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Oi’ disabled! No Job? That’s your own fault – Disability Horizons

According to the Papworth Trust, by the age of 26, disabled people are four times more likely…

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MPs launch inquiry into care discrimination faced by LGBT service-users – DisabledGo Blog

Disabled activists have given a guarded welcome to the launch of a new inquiry by MPs into…

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MPs win praise for online abuse proposals – DisabledGo Blog

MPs have won praise after calling on the government to ensure disabled people finally secure equality in…

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Boy learns to use legs again after being paralysed by a heart attack – Daily Mail

This is the heartwarming moment a four-year-old boy learns to move his legs again after he was…

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Disability and fashion: 5 adaptive clothing lines we love – Disability Horizons

Buying clothes that make us look and feel good is something we all have a right to…

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Quadriplegic boy reunites with dog that helped him 10 years ago – Surf Dog Ricochet

Surf Dog Ricochet will be reaching a milestone this week… Celebrating 10 years since the day she…

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UN’s ‘human catastrophe’ rights expert to deliver high-profile UK lecture – DisabledGo Blog

The UN expert who told the government that its cuts to disabled people’s support had caused a…

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Train company faces calls to rip up scooter policy after latest ‘shameful’ episode – DisabledGo Blog

A rail company is facing calls to change its “reprehensible and unsupportable” attitude to disabled passengers, after…

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Disabled children waiting too long for NHS wheelchairs – The Guardian

Thousands of disabled children in England who need a wheelchair are waiting more than the four-month target…

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A Huge Thank You to the Varkey Foundation

It is with huge gratitude that I can announce that we have received a very generous donation from the Varkey Foundation.  This money…

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DWP refuses to pay £125 to discover number of disabled people in full-time jobs – DisabledGo Blog

Ministers are refusing to commission work that would cost just £125 and would show how many disabled…

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Woman makes ‘miracle’ recovery from massive stroke after medics broke protocol to remove blood clot – Daily Mail

A young woman who was given a 50/50 chance of death following a massive stroke has stunned…

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DisabilityMatch.co.uk Engages With Members to Give the Niche Dating Site a More Personal Feel – Dating News

The Scoop: DisabilityMatch.co.uk has become one of the top names in its niche by…

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County council crisis sparks fears for service-users – DisabledGo Blog

Campaigners in Northamptonshire have raised serious concerns about the impact on disabled people of the growing financial…

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Insomnia: Recognizing & Treating The Definitive Guide (2018 Update) – Our Home Love

Counting sheep without success? Or hours until the morning? When you are lying in bed awake at 2…

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Government identifies body to enforce website accessibility – now will they step up to the task? – AbilityNet

The UK Government has recently published its response to a consultation process on its

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DWP agrees to pay thousands to disabled duo in universal credit court case – DisabledGo Blog

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has finally agreed to pay compensation to two disabled men…

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Work Experience with DisabledGo – DisabledGo Blog

Would you like to gain some work experience and build your confidence? If you like talking to new…

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Disabled BBC reporter Frank Gardner is stuck inside a plane AGAIN – Daily Mail Online

BBC security correspondent Frank Gardner, who uses a wheelchair, was left stranded on an empty plane at…

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Supreme Court ruling ‘risks bringing in euthanasia by the back door’ – DisabledGo Blog

Disabled campaigners have warned that a Supreme Court ruling has removed a vital safeguard that protected the…

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Making Our Mark on History at the First Ever Adaptive Highland Games! – wheelAIR

wheelAIR at first ever Adaptive Highland Games So….we travelled the (7 hours!) up to John O’Groats this weekend…

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Samanta Bullock Joins as Official Brand Ambassador – wheelAIR

Samanta Model, athlete, influencer… An SCI superstar! Samanta is one of a kind. Originally from Brazil, she has…

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Accessibility Checker for Stratford and Warwick is now live! – DisabledGo Blog

DisabledGo has worked in Partnership with Stratford-on-Avon District Council, Warwick District Council, Royal Shakespeare Company, Shakespeare’s England,…

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Global Disability Summit: DPOs from global south call for new beginning – DisabledGo Blog

Disabled people and their organisations from the global south have called for a “new beginning” in the…

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Global Disability Summit: Disability Rights UK ‘betrayed movement’ with speech – DisabledGo Blog

A national disabled people’s organisation is facing accusations that it “betrayed” the UK disability movement after its…

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Double amputee who modelled for River Island wants to be a supermodel – Daily Mail Online

An eight-year-old double amputee who charmed shoppers in a River Island campaign has revealed her plans to…

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Technology and Disability: An Interview with Gavin Neate – Digit

There are 13.9 million disabled people currently living in the UK, a significant portion of the population…

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Figures finally show how government slashed spending on rail access scheme – DisabledGo Blog

New figures released through the Freedom of Information Act have exposed how the government has slashed spending…

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William Merritt AccessAbility Exhibition – Extended Driving Area – 18.10.18

Each year the William Merritt Centre hosts an exhibition…

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Global Disability Summit: Anger over Mordaunt’s bid to redefine inclusive education – DisabledGo Blog

International development secretary Penny Mordaunt has been labelled a hypocrite and an embarrassment after attempting to redefine…

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Explaining special needs to your child: 15 great children’s books – Friendship Circle

Has your child ever asked you why Jeff can’t talk, why Olivia can’t walk, why does Jeremy…

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8 wheelchair travellers share how they pack and travel all over the world – DisabledGo Blog

It’s no secret that a wheelchair makes packing a bit more complicated, but that doesn’t need to…

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Top 10 accessible attractions in Lisbon – Disability Horizons

Sisters Daniela and Rita from Portugal 4all Senses, which organises accessible holidays in Portugal,…

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Council’s disabled facilities grant investment leads to ‘unprecedented’ improvements – DisabledGo Blog

A local authority says it has achieved an “unprecedented” improvement in waiting-times for disabled people seeking grants…

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McVey’s U-turn means DWP will pay at least £100 million more to disabled claimants – DisabledGo Blog

Disabled people will be paid more than £100 million extra in backdated benefits owed by the government,…

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Microsoft showcases accessible packaging for its Xbox Adaptive Controller – KitGuru

Microsoft’s new Xbox One Adaptive Controller made its debut back in May, designed to make gaming with…

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Last Legs: a tragic comedy about disability – Disability Horizons

Last Legs is a bitter­sweet comedy-drama about a disparate group of people facing very individual challenges with…

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Brexit bill ‘will give ministers power to exchange trade deals for rights’ – DisabledGo Blog

The government’s trade bill – which will give ministers powers to give up disability rights protections in…

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Come along to celebrate the launch of Wythenshawe Hospital and Withington Community Hospital’s new Accessibility Checker! – DisabledGo Blog

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has been working with DisabledGo, a leading provider of accessibility information for…

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O’Mara asks for forgiveness and understanding as an autistic MP – DisabledGo Blog

A disabled MP has spoken of how being diagnosed as autistic has helped him to understand his…

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Attracmount: The Magnetic Cell Phone Mount for Wheelchairs by Josh Smith — Kickstarter

Attracmount is the first and best Magnetic Cell Phone and Key mount designed especially for wheelchairs! Attracmount has…

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Young disabled people share their hopes for equality – Scope’s Blog

egardless of who we are or where we are from, we must work together to ensure that…

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What is acceptable disability terminology? – Disability Horizons

Throughout history and the generations, disabled people have been referred to in a variety of ways. Even…

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DWP silence over ‘thousands of ESA claims lost in IT black hole’ – DisabledGo Blog

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has told a disabled woman whose benefit claims repeatedly went…

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Universal credit leaves claimants with mental health problems ‘tangled in bureaucracy’ – DisabledGo Blog

People with mental health problems are becoming “tangled up” in the bureaucracy and flaws of the government’s…

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Come along to DisabledGo’s Basingstoke Work Experience Day – DisabledGo Blog

You are invited to come along to DisabledGo’s Work Experience day in Basingstoke on Tuesday 25th September…

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Little girl helps disabled friend operate a new motorized wheelchair – Daily Mail

This is the lovely moment a little girl helped her disabled friend operate a new electric wheelchair. Young…

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Accessible adventure: be inspired by a wheelchair globetrotter – Disability Horizons

Have you ever believed that certain destinations and activities abroad are inaccessible to you because you have…

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Disability Confident employers promise less than one job each on average – DisabledGo Blog

Nearly 7,000 employers that signed up to the government’s much-criticised Disability Confident jobs scheme have promised to…

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Thousands of disabled people failed by government’s ‘culture of indifference’, report finds – The Independent

The government has been accused of presiding over a “culture of indifference” in its handling of a…

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