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Handbook offers Labour new DEAL on addressing widespread discrimination in the party – DisabledGo Blog

Disabled party activists are hoping a new handbook will force Labour to confront its failure to comply…

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Top 5 places to visit in Belfast – DisabledGo Blog

Here’s 5 great places to check out when you’re visiting and the link to each access guide…

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Glassouse assistive device announces next generation version 1.2 – GlassOuse

Powered by EnnoPro Group, GlassOuse Assistive Device introduces the new GlassOuse V1.2, a customizable hands-free Bluetooth mouse…

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DPOs ask May for meeting over lack of progress on UN convention rights – DisabledGo Blog

Disabled people’s organisations (DPOs) have accused the government of maintaining a “head-in-the-sand denial” of its failure to…

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The Anarchic Cripple: standing up to bigotry for everyone – Disability Horizons

Disability Horizons writer Raya AlJadir speaks to disability activist and blogger JD Weaver, who campaigns for the…

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Former Hollyoaks actress Rachel Shenton uses sign language as she wins Oscar – Metro UK

Hollyoaks actress Rachel Shenton has won her first Oscar award, and signed her way through the acceptance…

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How a teen scientist is augmenting the human body, one robotic limb at a time – Indiegogo Blog

It all started in a bedroom in a Colorado mountain town, when a 14-year-old boy grabbed the…

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Knee-jerk responses to plastic straw campaigns ‘risk isolating disabled customers’ – DisabledGo Blog

Businesses are responding to high-profile environmental campaigns to stop using plastic straws without considering the needs of…

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These therapeutic ‘cyborg legs’ help people learn to walk again – Daily Mail Online

There could soon be real-life cyborgs walking among us. A Japanese robotics firm recently received approval from the…

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Benefit sanctions regime discriminates against disabled claimants, new research shows – DisabledGo Blog

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is facing claims that it has been running a discriminatory…

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The Silent Child: From Hollyoaks to Hollywood? – BBC News

Two former stars of Channel 4 soap Hollyoaks could be jetting out to LA if their short…

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World Book Day – “How many characters can you think of that have a disability?” – Scope’s Blog

To celebrate World Book Day yesterday (1 March) , we got in touch with writer and blogger,…

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Making a difference for disabled people with my own business – Disability Horizons

Daniel Williams, an entrepreneur with a visual impairment, started his own company, Visualise Training and Consultancy, to…

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Call for government to ditch ‘discriminatory’ PIP rules for NHS care home stays – DisabledGo Blog

Campaigners are calling on the government to scrap a policy that prevents disabled people with complex healthcare…

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“I have problems with my mobility and I’m at home every day. As a result, my energy bill has shot up” – Scope’s Blog

Our new report, Out in the cold, reveals the high costs many disabled people face for their…

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“Give workers the chance to talk about head injuries”, says JMW’s personal injury team

The personal injury department at leading, north-west law firm JMW has highlighted a need for head injury…

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How a terminally ill man is leading the fight against inhumane universal credit – The Guardian

Next month, a terminally ill man is set to take on the government – and with it,…

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Ratings sticker scheme ‘could transform access in Wales’ – DisabledGo Blog

Disabled campaigners are seeking to persuade the Welsh government to introduce a new scheme that would see…

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Motability row sparks anger and demand to use huge reserves to support customers – DisabledGo Blog

Disabled campaigners have reacted to the political row over the Motability car scheme by calling for the…

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Deaf chief executive wins right to challenge Access to Work cap in court – DisabledGo Blog

A Deaf chief executive has won the right to question the government’s “discriminatory” cap on Access to…

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