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Kidz to Adultz South

25 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

One of the largest, free UK exhibitions dedicated to children & young adults with disabilities and additional needs, their families and the professionals who support them. Taking place on Thursday 9th June 2016.

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The ILSG wants to hear about your experiences of choice and control over care and support

16 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

The Independent Living Strategy Group want to find out about your experiences in order to share them with the government and the public in the hope that it will help bring about improvements.

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Young Disabled Volunteers Aged 18 – 29 Wanted For ‘I Can Make It’ Campaign

11 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

Join people like Jasmine in this Disability Rights UK campaign funded by Comic Relief. Run by and for young disabled volunteers, this project aims to smash barriers to employment and create better job opportunities.

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Survey To Identify Gaps In NHS Care

11 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

MDUK is gathering information about what support people with muscle-wasting conditions are accessing, to help them identify issues to assist with campaigning for better care.

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Halving The Disability Employment Gap

11 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

The All Party Parliamentary Group on Disability invites written submissions to inform its inquiry into how the Government can fulfil this pledge. Closing date 4 July 2016.

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Mobility Roadshow 2016

11 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

The Mobility Roadshow is taking place on Thursday 26th - Saturday 28th May at the Silverstone Circuit. With free admission, it provides product and service information for anyone seeking to regain, or maintain, independent mobility.

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Turn2us Launches Its Benefits Aware Campaign

11 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

Find out what support you’re entitled to today and read the results of their research which show that 25% of people with a disability feel the welfare changes make it difficult to apply.

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A Family Guide to the SEND System in England

04 May 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

Together for Short Lives has published their new family guide to the special educational needs and disability (SEND) system in England, which you can download and use free of charge.

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Report out on the Accessibility of Public Transport

27 April 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

MDUK's Trailblazers are a group of disabled campaigners from across the UK who tackle the social issues affecting young disabled people. This report evaluates the accessibility of public transport in the UK.

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Genetic Alliance UK ‘Hidden Costs of Rare Diseases’ Study

22 April 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

The study urgently needs individuals or family members to test a ‘patient diary’ capturing the time spent coordinating care, money spent on travelling to appointments etc.

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