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  • Access to Work Issues Arising from Covid-19 Emergency

    Access to Work Issues Arising from Covid-19 Emergency

    Disabled people are having problems receiving Access to Work funding during the pandemic, leading to campaigning organisation Inclusion London writing to the Government. The user-led group say that delays in awards and difficulties in getting responses when contacting the Department Of Work And Pensions could lead to working disabled people not being able retain their jobs now and after the crisis.

  • Video Vote Gives Disabled People A Sporting Chance

    Video Vote Gives Disabled People A Sporting Chance

    Who says disabled people aren’t competitive? Well, you have the chance to prove that they are – and can also play to win – by voting for a fundraising video in a prestigious contest. Activity Alliance aims to make active lives possible by enabling organisations to support disabled individuals to be and stay active. Their video – actually entitled Who Says Disabled People Aren’t Competitive? – has been entered for this year’s Charity Film Awards.

  • Inclusion North News

    Inclusion North, an organisation set up to help people with learning disabilities and autism and their families feel more included in society, have released another edition of their news bulletin. It’s full of exciting news for people with learning disabilities or autism.

  • More than £1 million for 10 new research projects led by disabled people

    Ten new projects across the UK have received between £40,000 and £150,000 of National Lottery funding each, to explore how disabled people can live as full citizens in our society and what changes and support will make that happen in practice. One project led by ALLFIE, in collaboration with the University of Sheffield, is investigating a particular measure that exists in English law to test its effectiveness as a driver of inclusive education for disabled pupils and students. ‘Accessibility Plans’ are a measure of the Equality Act 2010.

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