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7 Tips for the Parent Whose Relationship with Their Child is Restricted

Many parents with severely restricted relationships to their children hold tremendous rage or anger at agencies, institutions, courts or the custodial parent. However, their limited relationship may be more a consequence of their responses to problems, than the problems directly. 804 more words

Incident in the BHSV!!!

Husby and I are extremely fortunate to live where we live; spoilt in fact, spoilt rotten. My parents bought a lovely little family home in Beacon Hills (name changed to protect my neighbours from lynching once you have finished reading this post) in the early 80s, back when property was affordable. 865 more words


I support open access research! But why?

It has been a long debate between open access and restricted access of research. So what is open access? Simply it is free from all restrictions of copyright and licence. 547 more words

Human Research Program

My experiences of using taxis and minicabs: the good, the bad and the ugly

The Extra Costs Commission, a year-long independent inquiry into the extra costs faced by disabled people, found that disabled people may often experience a number of challenges when using taxis or private hire vehicles (PHVs), including overcharging, poor attitudes from drivers and an overall lack of accessible vehicles. 551 more words

Real Life Stories

61chrissterry reblogged this on 61chrissterry and commented:

This is so true, my own experience is in respect of my adult daughter in Sheffield where we have found that some black hackney cabs, while proporting to be accessible are not. This is due to door widths not sufficient for some wheelchairs, the height of access as sometimes my daughter as had to tilt her head to oneside to gain access. Even when access is obtained safe clamping of wheelchairs is not possible in that they can only be clamped in a side way position, thereby creating unstabability. To be clamped safely you need to be able to face forwards or backwards. When all is OK the fare is usually 1 plus half of the normal fare. We now have to rely on Community Transport where we have to book a week in advance and there are time restictions, only Monday to Friday from 9.00am to 4.00pm and only 2 journeys per week.

MAINTENANCE: Emerald Insight to undergo maintenance Tuesday March 22

We have received notification that Emerald Insight, one of our providers of numerous e-journals will be undergoing essential maintenance tomorrow, Tuesday March 22. This work will impact upon some of the functionality on their site, but you should still be able to gain access in “read only” mode. 171 more words


Primo at risk between 9am and 11am on Wednesday 13 January

Tomorrow library staff will be carrying out vital maintenance to Primo, the Library’s resource discovery tool, as essential updates are installed.

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Digitool may be briefly unavailable on morning of Monday 21 December

Digitool, the University’s system for storing and presenting a range of digital materials, may be undergoing essential maintenance on the morning of Monday 21 December… 78 more words