Elizabeth Muchechetere - Strokes and recovery

Elizabeth Muchechetere shares her in-depth insight on Strokes and recovery

“My personal view on stroke is that it is a challenging, complex and difficult condition to treat and manage, and it requires both the healthcare and public to play a part in preventing, treating…

LEGO Braille

World’s first LEGO Braille Bricks event at LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre, part of MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS, Europe’s number one and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, is supporting children who are blind or have low vision…

Step-By-Step Cookbook is an accessible cookbook by the Children's Trust

Children’s charity launches accessible cookbook

The Children's Trust has produced a special ‘easy to follow’ accessible cookbook, developed by children and rehabilitation therapists, for the whole family to enjoy and have fun in the kitchen.…

Adil raising funds for learning disability charity

Man steps up to raise funds for his learning disability charity service

A man with learning disabilities from Bradford has walked 240,000 steps in a month to raise over £600 towards new sports equipment and other resources for the charity which supports him. 

Motability Scheme

Over 2,000 affordable motoring options with the Motability Scheme this summer

The new summer Motability Scheme price list has been released, with a range of over 2,000 cars available and many vehicle models on offer with no Advance Payment. The Scheme provides worry-free…

support children’s mental health

Young Voices and Place2Be team up to support children’s mental health

Young Voices, the world’s largest school choir organisation, and children’s mental health charity Place2Be will work in partnership to raise awareness and funding for children’s mental health.…

Royal National College for the Blind

Royal National College for the Blind revamps leadership

The Royal National College for the Blind (RNC), the UK’s leading post-16 specialist college for young people with visual impairments, is revamping its…

Denise Mumford

Support worker Denise Mumford celebrates 30 years at learning disability charity

A 67-year-old senior support worker, Denise Mumford, has been supporting adults with learning disabilities to live the best life possible at national charity Hft for the last 30 years.

service to combat isolation

Key workers launch befriending service to combat isolation

Key workers at UK Power Networks have partnered with charities to launch a telephone befriending service aimed at tackling social isolation during the coronavirus pandemic.

drivers with disabilities

Moto rolls out fuel service app for drivers with disabilities

Moto has become the first motorway service area operator in Britain to roll out a mobile phone app specifically aimed at helping drivers with disabilities across all 48 of its sites.

money to help health charities

£22 million awarded to life-saving health charities during virus outbreak

  • Health and care charities awarded funding to continue providing life-changing support services
  • £22 million in cash grants awarded to mental health, ambulance and other public health…
new partnership

CHAS and Checkatrade announce new partnership

CHAS, the Health & Safety accreditation specialist, has signed an agreement with Checkatrade that will see the two organisations work together in a new partnership to help their trade members…

Avon Riding Centre

Avon Riding Centre RDA launches emergency appeal to care for horses

Avon Riding Centre for the Disabled, an independent charity and one of the largest of the Riding for the Disabled Association's (RDA)'s centres in the UK, is launching an emergency funding appeal…

Over 65s staying fit and active

Over 65s staying fit and active, even during lockdown

Older people in the UK staying fit and active, especially during lockdown, according to Audley Villages. Before lockdown in the UK, over 65s at Audley Villages were keeping fit with daily walks…

CGI special needs trike

Manchester-based Insync Bikes and part-time inventor get backing of global manufacturer for special needs trike

A part-time inventor whose design for a trike for special needs children caught public attention has received the backing of a second global business to help bring his work to market.

Tyrese Dibba teaching sign language

Disabled teen teaching thousands of Brits sign language during lockdown

A 15-year-old from Birmingham is being heralded for getting thousands of people across the country learning British Sign Language (BSL) during the pandemic lockdown, helping to tackle loneliness…

andy designs sensory oddssey to cope with lockdown

Visually impaired man designs sensory odyssey to cope with lockdown

A visually impaired man, currently socially isolating in London, has designed a 14 day ‘Sensory Odyssey’ offering people with disabilities to cope with lockdown and the coronavirus pandemic to…

disabled shoppers in queue

Tech company offers support solution to help disabled shoppers during lockdown

Scottish technology company Neatebox is offering supermarkets across the UK access to innovative new technology which, the company claims, can remove the challenges millions of individuals are…

newspaper subscription for those with sight loss

Free newspaper subscription for people with sight loss during COVID-19 pandemic

The Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB) is helping people with sight loss keep up to date during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering a free newspaper subscription or broadcast guide via…

New dates announced for Naidex 2020!

New dates announced for Naidex 2020!

Further to its announcement of postponement last week, the organiser of leading independent living show Naidex, is pleased to be able to announce the new dates of 9th and 10th November 2020. The…