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Do Universities Make the Grade for Disabled Students?

University can be a great opportunity to learn new skills, meet new people, find out what you really want to do with your life and be yourself. They can also

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Hand Detecting Sink!

Many disabled people can find it difficult to wash their hands at public toilets or even at home. Most sinks are too high and even if the disabled person can

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Flagship Changing Place Will Not Be Closed

In a follow up to two articles previously published on Disability United, Accessible Toilet at Risk of Being Flushed Away in Council Cutbacks & Council Silent on At Risk Changing

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A Ramp? In This Street?

One article from around the web recently prompted our social media followers to new levels of emoji uses: planning permission being denied for a ramp to a block of flats

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Petition to Demand Trains Provide Assistance

A petition has been launched on Change.org to demand the end of driver only operated trains which may discriminate against disabled passengers. The removal of guards and conductors from trains

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I Complained Against Atos and Won

Not so long ago, I received the dreaded brown DWP envelope. Fully expecting yet more bad news, I tore open the envelope ready to rip up the letter and fling

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A New Type of Political Activism

I have been involved as a campaigner in almost every General Election since 1974. But this campaign has been different. It has left the country in a state of great

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Council Silent on At Risk Changing Places Unit

As I wrote earlier this year, a pioneering Changing Places toilet was at risk of being flushed away in council cutbacks. Following feedback received as a result of this article,

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And the nation voted for…

… the Conservative Party. What does this mean for disabled people? In our Q&A, the Conservatives promised to: – strike a new deal with councils and housing associations- giving them

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Thursday: Your Vote, Your Decision

As you may have noticed, there’s a General Election on Thursday. Some of you may have already sent in a postal vote, but for everyone heading down to their local