Disabled Ormskirk girl will walk again after life-changing operation

November 10, 2017 admin 0

Emma on her trike that was supplied by Community Link An eight year-old girl is on the road to recovery after a life-changing operation to […]

Commissioners highlight problems for voters with disabilities

November 10, 2017 admin 0

Some people were unable to vote in the last general election because of their disabilities, according to the Electoral Commission. It says most voters with […]

PIP: the disability benefit that almost killed my wife

November 10, 2017 admin 0

My wife tried to kill herself in March. She took an overdose – while I was watching TV in the next room. Cue, in short […]

Brain cancer sufferer is shamed and abused for parking in a disabled spot while undergoing exhausting radiation by anonymous vigilantes – because she didn’t ‘look handicapped’

November 9, 2017 admin 0

A woman currently battling stage two brain cancer has revealed she was cruelly shamed and branded ‘lazy’ for using a disabled parking spot, which she […]

Disabled girl’s specialist laptop dumped in bin after burglary

November 9, 2017 admin 0

Mark Williams said his daughter Celyn has cerebral palsy and is unable to speak or move her limbs A disabled girl’s computer, which she relies […]

Third of DLA claimants in Northern Ireland have benefits axed

November 9, 2017 admin 1

One third of Disability Living Allowance (DLA) claimants in Northern Ireland have had their benefit stopped after reassessment for the Personal Independence Payment (PIP). Figures […]

‘I decided not to reveal my disability on my applications’

November 7, 2017 admin 0

Shani Dhanda says she has learned to be ‘very resilient’ Research by the charity Scope, which encourages equal opportunities for disabled people, has said many […]

Self-driving cars ‘revolution’ for the elderly and disabled, says Grayling

November 7, 2017 admin 1

The development of self-driving cars will be a “revolution” for many elderly and disabled people, the Transport Secretary has said. Chris Grayling claimed the technology […]

30,000 Scots to lose disability benefits under UK welfare reform

November 6, 2017 admin 0

The Scottish Government research looked at the impact of welfare policies affecting disabled people, including the replacement of disability living allowance (DLA) for working-age people […]

Disabled man, 32, who needs round-the-clock care ‘hid zoom-in cameras around his home before filming his live-in carers getting dressed, going to the toilet and shaving their pubic hair’

November 2, 2017 admin 0

Farhan Mian is on trial accused of spying on his carers through hidden cameras in his home for sexual gratification A disabled man in a […]