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Accessible Toilet at Risk of Being Flushed Away in Council Cutbacks

Disabled people’s access to play provision and outdoor space is under threat as a council tries to balance its books, leaving the future of a flagship ‘Changing Places’ public toilet

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School Transport Must Try Harder

Changes to councils’ transport policies are having an increasing effect on children trying to get to school, according to a report released by the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO). The Ombudsman

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Wheelchair Users Welcome Aboard, Just Put It With the Rest of the Luggage

I recently enquired to travel with Just Go Holidays. This is a service which provides coach trips around the country, taking away the hassle of having to drive yourself, and

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The Case for More Inclusive Research in Sweden and Beyond

In Sweden, recently several important issues in the disability area have been highlighted in media. Examples of such issues are municipalities failing to provide care for disabled people (Radio Sweden,

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Digging Deep on the Disability Employment Gap

Last month, Muscular Dystrophy UK held a roundtable meeting in Parliament on the disability employment gap which brought together the Department of Work and Pensions, employers and young disabled people

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Assessment Survival 101

Social care assessments, benefit assessments, equipment assessments, adaptations assessments… if you need it, you’ll be assessed for it. This can be a long, boring and stressful process, as the paperwork

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What did the Gov say to the UN?

No, this isn’t a joke but a real question. The report from the United Nations into the UK’s compliance with the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities heavily

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Continuing Healthcare Cost Capping Calamity – the Saga Continues

2017 was never going to be a quiet year, but the response to January’s article, NHS Staff Can Decide Where Disabled People Live, Even Against Their Choice, was like nothing