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Sessions will show how to help people living with sight loss

October 7th, 2017

We’ve flagged up the issue before about the problems that can arise when someone offers assistance to a disabled person who doesn’t really need it, and we’re pleased to hear about an initiative, backed by a local authority, which aims to do something about it.


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Benchmark – and brag about it – to beat the competition

September 20th, 2017

When social media makes your shop window bigger than ever, it’s vital to make sure you look your best.


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Online guides are relevant to all

September 14th, 2017

Modern media makes it increasingly important for businesses and other organisations to consider the needs of disabled people when providing products and services.


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Paddy Power scores with portrayal of disabled fan

September 8th, 2017

The start of every football season brings new players, new kit and new advertising campaigns.


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Disability assessors “lack right skills”

August 31st, 2017

A report from a UN committee has criticised the UK government for its treatment of disabled people, saying it needs to do much more to protect their rights.


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Disabled shoppers back business in statues row

August 25th, 2017

A local authority performed a double-quick u-turn after a row erupted about statues outside a shop in the centre of a northern city.


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Blind mum’s blog offers a little distance learning

August 9th, 2017

Distance makes no difference when it comes to ignorance of the issues facing disabled people.


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Airport review rates facilities for disabled travellers

August 8th, 2017

Heathrow Airport has been rated poor for disabled travellers in a report from the UK’s aviation regulator.


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Wheelchair detective reaches 50-year milestone

July 28th, 2017

The plots are simple and straightforward, and at times it takes more demanding detective work to investigate how the star of the show does his job in Ironside.


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Labour silent on access for disabled MP excluded from debates

July 14th, 2017

The Labour party has refused to say if it will take any action to support a newly-elected disabled MP who has been prevented from taking part in some House of Commons debates because of access barriers.


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