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What is Big Society?


This is Jodie and she works at Speakup.

This is Vicky and she also works at Speakup.

Speakup is a self-advocacy organization in Rotherham in the UK. 1,000 more words


Happy Birthday, ADA!

This week marks the 25-year anniversary of the passing of the Americans with Disabilities Act. As others have noted, the law was ground-breaking not only because of its international ripple effect, but because it recognized disability not as an issue of health, but of human rights. 303 more words

Scars & Appearance

RCN publish easy to read pain information

The Royal College of Nursing has recently published some easy read information on pain and pain control.

People with learning disabilities have been engaged in the development of the information through the… 21 more words

Learning Disability

Disability Employment Framework Enquiry

I’ve uploaded a copy of my submission to my Google Plus page for anyone who is interested to read.

You’ll find it under the posts page at; 9 more words

Disability Employment

I Don't Care!

I stopped caring a long time ago about people staring at my daughter….

Written by KK

I am a mum and carer to a 12 year-old daughter who lives with a disability (Cerebral Palsy, Intellectual Disability and Epilepsy). 302 more words

As long as I am living my baby you will be

As a parent, I now truly understand the love a parent has for their child. It is a love unlike any other. Although my son is still young, I already know that he will ALWAYS be my baby. 657 more words