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Disabilities News

3 days ago
Campaign to change social attitudes towards people with disabilities was inspired by writer, comedian and advocate Stella Young, who died in December Continue reading...
Disabilities
3 days ago
Police, prosecutors and probation service have not complied fully with changes ordered in 2013 investigation, inspectors find Continue reading...
DisabilitiesCriminal Justice
4 days ago
Blind solicitor and disability activist who helped emancipate blind people by encouraging them to participate fully in life in Britain Continue reading...
Disabilities
4 days ago
A new report shows the shared living model is growing at a time when the wider care sector is shrinking Continue reading...
Health and CareDisabilities
5 days ago
Homecare businesses play a crucial role in keeping older and disabled people out of hospital or care homes, yet they are becoming financially non-viable
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HealthHealth and CareDisabilities
6 days ago
NSPCC says figures obtained by the BBC were the ‘visible peak’ of what could be a bigger problem that also affects young peopleAlmost 5,000 disabled adults have been sexually abused in England in the past two years, figures have shown.
The NSPCC said information from 106 councils showing 4,[...]
Disabilities
1 week ago
Charity credits improvements by venues and ticketing sites for 70% increase Continue reading...
Charities and VolunteerismDisabilities
2 weeks ago
The number of people with learning disabilities who don’t have a job is on the rise, yet services helping them into work are at risk as councils come under pressure to cut non-statutory support Continue reading...
Disabilities
3 weeks ago
A new national project using technology and interactive programmes aims to change how we address the lifelong condition that costs £32bn annually Continue reading...
EducationDisabilities
3 weeks ago
Disabled people’s rights advocates say Suicide Act policy amendment by DPP Alison Saunders is a change in the law not decided on by parliament Continue reading...
HealthDisabilities
4 weeks ago
People have interpreted anomalies in babies as messages from God for centuries, and modern scientists are attempting to link genetic differences to our chemical-laced lifestyles. These overlook one simple fact: the human life before them Continue reading...
ChildrenHealthChildren and ParentingDisabilities
4 weeks ago
acinelli now has a master’s degree in social work and Ph.D. in human development. However, his wife still works at Keystone, and he has a similar objective with a different population. As manager of social services ... and other social service agencies.
General Social WorkHealth and CareDisabilities
4 weeks ago
The case of a disabled boy who was removed from school and suffered years of neglect has highlighted serious failings in the laws governing home education Continue reading...
EducationChildren and ParentingDisabilitiesCriminal Justice
4 weeks ago
Research involving cohort of 95,000 children is latest research to contradict findings of discredited gastroenterologist Andrew Wakefield Continue reading...
HealthChildren and ParentingDisabilities
4 weeks ago
How could the father of a severely disabled child who died oversee policies that have left other severely disabled children hungry, cold and stigmatised?

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Children and ParentingHousing and PovertyDisabilities
5 weeks ago
Award-winning comedian Lee Ridley says jokes help people to understand how he lives with disabilities, at a time when discrimination and prejudice are rifeLee Ridley is on stage only a couple of minutes and he has already taken the temperature of the audience with a smattering of gags about living w[...]
Children and ParentingHealth and CareDisabilitiesCriminal Justice
5 weeks ago
As a bitter dispute continues over whether volunteers can continue to live and work with residents, we need to ensure we put the wishes of disabled people first Continue reading...
HousingCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareDisabilities
6 weeks ago
Two years after the introduction of Pip, sick and disabled people’s dignity is suffering as a result of the coalition’s ideological attack on benefit claimants Continue reading...
PovertyDisabilities
7 weeks ago
The Germanwings tragedy got us talking about mental illness. Shame the talk is so narrowA friend tells me that well-meaning people often ask her what the special talent of her son with autism is. She tends to answers: “Gabriel’s special talent is having a meltdown in the supermarket because the [...]
HealthHealth and CareMental HealthDisabilities
7 weeks ago
In the latest of our pre-election series, back in the chancellor’s constituency, food banks have appeared amid the footballers’ Bentleys and newbuild mansionsTwo signifiers for wealth hit you the instant you arrive in Alderley Edge, Cheshire: property and parking. The latter is not just a big lo[...]
PovertyHealth and CareDisabilities
7 weeks ago
I recently met with the Department for Work and Pensions and have some idea of where the money the Tories wish to cut will be coming from (Tories may not reveal details of £12bn welfare cuts until after election, 30 March). I was the co-artistic director for the opening ceremony of the London [...]
Disabilities
7 weeks ago
Boy slept for eight nights on mattress on floor at Royal Preston hospital because staff could not source protective high-sided bedThe parents of a severely disabled boy have said their son slept on a mattress on the floor in a hospital for eight nights because staff were unable to source the special[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareDisabilities
7 weeks ago
I’ve considered asking to be relieved of the role, but I don’t want to waste the skills and knowledge that my wiring has given me Related: Language and autism: what every social care professional should know I am in the middle of measuring local autism services against the criteria of the natio[...]
Children and ParentingHealth and CareDisabilities
7 weeks ago
The act’s cap on personal liability for long-term care means state support in old age will be opened up to everyone, not just those who are poorFinally we’ve arrived. Seven years after the Law Commission embarked upon a review of what its then chairman called a “hodgepodge” of almost 40 stat[...]
Housing and PovertyHealth and CareDisabilities
8 weeks ago
People with autism and learning disabilities can die up to 20 years prematurely. So how can we help carers and health workers diagnose illness in non-verbal patients?“Oh, he’s been so brave and good. He’s not made a fuss at all.” That’s what the well-meaning care worker said about my autis[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingHealth and CareDisabilities
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22 weeks ago
Recent decades have brought significant changes in family form and function, as well as new service delivery models that promote health and well-being for people with various disabilities within their homes and communities. Nevertheless, providing care to family members continues to be part of famil[...]
 

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28 weeks ago
November 6, 2014 NASW continues its support for National Family Caregivers Month this November. This year’s theme, Care Comes Home, emphasizes the benefits and challenges of caregiving at home—where most caregiving takes place. Download outreach materials from the Caregiver Action Network (previ[...]
 
34 weeks ago
By Rena Malai, News staff Countless children are waiting for homes that many people with disabilities want to provide, says Robyn Powell, attorney adviser for the National Council on Disability. “There are a significant number of people with disabilities who want to take adoptive children in and r[...]
 
273 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[...]