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Disability Equality Scotland
We are a membership organisation which seeks to promote independent living, removing barriers to inequality for those affected by disability in Scotland.
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Disability Equality Scotland 6h
Want to be involved in making more accessible?! Come along to the Inaugural Meeting of Aberdeen City Access Panel! 📍 North East Sensory Services (NESS), John Street, Aberdeen, AB25 1BT 📅 Wednesday 30 October 2019 To attend, email ian@disabilityequality.scot
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Disability Equality Scotland Oct 18
The will open for applications on Monday 21 October. The payment will be available to all 16, 17 and 18 year olds who spend an average of 16 hours caring for someone who receives a disability benefit.
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Police Scotland Safer Communities Oct 18
Superintendent Ann Bell, Safer Communities Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Team presenting on policing mental health and distress related incidents
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EHRC Scotland Oct 9
We're holding a free event in Inverness (Fri 25 Oct) & Galashiels (Tue 29 Oct) for solicitors, legal advisers & people working in the advice sector to hear about our Access to Transport project for disabled & older people. For info, email eventsscotland@equalityhumanrights.com
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Disability Equality Scotland Oct 16
❗️New Event Announcement❗️ We are working with to host an event about 🗓️ Monday 4 November, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm 📍Falkirk Ambulance Station, Grangemouth Road, Falkirk, FK2 9AA. 🔗Book online or call 0141 370 0968
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Euan's Guide Oct 15
We’re inviting disabled people and those closest to them to take part in the 2019 Access Survey. Get your views heard by taking part in the UK's longest running !
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ScotRail Oct 16
❤️ Did you know that we've installed defibrillators at more than 20 stations across Scotland? They're available 24/7 and can be used by anyone!
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Julie Farrell 🌈 Oct 16
Here's my blog post on how we can create more access to the arts for disabled people and those on low-income:
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ScotRail Oct 16
♿At peak times we can deal with up to 60 pre-booked passenger assists at Central. It’s a busy two hour window but we are always happy to help! If you require assistance boarding or departing our trains you can pre-book assistance for this here
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Disability Equality Scotland Oct 16
Yesterday, our CEO Morven Brooks was a guest on the Programme to discuss the accessibility of Scottish Cities and Towns. You can listen back on . The discussion on accessibility starts at the 2:21:00 mark.
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Disability Equality Scotland Oct 15
Interesting panel discussion at the Tackling Prejudice & Building Communities Conference- can an inclusive national identity help tackle prejudice?
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Disability Equality Scotland Oct 15
We’re delighted to be supporting at the Tackling Prejudice & Building Connected Communities conference as part of
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Disability Equality Scotland Oct 14
This week is We have a website dedicated to raising awareness of 🔗 features videos, case studies and useful numbers to help identify and report hate crime
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Disability Equality Scotland Oct 14
❗️Queen Street Station Redevelopment Update❗️ Starting from this week, platforms 8 and 9 will each have their own separate point of entry/exit. For the full details, visit our Accessible Travel Hub! 🔗:
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Disability Equality Scotland Oct 11
Check out the latest on our Guest blogger Aurora Betony has written a guide to help churches include adults 🔗
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Janis McDonald Oct 11
Help us ensure those people affected by deafness and others with communication barriers get good access and are involved in service design.
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Living Streets Oct 10
🎉 BREAKING NEWS: Scotland becomes first UK nation to ban pavement parking. / /
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SAMH Oct 10
We're delighted to say that we have teamed up with for our biggest ever partnership!🎉 SAMH and will work together to help people develop the skills to support both their own and others’ mental health in their communities. Find out more.👉
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SAMH Oct 10
Today is . Globally every 40 seconds someone dies by . This year are calling for action on . Hear from our Public Affairs Officer, Craig, about what SAMH wants to see happen to reduce suicides in Scotland.👇
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WorldMentalHealthDay Oct 9
TODAY IS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY! Let's make top trending. Attention on social media can lead to more awareness and give a higher priority worldwide. Please help us to reach as many people as possible by retweeting and using our hashtag💚
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