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What’s it like living with an invisible disability?

What's it like living with a chronic condition? BBC London's Gem O'Reilly has scoliosis and wanted to look into what it means to have an invisible disability. Chronic conditions like scoliosis make up about 18% of non-visible disabilities in the … Read Article about What’s it like living with an invisible disability?

Social care activity pack

Get Yourself Active is a programme funded by Sport England, led by Disability Rights UK working with social care, health and sport sectors to support disabled people to get active. View or download the activity pack which includes … Read Article about Social care activity pack

Remap

Sharing information from the charity, remap. Remap is a charity that helps disabled people of all ages to live more independent lives. Our network of skilled volunteers design and custom-make equipment free of charge. We help … Read Article about Remap

Social care activity pack from Get Yourself Active

Get Yourself Active is a programme funded by Sport England, led by Disability Rights UK working with social care, health and sport sectors to support disabled people to get active. View or download the activity pack which includes information and … Read Article about Social care activity pack from Get Yourself Active

Reason Not the Need The ‘Down Syndrome Bill’ is a retrograde step

Ramandeep Kaur and Stephen Unwin 7 December 2021. We're sharing part of the article below. To read the article in full, please click this link: https://bit.ly/3x7LgX3 Ramandeep Kaur and Stephen Unwin fear new legislation will divide their … Read Article about Reason Not the Need The ‘Down Syndrome Bill’ is a retrograde step

Parent Carer drop-in sessions

Parent Carer drop-in sessions hosted by Suffolk Family Carers for those who have children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Processing Difficulties. Claydon Starting Tuesday 10th May and then every 2nd Tuesday of the month. The drop-ins will … Read Article about Parent Carer drop-in sessions

The Voice You Never See

Sharing details of a new disabled community arts project, ‘The Voice You Never See’. This project is run by Suffolk-based group Poetry People and funded by Suffolk County Council's COVID Continuity Fund for Culture. The project has … Read Article about The Voice You Never See

Valuing Lived Experience – Learning with National Voices

Sharing details of an event hosted by National Voices. Voices for Improvement Facilitating the co-existence of Lived and Learned Experience We know that people with Lived Experience bring important insight to the design and delivery of … Read Article about Valuing Lived Experience – Learning with National Voices

Adult Multi-Sport Disability Sessions

Ipswich Town Community Trust are delighted to be able to offer two FREE to attend Adult Multi-Sport Disability Sessions in Ipswich. This project is funded through Active Suffolk and Sport England. "We will be offering a range of fun activities … Read Article about Adult Multi-Sport Disability Sessions

How to write better alt-text descriptions for accessibility

Read the full article on the big hack website: https://bighack.org/how-to-write-better-alt-text-descriptions-for-accessibility/ Adding alt-text to images is an important part of web accessibility. It allows people using screen readers to process … Read Article about How to write better alt-text descriptions for accessibility

Government teams with charity Scope on Disabled Persons Passenger Charter

New charter to boost consumer confidence and provide an online one-stop shop on passenger rights and complaints procedures for disabled people. charter to help all passengers travel with confidence as we build back fairera one-stop shop of advice … Read Article about Government teams with charity Scope on Disabled Persons Passenger Charter

Online event to help carers in Suffolk access support

To mark Carers Rights Day carers across Suffolk are invited to join an online event to find out about the support available to them. The event is open to everyone and will include speakers, information on the support available to carers, what … Read Article about Online event to help carers in Suffolk access support

Disability hate crime: easy read guide

If something bad happens to you, this easy read guide will help you recognise the signs of disability hate crime and how to report it. You can download the guide by clicking the link below. … Read Article about Disability hate crime: easy read guide

Strategic VASP meeting

Sharing details of an upcoming meeting: 'Let’s Talk About Women's Mental Health and Wellbeing in Suffolk' What is the meeting about? Several speakers shall be contributing, sharing experience and helping us think about how this effects ourown … Read Article about Strategic VASP meeting

Moving and Handling training from Suffolk Family Carers

Do you have to help the person you care for get out of bed? Or move around the house? Suffolk Family Carers work with occupational therapists who can visit your home and help you learn how to safely move your cared for? Not safely for them but … Read Article about Moving and Handling training from Suffolk Family Carers

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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