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Feeling better

I’m happy to say my depression has lifted and I’ve gone back to being more manic. I think I just need to find acceptance in my cycles. 153 more words

The Tyranny of the PIP Overlords

And how I suffered from their wrath…..

My name is James Davies, I am 24 years old. I am a recent cochlear implantee (as of Feb 2013) prior to that I have always worn hearing aids. 651 more words

Government

Problems with PIP

We are becoming increasingly concerned about the experiences of deaf young people trying to claim the benefit Personal Independence Payment (PIP).

Our concerns: 501 more words

Deaf

Debbie Abrahams MP Calls Slow Disability Payments “Unjust And Inhumane”

Oldham East and Saddleworth MP Debbie Abrahams is calling for an end to the ‘injustice of delayed payments to disabled and terminally ill people’.

Mrs Abrahams has spoken in a Westminster debate detailing her concerns about the quality of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP), how assessments are processed, and the huge toll slow payments are putting on thousands of disabled people and their families. 437 more words

Human Rights

The cuts are killing

An estimated 68,000 have died as a result of the Austerity cuts in Great Britain. Today, the Independent Living Fund will end. From now on support will come from local authorities from non-ring fenced transitional funding from the government leaving many without support. 12 more words

Cuts