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Latest News: Information & Support

Campaign To Improve School Transport

10 February 2017 / Posted in: Information & Support

Contact a Family have launched their biggest inquiry into school transport for disabled children, and they want to hear from you. Take part in their survey to share your experiences, both positive and negative.

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The National Key Scheme - Opening Doors to Independent Living

09 February 2017 / Posted in: Information & Support

Be in control and buy a Radar Key from Disability Rights UK for priority access to over 9000 accessible toilets in the UK.

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Disability Rights UK Short Seminars

07 February 2017 / Posted in: Information & Support

Do you employ a personal care assistant, or know someone who does? These short seminars will explain the law surrounding employing a personal care assistant.

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BBC Two's 'Big Life Fix'

12 January 2017 / Posted in: Information & Support

The producers of this show (which sees a skilled team of scientists, engineers and designers create bespoke technology for individuals and groups) are looking for people, for their second series, who feel they could benefit from a tailor-made invention.

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Neuromuscular Centre (NMC) Midlands

12 January 2017 / Posted in: Information & Support

NMC is holding an open day. The afternoon will enable people to learn about the facilities and support offered by the NMC and the chance to meet others and take part in taster sessions.

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Turn2us Launches 'No Cold Homes' Campaign

14 December 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

Turn2us' poverty campaign, No Cold Homes, is running throughout the Winter and they are promoting the support available for people who can’t afford to heat their homes this Winter.

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New SMA Voices: Georgia

05 December 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

In this new SMA Voices, Georgia shares her story of becoming a mum to Lio.

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Information, Support and Social Events for 2016/17

23 November 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

We have posted a list of some information, support and social events happening towards the end of 2016 and throughout next year that may be of interest to you.

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Research About Experiences of Accessibility in Public Space and Transport

22 November 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

Sunil Rodger, a postgraduate at Newcastle University, is seeking power wheelchair users to take part in research about their experiences of accessibility in public space and transport.

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New SMA Voices: Martyn

04 November 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

Martyn and his fiancé, Kasia, recently travelled to Devon to try an accessible horse and carriage ride at the Calvert Trust, Exmoor. Find out how they got on.

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