Visually impaired resident assaulted daily at Wicklow disability centre

January 8, 2018 admin 0

A visually impaired resident at a disability service in Wicklow was subjected to daily assaults by peers which went unaddressed by staff, an inspection report […]

Mother claims taxis refuse to take disabled child to theatre

December 7, 2017 admin 0

Tilley family Karen Tilley and daughter Josselin came to Bristol to see a Christmas pantomime Reports of taxis refusing to pick-up a mother and her […]

Virgin Atlantic introduces inflight entertainment for blind

November 30, 2017 admin 0

The move will allow visually challenged customers to access the full range of on-board entertainment via specially adapted iPads which include audio descriptions, large type, […]

Rare images offer a glimpse into what life was like for disabled people in the Victorian era when those in wheelchairs were kept as a family secret and segregated from the rest of society

November 29, 2017 admin 0

Harrowing photographs capture the purgatory endured by disabled ppeople forced to live a life of solitude and hardship in Victorian era Britain. Rare images show […]

The 4 Key Reasons Why Blind People Wear Sunglasses

October 27, 2017 admin 0

It is not uncommon for seeing people to wonder why many blind people wear sunglasses. Yet, very few people really know why that is the […]

My parents didn’t tell me I was blind until I was 17′

October 6, 2017 admin 0

When I was growing up, I didn’t know there was anything wrong with me. I wore glasses and was exceptionally clumsy, but my grades at […]

( USA ) Are self-driving cars the future of mobility for disabled people?

October 6, 2017 admin 0

Self-driving cars could revolutionize how disabled people get around their communities and even travel far from home. People who can’t see well or with physical […]

“They took my eyes”: Deaf-blind disability campaigner has guide dog TAKEN AWAY for two days in British Airways pet passport row

September 11, 2017 admin 0

Molly Watt was “crushed and mortified’ when her black Labrador Isabella was quarantined after they landed at Heathrow Airport A deaf-blind disability campaigner had her […]