Good Reads – Newsletters, Features Etc

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    Hearing Dogs for Deaf People Newsletter
    A warm welcome to your May newsletter, full of all the latest updates from Hearing Dogs for Deaf People. This week is Deaf Awareness Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness of deafness and supporting those who are deaf or have hearing loss. The theme of the week this year is inclusion, and if …
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    Disability Horizons’ Newsletter
    Disability In The Spotlight Britain’s Got Talent 2022 is in full swing and the 15th series has featured even more amazing auditions from performers with disabilities. Dance troop Born To Perform secured the golden buzzer with their incredible, upbeat, positive dance routine and 14-year-old Eva …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Disability employment gap persists despite new statistics The government has announced that over one million more Disabled people are in employment compared to five years ago according to the latest ONS (Office for National Statistics) data released on Tuesday 17 May. The latest figures show the …
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    Disability Horizons Newsletter
    How to prepare for a festival if you’re a wheelchair user Thinking of attending a festival this year but not sure how to plan for the event if you use a wheelchair? Don’t worry, we’ve got it covered. Mountain Trike, which sells all-terrain wheelchairs designed for accessing the outdoors, …
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    DWP Touchbase Newsletter
    Roundup of recent DWP announcements  Special Rules for End of Life   As outlined in the Queen’s Speech on Tuesday 10 May fast-track benefit access is to be extended to those nearing the end of their life for Personal Independence Payment, Disability Living Allowance and Attendance Allowance. The …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Government must halt ‘managed migration’ to universal credit – DR UK Charities from across the UK have warned the Secretary of State for the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), Thérèse Coffey that plans to restart ‘managed migration’ to universal credit (UC), from 9 May, must immediately be …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter – 5 May
    Long Covid and illness drives 400,000 more people from the workforce A new Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) report warns that deep health inequalities and ineffective policies mean people are living shorter lives, with more years spent in poor health, and facing greater barriers to …
  • Macular Society May Newsletter
    Welcome to your May e-newsletter. Macular disease can often feel like an unknown condition among the wider public and that is why we are so grateful to you for continuing to spread the word. Thanks to your support great strides have been made over the last few years to push the importance of our …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    News Disabled employees paid £3.5k less than non-Disabled employees – ONS The ONS has published new data showing that Disabled employees earn £1.93 less per hour than non-disabled employees, equating to a £3,500 pay gap based on a 35 hour week. The pay gap between Disabled and non-disabled …
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    Disability In Children’s Books
    Literature, art and culture have always been tools of enlightenment and knowledge. Exposing children to books that have a disability theme or disabled characters ensures a future generation devoid of discrimination and exclusion. Here, Disability Horizon’s writer Raya Al-JAdir highlights 8 …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    News Disabled people’s groups set out demands for Covid inquiry The horrifying impact of the Covid pandemic on Disabled people risks being ‘airbrushed out of history’, DR UK and its partners have warned ahead of the looming public inquiry. The warning comes in a formal response to the …
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    Activity Alliance Newsletter
    New campaign to challenge negative attitudes towards disabled children Activity Alliance is calling time on negative perceptions through our campaign, ‘Who says?’. The leading voice for disabled people in sport and activity wants disabled children and young people to have the same opportunities to …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    SEND Review raises red flags The Department for Education (DfE) has opened a consultation on its SEND Green Paper Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Review: right support, right place, right time. It is asking for views on the future of the SEND and alternative provision (AP) system …
  • Macular Society Newsletter
    Welcome to your April e-newsletter. While we continue to experience our own challenging times at home and hear about those happening in the world around us, we wanted to let you know we are thinking of you; and we hope you and your loved ones are keeping safe and well. Thank you for continuing to …
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    Get Yourself Active Newsletter
    Together with the Centre for Ageing Better, we have launched Picture Yourself Active: a new, publicly accessible image library of over 300 photos depicting older and Disabled people getting active to challenge pervasive negative stereotypes. The library contains positive and authentic images of …
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    Department For Work & Pensions Newsletter
    Roundup of recent DWP announcements  Spring Statement 2022  This week the Chancellor delivered a Spring Statement that included further measures to help people with the cost of living. From April 2022 there will be an extra £500 million for the Household Support Fund, which doubles its total amount …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    How bare bones benefits don’t add up The Spring Budget offered next to nothing in terms of real-world increases to benefits for Disabled people, or salves to ease the pain of cost of living increases. DR UK’s Media and Communications Manager Anna Morell does the sums on bare bones disability …
  • Disability Horizons’ Newsletter
    The lifting of Covid-19 restrictions is lifting my stress level up: Almost all Covid-19 restrictions have been or soon will be lifted across the UK. Our writer Raya, who has muscular dystrophy and respiratory failure, talks about why she is frightened about the changes and concerned about the …
  • Deafblind UK Newsletter
    Do you know what red and white means? Did you know that someone with a red and white cane or assistant dog harness is deafblind? Read more about red and white canes here. Deafblindness: Spotting the signs. Thousands of people in the UK are living with sight and hearing loss, but how can you tell …
  • Halifax Society For The Blind Newsletter
    Halifax Society For The Blind Newsletter – 18th March 2022 MORECAMBE DAY TRIP and other brief updates. Firstly, I hope this letter finds you in good health. At HSB we are well into planning what we hope will be a lovely new building in Halifax town centre. You may have heard that we’re …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Autistic boy wins right to life transplant hearing The mother of an autistic boy has won a legal battle to ensure her teenage son has the right to a potentially life-saving transplant after Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital refused the option on the grounds that his autism would make the …
  • Yorkshire & Humber SEND Regional SEND Network Newsletter
    This is the March 2022 edition of this far-reaching and comprehensive newsletter. Acknowledgement and thanks to Dr Cathy Hamer, NW SEND Regional Network co-ordinator for collating most of this information and Julie Killey Yorkshire and Humber Regional co-ordinator jkilley@wakefield.gov.uk …
  • Macular Society Newsletter
    Welcome to your March e-newsletter. As we try to keep up with what’s been happening in the news over the last few weeks, we hope you are looking after yourself and would like to take this opportunity to share our solidarity with all those caught up in the recent events in Ukraine and their …
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    Get Yourself Active Newsletter
    Welcome to the latest edition of the Get Yourself Active newsletter, published by Disability Rights UK. This is our round up of what the Get Yourself Active team and our partners have been up to during the month of February, and what to look forward to in March. Along with some opportunities, news …
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    Disability Sport: Activity Alliance Newsletter
    Welcome to February’s newsletter. This edition features new activity cards, UK CMOs’ disabled children’s activity guidelines and a new research project. New activity cards deliver inclusive, challenging, and fun PE sessions Activity Alliance and partners release series of …
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    Calderdale Council Newsletter
    Statement from Cllr Tim Swift on the crisis in Ukraine Our Leader, Cllr Tim Swift has shared a message of support for Ukrainians around the world. The thoughts and prayers of everyone here in Calderdale are with Ukrainians. Buildings in the borough, including Wainhouse Tower, will light up this …
  • Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Covid restrictions removed The Government has removed nearly all Covid restrictions as of 24 February 2022. Staff and students in most education and childcare settings no longer need to undertake twice weekly asymptomatic testing. Rules requiring self-isolation following a positive test have been …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Removing Covid restrictions puts Disabled people at risk The Government is proposing removing all Covid restrictions by the end of this month. DR UK’s Head of Policy Fazilet Hadi said: “DR UK has grave concerns about the proposed removal of Covid restrictions at the end of February. Where is the …
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    Yorkshire’s clinically Vulnerable Get New Covid Treatment
    Hundreds of the most clinically vulnerable people across West Yorkshire receive new COVID treatment to reduce the chance of hospital admission Across England, the NHS has set up new services that will assess patients at the highest-risk from COVID and, where appropriate, offer them treatment, …
  • Macular Society Newsletter
    Welcome to your February e-newsletter. Thank you for joining us once again and sharing our hope for the future for everyone living with, or supporting someone with macular disease. This month we are excited to share two new developments in research and treatment for both wet and dry age-related …
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    Hearing Dogs Newsletter
    This is the latest newsletter from Hearing Dogs For Deaf People – https://www.hearingdogs.org.uk/ A warm welcome to your February newsletter, full of all the latest updates from Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.  Our adorable pups have been having lots of fun in their training since you last …
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    The latest newsletter from Activity Alliance
    Sense report aims to understand physical activity needs of families A new report from the charity Sense highlights that a person-centred approach and flexible delivery are required for more positive and engaging experiences. Sense’s report highlights the key recommendations for all sports …
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    7 Amazon Originals that include disabled characters & actors
    Amazon is much more than an online store. Launched in 2014, Amazon Prime Video allows Prime members to stream and download thousands of exclusive TV shows and films. The people at Disability Horizons have done a sift of Amazon’s content and come up with 7 Amazon Original TV series and films …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Disabled people urged to back campaign on social care charges Disability Rights UK is urging campaigners and disability organisations  to back parliamentary efforts to scrap social care charges for working age Disabled people. The issue was raised this week in the House of Lords as …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    National Disability Strategy declared unlawful The High Court has declared that the Government’s National Disability Strategy is unlawful due to inadequate consultation with Disabled people. Disability activists Miriam Binder, Jean Eveleigh, Doug Paulley and Vicki Hon brought the case against the …
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    Calderdale Council’s Monthly Newsletter
    A robust and balanced budget Protecting communities and supporting businesses through the pandemic, building a strong recovery, and ensuring the Council maintains financial stability are the priorities for the Cabinet’s budget proposals for the next financial year. The budget proposals were …
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    Creative Minds Newsletter
    Creative Minds Newsletter Jan 2022 Creative Minds was launched in 2011 in response to feedback from service users and carers about their desire for more creative approaches to understanding and supporting their health and wellbeing. To date, Creative Minds, together with 140 partners, has delivered …
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    Disability Horizons’ Newsletter
    9 winter warmers to help you deal with the cold if you have a disability: Many disabled people find cold temperatures a struggle due to lack of mobility or poor circulation. Disability and lifestyle blogger Gemma Orton, who lives with spinal muscular atrophy, shares her winter warmers to help you …
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    Disability Rights UK e-news
    NEWS Government to end face mask rules and Covid passes in England in “return to plan A” The Prime Minister has announced that England’s Plan B measures will end on January 27th. This includes dropping mandatory face coverings in public places and Covid passports. In a statement …
  • Lead The Way Newsletter
    You can download a pdf of the latest Lead the Way newsletter, themed around learning disabilities,  here: LTW January 2022 Email Newsletter Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading...…
  • DeafBlind UK Newsletter
    Welcome to the Professional’s Update from Deafblind UK. Top tips for clear speech Don’t miss our useful guide to help you communicate more effectively with people living with sight and hearing loss. Read more here Our support for carers We offer a wide range of support to carers, …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    News Disabled boy becomes youngest ever recipient in New Year Honours A Disabled boy who has cerebral palsy and autism is to become the youngest person to receive the British Empire Medal (BEM). Tobias Weller has been given the award in recognition of his fundraising efforts during lockdown. He has …
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    Disability Horizons’ Good Reads of 2021
    Disability Horizons, the online magazine is sharing some of their most popular articles and interviews from 2021. It’s a great list of good reads and good things to watch. The Last Leg: how the show still promotes positive disability representation 8 Netflix Original shows and films with …
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    Kick start your 2022 fitness goals
    The online lifestyle magazine, Disability Horizons, has put together this handy guide to getting fitter and healthier. A new year often brings with it a desire to get fit and healthy. But grand plans can fall flat if you overstretch yourself. Here, we share a range of tips and advice, along with …
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    Department For Work & Pensions Newsletter (Including Covid Updates)
    COVID-19 Plan B announcement This week the Prime Minister announced a move to Plan B measures in England as outlined in the COVID-19 Autumn/Winter Plan. Plan B measures will come into force while more data on vaccine efficacy is assessed. Moving to Plan B will help to slow the spread of the new …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    A message from our CEO: building a movement for change 2021 has been an extremely difficult year for many Disabled people. Our lives have continued to be dominated by COVID and its devastating consequences. We are acutely conscious of the high number of deaths of Disabled people, the risk that …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    BBC and Sky find over 100 disabled people held in specialist hospitals for at least 20 years The BBC and Sky News have discovered that more than 100 people with learning disabilities and autism have been held in specialist hospitals and assessment and treatment units for over 20 years. The figures …
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    Get Yourself Active Newsletter
    Welcome to your December Newsletter Welcome to the latest edition of the Get Yourself Active newsletter. This is our round up of what the Get Yourself Active team and our partners have been up to during the month of November, and what to look forward to in December. Along with some opportunities, …
  • Macular Society Newsletter
    December Update Welcome to your December e-newsletter. Christmas is a time when many of us reflect on the past year – and for us, once again, the kindness, compassion and care you have shown with your support in Beating Macular Disease has made us feel thankful and truly blessed. You have …
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    Disability Horizons’ Christmas Newsletter
    Check out our Christmas articles… It’s now December and officially time to start celebrating all things Christmas. Our writer and editor, Emma Purcell, has just shared 10 Christmas memories growing up with a disability, but we have many more Christmas stories too, including tips for …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    News Round-up Social care plans expose rich vs poor divide in terms of home loss The Prime Minister has narrowly won a vote on the cap for social care costs, which will mean that many poorer people will continue to need to sell their homes to cover the costs of care. Senior Conservatives were …
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    British Polio Fellowship Newsletter
    Bulletin Deadline From now on all bulletin submissions will need to be made to our new email address thebulletin@britishpolio.org.uk and we have made no changes to our editorial policy which can be found on page 3 in any copy of the bulletin. Please be aware if you do not submit content to our new …
  • DeafBlind UK Newsletter
    Professional’s Update November 2021 Welcome to the Professional’s Update from Deafblind UK. This is the organisation’s excellent e-newsletter. Forthcoming events Visit our website to discover a range of interesting events coming up soon, including “Leeds For All – …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    News Two million denied benefit increases: High Court challenge On Wednesday 17 November, the High Court will be asked to decide whether it was lawful for the Government not to give nearly two million Disabled people on ESA the same £1040 per year increase that it gave Universal Credit claimants. …
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    Hearing Dogs for Deaf People Newsletter
    Here’s the November newsletter from Hearing Dogs for Deaf People Firstly, we are delighted to tell you that Hearing Dogs has been chosen as a finalist to become Pets at Home’s charity for their Summer Fundraising Appeal next year. If enough Pets at Home colleagues kindly vote for us, the …
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    Disability Horizons TV – Mental Health Episode
    Here’s the latest episode of Disability Horizons TV, which tackles mental health and also looks at a new wellbeing and mental health programme called Spokz People. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZPKoENW6Zv0 Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading...…
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Here’s the latest newsletter from Disability Rights UK A message from our CEO With the everyday challenges faced by Disabled people mounting perhaps a United Nation Convention on the rights of Disabled people feels a little distant and remote, but it isn’t. If we want to build on the …
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    Our AGM & Open Meeting 23 November
    The 2021 AGM of Disability Partnership Calderdale is to be held on Tuesday 23rd November at The Kings Centre, Halifax. Clark & Partners: A representative from Clark and Partners will be on hand during lunch – they are specialists in mobility and home adaptation products and will be happy …
  • Macular Society November Newsletter
    November Update Welcome to your November e-newsletter. A huge thank you to everyone who encouraged their MP to attend the Westminster Eye Health Day which marked World Sight Day last month. You made it a great success! Read on to find out more about the fantastic number of parliamentarians who came …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Here’s the latest News Round-up from the excellent Disability Rights UK. Shaw Trust Power 100 list 2021 The Valuable 500 is the first organisation to land the top spot in the Shaw Trust’s Disability Power 100. The Disability Power 100 is an annual list of Disabled people who the Trust …
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    Disability Right UK Newsletter – Channel 4 Subtitles, Accessible Cities & More
    Call on Government to tackle employment discrimination A Disability Employment Charter has been launched, supported by disability organisations, trade unions and academics. The Charter sets out areas for Government action to tackle the shocking disability employment gap. There is almost a 30% gap …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    The Leadership Academy Programme: a career development programme for Disabled employees Do you wish to progress your career, or have you recently received a promotion? And do you have lived experience of a disability and/or a long-term health condition? If so, we want to hear from you. Equally if …
  • Halifax Society for the Blind Newsletter
    The latest edition of Look Out! – HSB’s newsletter is now out. Ldownload: Look Out! Sept ’21 (pdf) Inside this issue, you’ll find out about:- A major announcement about the fantastic new premises that HSB will be moving to soon, An inspirational story of travelling abroad, Important updates …
  • Deafblind UK Newsletter
    September 2021 Welcome to the Professional’s Update from Deafblind UK. If you have any feedback about this email, or if there is anything specific that you would like to read about then please contact us. Deafblind Convention 2021 – Living better with sight and hearing loss Where else …
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    Touchbase: DWP Newsletter
    Roundup of recent DWP announcements  Health and disability green paper – one month to go Don’t miss the chance to shape the future of the benefits system by responding to the Shaping future support: the health and disability green paper consultation. The 12-week consultation closes on 11 October. …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    News Round-up Government’s proposals to fix the social care crisis is “too little, too late” Commenting on the Government’s social care reform proposals. DR UK’s Fazilet Hadi said: “We are glad to see the Government is making efforts to fix the social care crisis, but remain concerned that the …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    DR UK holds assisted dying debate to inform stance on Meacher Bill Four prominent Disabled activists took part in an online debate around assisted dying this week as DR UK trustees prepare to review the organisation’s position on the issue. A video of the 90 minute debate, which was organised in …
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    Department for Work & Pensions Newsletter
    Roundup of recent DWP announcements in their regular newsletter, dated 27 August 2021 Change to the Universal Credit system helps claimants ahead of bank holiday Universal Credit has been improved with a new automatic process to ensure claimants receive more consistent benefit payments, even if …
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    Health and Care Policy Jargon Buster
    What’s the difference between an integrated care provider and an sustainability and transformation partnership? What do we really mean when we talk about patient and public involvement? The health and care policy landscape is constantly evolving and the language that we use to describe this …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Winter vaccine schedule for Disabled people unclear Plans for the universal roll-out of a third booster vaccine are in doubt. The Government is now likely to propose that only over-16s with immune-suppression, care home residents, over-70s, frontline health and social care workers and people …
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    Disability Rights UK newsletter
    Disability Rights UK newsletter – ‘Waking watch’ charges hit Disabled residents Shocking numbers of leaseholders are having to invest in ‘waking watch’ schemes in place to protect Disabled residents who cannot self-evacuate in the event of fire. A waking watch is when a person patrols all …
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    Assessing the Government’s Disability Strategy
    Disability Rights UK has been undertaking deep analysis of the National Disability Strategy, released after Parliament had broken up for Recess. Fazilet Hadi, Head of Policy, has written a blog, assessing the different areas addressed, and some glaring, concerning omissions. She says: “What hits …
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    National Disability Strategy
    We have gathered together all the key documents released as part of the Government’s recently published (28 July) National Disability Strategy. This strategy sets out the actions the government will take to improve the everyday lives of all disabled people. Documents Forewords, about this …
  • Macular Society Newsletter
    Welcome to your August e-newsletter. Even if the weather isn’t quite up to scratch, we hope you are enjoying being able to spend precious time with loved ones once more. After what we have all experienced over the last 18 months, it is more crucial than ever to highlight the importance of our …
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    Disability Horizons’ Newsletter
    5 products to help manage fatigue and chronic illness Fatigue is a feeling of constant tiredness or weakness and can be physical, mental or a combination of both. It is a symptom of many chronic illnesses, including myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS) and multiple sclerosis …
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    Get Yourself Active Newsletter
    Welcome to the latest edition of the Get Yourself Active newsletter, from Disability Rights UK. This is our round up of what the Get Yourself Active team and our partners have been up to during the month of July- and some opportunities that we hope will be of interest. More from us next month! Get …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter – 29 July 2021
    News Round-up Government’s National Disability Strategy ‘disappointingly thin’ Reacting to the publication of the Government’s National Strategy for Disabled People, Disability Rights UK CEO Kamran Mallick said: “Disabled people have been waiting a long time for a Strategy that has meat on its …
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    Government Report: The lived experience of disabled people during the COVID-19 pandemic
    Executive summary From July to September 2020, the Cabinet Office Disability Unit commissioned the Policy Lab to conduct ethnographically-led research into the experiences of disabled people during the COVID-19 pandemic. The aim was to understand the impact of COVID-19 on the lives of disabled …
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    Activity Alliance Newsletter
    Welcome to July’s newsletter from the Activity Alliance (Activity Alliance is the operating name for the English Federation of Disability Sport). This edition features our response to the National Disability Strategy and the FA Disability Cup. Activity Alliance responds to the National …
  • Halifax Society For The Blind’s latest newsletter
    Fresh out is Halifax Society For The Blind’s latest edition of Look Out!, their newsletter. This edition is also produced as a text file for those using screen-reader software, and can be translated into braille or audio on request. For more information, you can also visit their website …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    19/7/2021 News Round-up DPOs call for reinstatement of infection control measures A plethora of organisations, including DR UK, is calling on government to revise new guidance which effectively leaves Disabled Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) people without protection once lockdown fully eases …
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    Department for Work & Pensions Newsletter
    Brought to you by the Department for Work & Pensions 16 July 2021 – Roundup of recent DWP announcements  Coronavirus Roadmap update This week the Prime Minister announced that Step 4 of the Roadmap out of COVID-19 legal restrictions in England will go ahead on Monday 19 July. Step 4 will …
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    The Pandemic’s Toll On People With Learning Disabilities
    This article, from the BMJ explores how the covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on people with learning disabilities across the world. The linked paper by the OpenSAFELY collaborative led by Williamson and colleagues (doi:10.1136/bmj.n1592) makes an important contribution to the evidence …
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    Disability Horizons Newsletter
    10 disabled contestants on TV reality and talent shows For more than a decade, disabled contestants have had the opportunity to take part and compete in TV reality and talent shows, with many reaching the finals and even winning. Not only is this bringing more inclusion, diversity and equality to …
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    Department For Work & Pensions Newsletter
    Roundup of recent DWP announcements  Coronavirus Roadmap update Step 4 of the Roadmap is expected to begin on Monday 19 July. This will be confirmed on Monday 12 July, following a review of the latest data. At Step 4, the Government will remove all outstanding legal restrictions on social contact, …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Lockdown easing plans put CEV people back in jeopardy Psychology experts, health professionals and Disabled People’s Organisations are expressing grave concerns about the Prime Minister’s announcement that the majority of remaining COVID-19 regulations are set to end in England on 19 July. The …
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    Disability Horizons Newsletter
    LAST CHANCE to take our survey on disability hate crime Our survey on disability hate crime, in partnership with Leonard Cheshire, will be closing this week, so this is your LAST CHANCE to have your say and make your voice heard. The results will help us to highlight the issues with disability hate …
  • Macular Society July Newsletter
    Welcome to your July e-newsletter. Firstly, a big, big thank you to everyone who supported us in Macular Week. Every year we are overwhelmed by how many of you show your support, in so many different ways. It is so inspiring seeing you get involved and help spread the word about macular disease, …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    Disabled people’s lives ‘devastated’ by Covid – BBC Survey Thousands of D/deaf and Disabled people became more disabled during the pandemic with most losing access to vital medical appointments and necessary routines. A BBC survey of over 3,000 people found that many Disabled people experienced a …
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    Get Yourself Active newsletter from Disability Horizons UK.
    Welcome to the latest edition of the Get Yourself Active newsletter from Disability Horizons UK. This is our round up of what the Get Yourself Active team and our partners have been up to during the month of June – and some opportunities that we hope will be of interest. More from us next …
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    Disability Horizons Newsletter
    8 misconceptions about disabled women busted – There are many assumptions and misconceptions about disabled women in our society. Some people think that they are unable to be parents and have a family, that they can’t embrace their femininity, be independent or have meaningful relationships, …
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    Activity Alliance (Disability Sport) Newsletter
    Our Chair blogs: Disabled people need to be at the heart of the return UK Coaching Week is a campaign to celebrate coaching at all levels in sport and activity. This year’s theme was ‘The Great Coaching Comeback: Coaching for all’. Here, our Chair, Sam Orde, talks about her …
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    Report: How We Spent Our Time In Lockdown
    This is a Time Use Survey from the Government explaining the differences between how people in Great Britain spent their time during coronavirus (COVID-19) restrictions in March and April 2020 and March 2021. Main points How we spent our time changed substantially between the first lockdown (March …
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    Calderdale Council’s Newsthread Newsletter
    Extra testing makes a difference Calderdale now has the highest testing rate in the Yorkshire and Humber region, with about 1,200 people being tested each day. This is 200 people more per day than the next highest testing council area. Extra testing is currently taking place in Illingworth, …
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    Polio Fellowship Newsletter
    Dear Member, We hope you are keeping safe and well. We would like to share some updates happening at The British Polio Fellowship. Office Move When we sold the offices at the Xchange on Wilmington Close, we struggled to find offices that were value for money and fitted all our needs. On a fine …
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    Disability rights UK Newsletter – 26/6/21
    We are looking for our next Chair of Trustees Since its foundation in 2012 DR UK has significantly grown in profile, influence and reputation. In 2022 we celebrate 10 years of our organisation working together with Disabled People leading change. We are looking for an individual who shares our …
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    Transport For All Newsletter
    Transport For All campaign for better transport access and accessibility for people with disabilities. Though they have a London focus, much of what they cover has a broader relevance. Here’s their latest newsletter. Cut the clutter! | Members Newsletter #6 Hope you’re doing well! In …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    We are looking for our next Chair of Trustees Since its foundation in 2012 DR UK has significantly grown in profile, influence and reputation. In 2022 we celebrate 10 years of our organisation working together with Disabled People leading change. We are looking for an individual who shares our …
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    Halifax Society For the Blind’s Newsletter
    Below is a link to download Halifax Society For the Blind’s latest edition of their newsletter, Look Out! In this edition, they share plans for resuming face to face services when the general easing of Covid19 restrictions occurs. They had a marvellous Volunteer Week piece, with feedback …
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    Disability Rights UK Newsletter
    We are looking for our next Chair of Trustees Since its foundation in 2012 DR UK has significantly grown in profile, influence and reputation. In 2022 we celebrate 10 years of our organisation working together with Disabled People leading change. We are looking for an individual who shares our …