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CEO Martyn Sibley: Get Included

Our CEO Martyn Sibley explains why it’s not all doom and gloom, and how you can help us to stay awesome. I’ve been fighting hard to keep positive lately. I

Disability United responds to EHRC Housing Inquiry

On 14 December, 2016 the Equality and Human Rights Commission launched a formal inquiry on housing for disabled people. We fist-pumped the air. I think the lack of accessible housing

We received a response from the Royal College of Ophthalmologists!

Remember Sam Heaton’s letter to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists asking that they routinely inform people about Charles Bonnet Syndrome? We received this reply: Hi @DUnitedUK, and thanks for your

Letter to the Royal College of Ophthalmologists re CBS Awareness

Remember Sam Heaton’s article about a lack of awareness of Charles Bonnet Syndrome? We decided to take action! Here’s our letter asking members of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists to

Happy 2017 Everyone!

Last year saw a lot of interesting events take place. We’re not going to list everything, but here’s a few things we’re proud of: – Starting Disability United – Launching

How to fix ESA? We need your help!

The government has launched a Green Paper on Work, health and disability, and wants to know how it can do a better job. The Green Paper can be found here:

Disability United CEO Writes to Peer in Support of Accessibility Amendment to Bus Services Bill

Lord Ahmad Parliamentary under Secretary Department for Transport Great Minster House 33 Horseferry Road London SW1P Dear Lord Ahmad Re Bus Services Bill, amendment 67: Clause 9, in the name

Sagamihara silence

Some of you may have read about the horrifying attack that took place at a care home for disabled people in Japan in July, and some of you will not.

UK must improve on human rights

A report from UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights published on the 24th June shows that there is room for vast improvement on human rights. The full report

Disabled Facilities Grants petition launched

Our numbers obsessed Editor has discovered that on top of failing to prevent avoidable injuries, the underfunding of the Disabled Facilities Grant may have cost the taxpayer more than £47

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