Thousands have disability vehicles taken away

April 12, 2017 admin 0

More than 50,000 disabled people have had specially adapted vehicles taken away since changes to disability benefits in 2013. The Motability scheme entitles disabled people […]

Sesame Street’s autistic Muppet Julia makes her TV debut

April 12, 2017 admin 0

Sesame Street’s first autistic Muppet made her television debut Monday, after two years of appearances in other media. Julia, a red-haired, orange-furred newcomer to Sesame […]

Accessible Toilet at Risk of Being Flushed Away in Council Cutbacks

April 8, 2017 admin 0

Disabled people’s access to play provision and outdoor space is under threat as a council tries to balance its books, leaving the future of a […]

‘Distrust’ in PIP system, says review

April 7, 2017 admin 0

Claimants of the government’s disability benefits programme have an “inherent distrust” of the system, an independent review has found. The second review of Personal Independence […]

Disabled students fear for their future as independence payments cut

April 6, 2017 admin 0

With a clampdown on PIP and related benefits, students such as Lauren Hall are struggling to finish their degrees For three years, Lauren Hall, a […]

The FDA Has Approved a Revolutionary New Treatment for Multiple Sclerosis

April 6, 2017 admin 0

WHAT IS MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS? Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune disease that occurs when the body’s immune system attacks the protective myelin covering nerve cells. […]

Deaf child with autism left on Powys school bus probe

April 6, 2017 admin 0

An investigation is being launched after a 10-year-old deaf boy who has autism was twice left on a school minibus and driven back to the […]

Edmonton MP slams government for changes to disability benefits

April 3, 2017 admin 0

MP Kate Osamor has slammed the government for planned changes to disability benefits that could impact over 160,000 people in the UK. The MP for […]

Welfare reforms and £330 million employment package start from April 2017

April 3, 2017 admin 0

Employment help for people with health conditions will roll out from April, along with wider reforms to ensure a fair welfare system. The government is launching […]