Saturday 3 December marked 2016’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, which saw disabled and able-bodied people alike celebrate the global contribution of the ‘world’s largest minority group’.
A new campaign launched by Wigan Council is aiming to reduce prejudice and discrimination against disabled people, as well as addressing a host of other issues.
Campaigners and local residents have reacted with shock and outrage over proposals by a London council which could see mobility scooters banned from being driven on pavements.
A multiple sclerosis (MS) sufferer who used to be a motorsport driver and instructor has found a new lease of life with his mobility scooter, without having to give up the hobby he loves!
New research carried out by the Business Disability Forum (BDF) indicates that UK businesses are still not doing enough to consider disabled users when designing new IT products, whether these are internal or customer-facing.
If you have reduced mobility – for whatever reason – you will know that life is full of challenges. Many people take the ability to move effortlessly from place to place for granted; when even travelling around your local town is difficult, it can feel like getting out and about to enjoy green spaces is all but impossible.
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