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
An online event for people who have a disability, families and supporters: 15th October 2020 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 … Read Article about Supporting Victims of Disability Hate Crime
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.
Disabled people can now benefit from financial support to work from home, thanks to an extension to the Access to Work scheme. Those working from home or in the workplace with a disability will benefit from extra help, thanks to an extension of … Read Article about New help on offer for disabled people working from home during the pandemic
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
Please see the statement from Motability below: As lockdown has led to fewer drivers on the road in April and May, the Scheme has seen a lower level of claims, enabling it to share this saving with customers. As a result, for the past few weeks we … Read Article about COVID-19 update: £50 insurance-based refund cheque for all customers
Open consultation Content originally from: Department for Work and Pensions and Social Security Advisory Committee Consultation description As part of its independent work programme, the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) is … Read Article about How should DWP involve disabled people in changing how it works?
A local authority has become the second in London to set up an independent, user-led commission to investigate the barriers faced by disabled residents. Lewisham Disabled People’s Commission (LDPC) will be led by disabled people and will examine … Read Article about Lewisham commission hopes to put disabled people at heart of decision-making
The government's plans to make our transport system more inclusive and better for disabled people. Transport is at the heart of how we live our lives. It helps us get to work, stay in touch with friends and family, contribute to society and … Read Article about The Inclusive Transport Strategy: achieving equal access for disabled people
Don't Miss Your Chance to Have Your Say Anyone who cares, unpaid, for a friend or family member who due to illness, disability, a mental health problem or an addiction cannot cope without their support is a carer. If the person you care for is … Read Article about Family Carer Survey
Getting Things Changed was a 3 year research programme funded by the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) The project started in April 2015 and finished in May 2018. The research • ‘Getting Things Changed’ was a large programme of research … Read Article about Getting Things Changed (Tackling Disabling Practices: Co-production and Change)
Please note that these are the thoughts and views of an individual working in Suffolk, and don't necessarily convey the thoughts or views of the Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership as a whole. Names and identifying details have been changed / … Read Article about Think Piece: 1. What does good inclusion look like?
Shoppers have praised ASOS after it created a range of clothes designed specifically for people with disabilities. Paralympian Chloe Ball-Hopkins was enlisted to work in a new collaboration with online retailer to create a range of … Read Article about ASOS disability-friendly clothing line
SignKid is a London-based writer, producer and signsong rapper who is Deaf. His musical influences range from Public Enemy, Tupac and Biggie Smalls to Chance the Rapper. SignKid hasn’t let being Deaf get in the way of creating music and he … Read Article about Inspirations: SignKid