Anguish as disabled woman won’t get full funding for 24/7 care

August 16, 2017 admin 1

A DISABLED woman from Abergavenny who needs around-the-clock care has been told she is no longer eligible for full healthcare funding. Emily Chicken, 21, suffers […]

“No one will help me”: Disabled Lancing woman’s housing despair

August 15, 2017 admin 0

A 30-year-old woman with disabilities, who has nowhere to live, has spoken of her despair at being considered either too disabled or not disabled enough […]

What does Brexit mean for people with disabilities?

August 14, 2017 admin 0

The European Union (EU) has been influential in the development of disability rights legislation in the UK. There is now a very real danger that […]

( NSW ) Disabled children beaten with sticks and tied to chairs among shocking abuse schools have failed to report, inquiry hears

August 13, 2017 admin 0

A parliamentary inquiry has uncovered horrific incidences of abuse inflicted on disabled and special needs children. Among the dozens of alleged incidents are cases in […]

Heathrow poor for disabled travellers, regulator says

August 12, 2017 admin 0

Heathrow Airport has been rated poor for disabled travellers in a report from the UK’s aviation regulator. Some passengers were not treated with “dignity and […]

UK family found guilty of enslaving homeless and disabled people

August 12, 2017 admin 0

Eleven members of a Lincolnshire family have been convicted of a series of modern slavery offences after forcing at least 18 victims – including homeless […]

Disabled grandma forced to sleep rough amid housing row

August 11, 2017 admin 0

A GRANDMOTHER forced to sleep rough for over a week, claims the council is doing nothing to help her out of her “traumatic situation”. Carol […]

Australian breakthrough could prevent millions of birth defects

August 11, 2017 admin 0

Australia’s biggest medical research breakthrough in decades could save more lives than the revolutionary introduction of folic acid into pregnant women’s diets, according to the […]