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Striving for the rights, equality and independence of disabled people in Wales. Find us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flickr and JustGiving.
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Disability Wales 23m
Three Court of Appeal Judges have overturned a ruling that would have forced a woman with learning disabilities to have an abortion. It has been a widely debated issue.
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A claimant was left with less than £6 to live on for a month after being sanctioned. Foodbanks say they are seeing cases like this all the time.
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GetTheChance 17h
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This is a super series of blog posts on eating in and eating out when you have a really restrictive diet. Some great recipes to try too.
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This article is based on an experience in England but raises familiar concerns about the process of seeking assessment and diagnosis of autism for children.
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It is rare for women to experience postpartum psychosis after the birth of a child but this clip shows how one family have adapted in this situation to provide the best level of support possible.
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Here's a great example of how campaigning can make a difference. A chain of cake shops has admitted it didn't know its duties under the Equality Act and has now made its shops accessible. They were keen to work with campaigners to improve.
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Following criticism from MPs on the vast financial reserves being held by the company, Motability will be releasing £370m to support disabled people and their families.
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The family of a woman who had Motor Neurone Disease are campaigning to end benefit assessments for people who are terminally ill. They say the option to be fast-tracked was not available to her and her assessment was 'degrading'.
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Disability Wales Jun 25
Social justice would do more to improve mental health than therapy and medication says the UN Special Rapporteur on Poverty. Quite. Stressing over money, whether you can keep a safe home, whether you can eat or put the heating on, doesn't support wellbeing
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EHRC Wales Jun 25
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Disability Wales Jun 25
This short film is great because it shares not just a vision of independence and fulfilment but it shows us how it works in practice. The barriers to disabled people having a family life and access to work and education can be removed.
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Disability Studies Jun 24
LATEST CDS BLOG We are honoured to welcome as Guest Blogger . In her blog, Baroness Campbell discusses Sir Bert Massie's memoir "A Life Without Limits". Pls read & RT.
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Elise Davison Jun 24
Pls RT Looking for a short course over the summer holidays? Considering drama school? Some places left on this! Excited are running this accessible course
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Disability Wales Jun 24
Almost anyone could find themselves in this situation where statutory sick pay runs out before they've recovered enough to get back to work. Ridiculous decision to deny this man access to benefits.
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Gregory Mansfield Jun 23
Pedestrian:”Well, at least some subway stations are accessible. That’s at least partial accessibility.” Partial access is incomplete access. Incomplete access is not access. If you’re a disabled person, you may get on a train, but where do you get off it?
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Disability Wales Jun 24
Well done to and friend Nia for completing their adapted tandem challenge, cycling from North to South Wales!
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The Equality Trust Jun 24
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LegallyDisabled Jun 23
Thank you so much for supporting our research and sharing so widely. Due to requests, we have extended the deadline to the 7th July - keep the responses coming in! It is really helping to build a robust picture of disabled peoples' experiences in the legal profession.
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Disability Wales Jun 24
A disabled woman explains why she doesn't want kids - despite the assumptions and perceptions of others, it has nothing to do with disability. She also defends disabled people who do want to be parents, despite assumptions that they can't or shouldn't be.
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