Categories

Loading...

Languages

Locations

Loading...

Sources

Loading...

Links

Disab News

19 hours ago
one that celebrated inclusive employment and another that honoured organisations that back socially responsible initiatives. Bursaries totalling $117,550 ...
SINGAPORE via Live.com News 
General Social WorkDisabilities
1 day ago
High court ruling says policy was discriminatory against people with mental health issuesUp to 160,000 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 he[...]
Health and CareMental HealthDisabilitiesCriminal Justice
1 day ago
Church says new NHS test could lead to more terminations and fewer people born with conditionA new advanced test for Down’s syndrome to be offered to pregnant women this year raises the prospect of people with the condition disappearing from UK society as terminations are expected to rise, the Chu[...]
HealthWomenChildren and ParentingHealth and Care
3 days ago
mma's mother said she has contacted Wood County Social Services. "They are doing an investigation with Helping Hands, the school district and the bus garage," Zimmel said. Newsline 9 reached out to Helping Hands of Central Wisconsin but received no comment.
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareDisabilities
3 days ago
Putting my life down on paper – and looking back over my work as a learning disabilities campaigner – helped me to become me, rather than part of a twoI live with a learning difficulty: dyspraxia. In my case, this means I am awkward, clumsy and I don’t see the world as others do. I live in a w[...]
Disabilities
4 days ago
Commons public accounts committee has warned against advice to cut spending to NHS’s Continuing HealthcareCalls for cuts to the cost of care for some ill and disabled patients could put safety at risk, MPs have said. Officials want local health bodies to cut the amount spent on the NHS’s Continu[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment PolicyDisabilities
4 days ago
In previous roles, Esther McVey never cared about the impact of her policies and appeared to relish removing disability supportAs backlashes go, the days following Esther McVey’s appointment as the new work and pensions secretary have seen intense criticism. Between 2012 and 2013, as minister for [...]
PovertyHealthChildren and ParentingEducationHealth and CareDisabilities
4 days ago
disabled children from the care of their parents, the most senior family court judge in England and Wales has warned. Sir James Munby says parents may “justifiably ...
Council social services bosses must think long and hard before trying to take severely via Live.com News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingHealth and CareGerontologyDisabilitiesCriminal Justice
5 days ago
HE Ministry of Social Services is in a “complete crisis,” according to former Social Services Minister Melanie Griffin. Mrs Griffin made this assessment while speaking with The Tribune about the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities ...
General Social WorkDisabilities
1 week ago
Celia Thomas and Rebecca Butler respond to Frances Ryan’s article on the missing piece of the diversity puzzle, while Jill Jones writes about the need for a British Sign Language ActIs Frances Ryan’s article (Diversity is in Vogue, but not yet for women with disabilities, 8 January) a call to ar[...]
WomenChildrenDisabilitiesWomens Issues
1 week ago
As well as overseeing the NHS’s 70th birthday celebrations, the health and social care secretary will take charge of long-awaited reformSo now it is the Department of Health and Social Care. There is no doubt that the new name is a much-needed symbolic boost for the battered cause of adult social [...]
PolicyPolicyHealthDisab
1 week ago
Report shows number of specialist teachers has been cut by 14% but the number of children requiring support is up by 31%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 t[...]
EducationChildrenHealthChildren and Parenting
2 weeks ago
Ann Hickman on lessons to be learned from portrayals of autism on television and in film; Amanda Craig on the BBC’s Little WomenAs a parent with two out of three children on the autistic spectrum, I nodded with many points by Jem Lester (Seen Rain Man? That doesn’t mean you know my son, Family, [...]
Children and ParentingDisabilitiesWomens Issues
3 weeks ago
ince 1974, Vocational Visions has provided vocational, economic and social services to Orange County adults with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. They serve some 500 citizens needing assistance in the county. B.W. COOK is editor of the Bay ...
General Social WorkDisabilities
3 weeks ago
Some trusts say charges pay for patient care but Liberal Democrats condemn them as a ‘tax on sickness’NHS hospitals made a record £174m from charging patients, visitors and staff to park in 2016/17, up 6% on the previous year.Data from 111 hospital trusts across England shows that as many as tw[...]
HealthHealth and CareGovernment PolicyDisabilities
3 weeks ago
based groups, social service agencies, disaster relief organizations ... said nonprofits are increasingly being asked to provide critical social services like caring for the developmentally disabled or ...
“It’s not just the United Way, it’s faith via Live.com News 
General Social WorkDisabilities
4 weeks ago
Green paper must create a clear and compelling picture of living well with disability and in older ageThe government’s upcoming green paper on social care gives cynics many reasons for doubting it will amount to anything.First, we have been here before. Many times. Each time, politicians’ desire[...]
PolicyHealth and CareDisabilities
5 weeks ago
exempt public charity that was created in the Spring of 2002 for the sole purpose of raising and distributing funds for educational facilities specializing in individuals with autism ...
NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducationDisabilities
5 weeks ago
he dream has now come true!” Canh said. He plans to study social work in a master’s degree programme at Flinders University in Adelaide. “Many people with disabilities still feel uncomfortable and cannot integrate into society well,” Canh said.
General Social WorkEducationDisabilities
5 weeks ago
ith partisan feuding providing the final push Thursday, the state legislature now will come into session between between Christmas and New Year’s Day to reverse an unpopular cut to a social services program for poor seniors and the disabled. The Senate ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyGerontologyDisabilities
5 weeks ago
The Conservatives claim the UK is a world leader in disability rights while penalising disabled people and failing to act on its own promises to help them into workLook closely enough and recent announcements reveal the two faces of Conservative disability policy. At the end of last month, Penny Mor[...]
Health and CareMental HealthDisabilities
5 weeks ago
The shadow disabilities minister, who is visually impaired, on how to make parliament more accessible and support disabled people into employmentA few weeks ago, Labour’s shadow disabilities minister needed to give a parliamentary response to the government’s proposals for its new work and healt[...]
HealthHealth and CareDisabilities
5 weeks ago
1.4 trillion to the federal deficit, will trigger automatic cuts to vocational rehabilitation services for people with disabilities, social services and housing programs, and Medicare. The Senate passed its version of the tax bill and now, with the House, ...
General Social WorkHousing and PovertyHealth and CareGovernment PolicyDisabilities
6 weeks ago
Disability charity Scope and others call for chancellor to withdraw his comments implying disabled people are to blame for sluggish economyDisability charity Scope called on Philip Hammond to withdraw his “totally unacceptable and derogatory comments” after he said Britain’s sluggish productiv[...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismDisabilities
6 weeks ago
lder people with an intellectual disability can face “serious social isolation” which can have a negative impact on their health, writes Noel Baker. Research from the Intellectual Disability Supplement to the Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (IDS ...
General Social WorkHealth and CareDisabilities
1|2|3|4|5|6|7|8|9|10>

Latest Blog

50 weeks ago
By Alison Laurio, News contributor Lisa Primm admittedly has a soft spot in her heart for children. As a disability rights social worker, Primm had as a client a young boy with severe diabetes. He received a dog that was trained to be responsive to the sugar levels in his saliva, and would alert his[...]
 

More Blogs

411 weeks ago
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities reports on state-level budget cuts:Cuts Affect Wide Range of ServicesStates began cutting their budgets last spring, as the recession brought sharply weakened revenues. The cuts have intensified as the economy has worsened. Even as the need for state-funded[...]