Frustrated families are waiting more than two years for autism diagnosis

March 24, 2017 admin 0

DESPITE NHS guidelines ruling that children suspected of having autism should be screened within three months, parents in south Essex are being forced to face […]

NHS delays leave thousands facing long wait for wheelchairs

March 22, 2017 admin 0

Campaigners call for equality of access for disabled people as first official figures point to ‘postcode lottery’ in provisions Thousands of disabled people face long […]

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March 22, 2017 admin 0

NAIDEX IS EUROPE’S BIGGEST AND MOST FAR-REACHING TRADE, PROFESSIONAL AND CONSUMER SHOW DEDICATED TO THE CARE, REHABILITATION, AND LIFESTYLE OF PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY OR […]

Charities’ plea over Personal Independence Payments

March 15, 2017 admin 0

The chief executives of more than 30 charities have written to ministers urging them not to restrict access to a disability benefit. The rules around […]

Boy abused for three weeks told he was lucky he had autism

March 15, 2017 admin 1

A mother has revealed how her eight-year-old boy was allegedly sexually assaulted by a ‘buddy’ in his class, who threatened to ‘kill him if he […]

Children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy Have Poor Bone Health, Study Finds

March 12, 2017 admin 0

Children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) have poor bone health that leads to common thigh-bone fractures, regardless of the state of their disease, according to […]

Epilepsy patients turning to medicinal cannabis, survey shows

March 12, 2017 admin 0

Many epilepsy patients in Australia are turning to medicinal cannabis to manage their seizures, a survey has shown. The nationwide survey found 14% of people […]

How to stop locking up people with learning disabilities who offend

March 10, 2017 admin 1

For over half a century we have been working hard to set up community services for people with learning disabilities or autism so that people […]