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Government announces funding to improve public transport accessibility for disabled people

Shared by Learning Disability Today The government has announced a £2.5 million funding package which will support people with disabilities to travel more confidently on public transport. The funding includes £1.5 million to support 13 … Read Article about Government announces funding to improve public transport accessibility for disabled people

Five-year NHS autism research strategy for England

A five-year NHS autism research strategy, to facilitate the use of the best current evidence when making decisions about autism services provided by or paid for by the NHS in England. Introduction Autism is not a rare condition (about 1–2% of … Read Article about Five-year NHS autism research strategy for England

Government announces £2.5 million package to improve public transport accessibility for disabled people

Shared by Learning Disability Today The government has announced a £2.5 million funding package which will support people with disabilities to travel more confidently on public transport. The funding includes £1.5 million to support 13 … Read Article about Government announces £2.5 million package to improve public transport accessibility for disabled people

Invi­sible Disabi­lities

Disability affects more people than you may think, and it’s not always visible. ITV has partnered with disability equality charity, Scope, to promote understanding of invisible disabilities. What is an invisible disability? Some … Read Article about Invi­sible Disabi­lities

Hidden Disabilities: sunflower lanyards

The Sunflower is there for someone to choose to indicate that they have an invisible disability. This video shares just a few examples of the importance of wearing the Sunflower. Please feel free to share this to help increase awareness of what it … Read Article about Hidden Disabilities: sunflower lanyards

With Disabilities ‘Rarely’ Seen, Netflix Commits $100 Million Toward Inclusion

Netflix is pledging to do more after a report finds that representation of people with disabilities and other groups is lacking in its original films and television shows. The report released late last week was conducted by Stacy Smith at the … Read Article about With Disabilities ‘Rarely’ Seen, Netflix Commits $100 Million Toward Inclusion

Why we need Changing Places toilets

How accessible are standard accessible toilets? Did you know that standard accessible toilets do not always meet the additional needs of all disabled people? People with certain disabilities, including profound or multiple learning disabilities, … Read Article about Why we need Changing Places toilets

Face coverings and the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower

A message from the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Scheme: "On 11 January - as coronavirus cases continue to rise and England is in a third lockdown - the UK Government said it was getting tougher on face mask enforcement in supermarkets after … Read Article about Face coverings and the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower

Supporting Victims of Disability Hate Crime

An online event for people who have a disability, families and supporters. About this Event In Hate Crime Awareness Week 2020 we are pleased to launch a new resource from True Vision for families and supporters of people who have … Read Article about Supporting Victims of Disability Hate Crime

Pura, which has just launched its eco-friendly baby wipes, features a number of children with additional needs in its new ‘It’s time for a change’ campaign.

A company has become the first to use children with disabilities in a baby wipes TV advert. Pura, which has just launched its eco-friendly baby wipes, features a number of babies with disabilities or special needs in its new 'It's time for a … Read Article about Pura, which has just launched its eco-friendly baby wipes, features a number of children with additional needs in its new ‘It’s time for a change’ campaign.

Back to School – what you need to know in Suffolk

Suffolk SENDIASS have updated their Back to School video which aims to help parents, carers and young people prepare for the return to school in September. The video looks at what the government expects regarding attendance, safety measures, the … Read Article about Back to School – what you need to know in Suffolk

The NHS has recently launched the 'Help Us, Help You' campaign. The campaign encourages people to contact their GP if they are worried about a symptom that could be cancer. Find out more: NHS.uk/cancersymptoms ...

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