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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…

Adam Stanton-Wharmby wheel power challenge

Adam Stanton-Wharmby takes on another wheel power challenge for Whizz-Kidz

1.9% of the UK population uses a wheelchair according to the 2011 census. It is estimated by the National Prosthetic and Wheelchair Services that this would equate to 750,000 people. I am one of…

Seaton tramway wins tourism awards

EAST DEVON’S SEATON TRAMWAY WINS TWICE AT DEVON TOURISM AWARDS

The Heritage attraction in East Devon, Seaton Tramway wins SILVER for Accessible and inclusive Tourism Awards & SILVER for Large Visitor Attractions of the Year, at the Devon Tourism Awards…

Learn sign language in animated form

Learn sign language with Tyrese Dibba in animated form!

A Deaf teen who inspired over 80 thousand people to start learning British Sign Language during the UK’s first lockdown, has become the animated star of a new product aimed at raising money for…

Man shows support for Ukraine with daffodils

People in care show support for Ukraine with 3,000 daffodils

Adults in Lincolnshire with learning disabilities, autism and complex physical and mental health are sharing flowers as a gesture of goodwill and solidarity with the people of Ukraine. 

GP Learning Disability Register

Join the Learning Disability Register today

Even before COVID, people with a learning disability were already twice as likely to die avoidably and died far younger than the general population. And during the pandemic many people have faced…

Incontinence experts Ontex men's pants range

Incontinence experts Ontex launches NEW men’s pants range

Incontinence experts Ontex have launched their new iD for Men Level 4 pants.

 

Providing extreme comfort and a perfect fit, the all-round stretch, elastified material has a thin…

New antiviral drug available from February

SECOND GROUND-BREAKING ANTIVIRAL TO BE DEPLOYED TO COUNTRY’S MOST VULNERABLE

Thousands of the country’s most vulnerable will be able to access the UK’s second ground-breaking antiviral – Pfizer’s PF-07321332+ritonavir (Paxlovid®) – from Thursday 10 February, the government…

Improve adult social care

Ten year vision to improve social care

People who need care, the social care workforce and unpaid carers will benefit from the ten-year vision for adult social care published today (Wednesday 1 December).
 
The white paper…

The January Challenge 2022

The January Challenge - Join some of the creative world's biggest talents

This is a unique opportunity to join in with some of the creative world's biggest talents. The January Challenge from arts organisation 64 Million Artists, now in its eighth year, is 31 days of…

Dimensions hate crime training

Hate crime training for Avon and Somerset Police

Dimensions, the UK’s largest not-for-profit provider of support for people with learning disabilities, autism and complex needs, and Discovery, the ground-breaking partnership between Dimensions…

Techshare Pro

Europe’s biggest accessibility conference, TechShare Pro, is back for 2021

The virtual event showcases inspirational talks and insights from industry leaders to the digital accessibility and inclusive design community on business advantage, policy, culture change and…

Wethe15

WeThe15: A global human rights movement for the 1.2 billion persons with disabilities

WeThe15 aims to end discrimination towards persons with disabilities and act as a global movement publicly campaigning for disability visibility, accessibility, and inclusion.
 

bristol charity workers

Bristol charity workers prepare to skydive for people with learning disabilities

 A graphic designer from Bristol is preparing to skydive for the first time in ten years after previously experiencing a canopy malfunction, to raise money for the national learning disabilities…

Alison Rowe

Care Case Study: Alison Rowe

Alison Rowe had been living with multiple joint and bone conditions for years before she was introduced to a revolutionary bathroom solution that would go on to transform her life.

Alison…

lip-reading transparent mask

A children's hospital helps design lip-reading transparent mask

·         Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust and award-winning South Yorkshire manufacturer Bluetree Medical have launched a new medical grade transparent mask…

Disabled Rights

Independence Day? How Disabled Rights Were Won

Independence Day? How Disabled Rights Were Won (w/t) is based on the remarkable true story of the people behind an irrepressible campaign of direct-action that lead to significant steps forward in…

creative class

Case study: Smashing boundaries, one creative class at time

Inspirational, creative and inclusive leader, Leanne Evans, founder of FTM Dance, overcomes early struggles to create leading Midlands performing arts service for children and adults with a range…

Online therapy

Online therapy and psychotherapy subscription

Mental Health Awareness Week (10-16 May), therapy platform UK Therapy Guide launches a monthly therapy subscription service, offering private mental…