New grants for disabled artists – get them while they’re hot!

April 29, 2017 admin 0

Applications are now open for the National Disability Arts Collection and Archive (NDACA)’s new Research and Development mentoring grants for emerging disabled artists! NDACA, the […]

China care centre workers caught beating disabled toddlers

April 25, 2017 admin 0

Workers at a Chinese speech therapy centre have been caught hitting, slapping and kicking deaf and mute toddlers who were being looked after there. One […]

5 Year Old Asked to Leave Play Area for Using Wheelchair

April 19, 2017 admin 0

Last week, play time ended when a 5 year old was asked to leave Berzerk Children’s Activity Centre in Northampton for using a wheelchair. Speaking […]

Disability benefits: PIPs assessment firms ‘to get extra £200m’

April 16, 2017 admin 0

Two private firms that assess people claiming disability benefits will get nearly £200m more than officials had originally expected, figures suggest. The UK government had […]

Labour accuses DWP of ‘rewarding failure’ with payouts to Atos and Capita

April 14, 2017 admin 0

Ministers have come under fire after it emerged that private contractors would be paid millions more for providing controversial disability benefit assessments. Labour accused the DWP […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]