24 May 2018:
Disabled people face ‘hidden crisis’ in accessible housing
23 May 2018:
Health and Social Care Committee report: The Government’s Green Paper on mental health: failing a generation
17 May 2018:
Feel the beat: deaf fans fight for access to live music
16 May 2018:
Sharp rise under-11s referred for mental health help
16 May 2018:
EHRC appoints eight disabled people to advisory committee
Disabled activists have called on the charity Mind to explain how seconding a senior member of staff to work for the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) over the last year has affected mental health service-users.
Disability hate crime campaigners are to give evidence to MPs next month as part of a new inquiry into the online abuse of disabled people.
Concerns have been raised over the number of people being scored ‘zero’ in assessment for disability benefits.
People with hidden disabilities such as dementia and autism could be given blue badge parking permits in England under new government proposals.
Educational support for England’s 45,000 deaf children is “in complete disarray” with a dwindling number of specialist teachers struggling to meet growing demand, according to research.
Up to 164,000 people are in line for increased disability benefits after ministers gave in to a high court ruling that said government policy had been “blatantly discriminatory” against people with mental health conditions.
Disability rights campaigners, an inventor and a Paralympic athlete are among the disabled people recognised in the latest new year’s honours list.
Disabled people, single parents and women have been among the biggest losers under seven years of austerity, according to a report by the equalities watchdog.
A disabled woman is taking work and pensions secretary David Gauke to court over “unfair and discriminatory” changes that were made to a disability benefit.
Almost half of disabled people have worried about making employers aware of their impairment or condition, research by the disability charity Scope has found. This has prompted calls for employers to create environments where disabled people are more comfortable “coming out”.