations by gaining formal recognition as a Level 1…

the belfry team

The Belfry offers unlimited, fully funded access to mental health

The Belfry offers unlimited, fully funded access to mental health counselling and therapy in partnership with The Burnt Chef Project

The Belfry Hotel & Resort, located in Warwickshire…

vulnerable elderly couple during energy crisis

Smart Energy GB’s in Communities Fund Offers Grants to Charities Helping Vulnerable People and Carers During the Energy Crisis

The Smart Energy GB in Communities fund is now open for applications from charities and voluntary organisations. Grants of up to £25,000 are available to help people in vulnerable…

winners of dimensions 2022 leaders list

Winners of Dimensions 2022 Leaders' List announced

Dimensions, Learning Disability England and the voluntary organisations Disability Group announce winners of the 2022 leaders’ list celebrating extraordinary achievements and accelerating social…

disabled woman cant access green space in Bristol park

Bristol and Bath charity announces plans to improve access to green spaces for disabled people and unpaid carers

The first research to be carried out in Bristol and Bath into the experience of disabled people and unpaid carers in the cities’ parks has revealed stark findings.

Local charity, Your Park…

Wheelchair rugby at spinal unit games

WheelPower will host the 33rd edition of the Inter Spinal Unit Games this September

This September the national charity for wheelchair sport, WheelPower will host the 33rd edition of the Inter Spinal Unit Games. After 2 years away, this life changing event returns to Stoke…

Liz Carr

Liz Carr for The Normal Heart – National Theatre

Actress and disability rights campaigner Liz Carr has urged theatre fans to continue to wear face coverings.


After winning an Olivier award for her performance in The Normal…