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The Disabled Children’s Partnership’s (DCP) Survey of Children’s Services Reveals a Dismal Picture

05 July 2018 / Posted in: Information

Declining quality and more cuts to come. Survey results showed high percentages of families think the quality of health and social care services have got worse over the past few years and many are aware of specific local plans to cut services further. The DCP is calling for ministerial action

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Virtual Reality Game Experience - Research Project

28 June 2018 / Posted in: Information

Are you a deaf or disabled person and want to help create a VR experience? Accentuate is looking for your ideas to help shape a digital experience which will explore choice and value, in relation to genetic screening.

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Young People Wanted to get Involved in DR UK Research

25 June 2018 / Posted in: Information

Disability Rights UK is looking for disabled young people aged 12-18 years to become members of the project advisory board for a research project looking at attitudes towards disability and disabled people amongst their peers.

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Disability Rights UK Guide: Into Higher Education

29 March 2018 / Posted in: Information

'Into Higher Education' is a guide for anyone with a health condition, learning difficulty or disability, thinking about studying in higher education starting September 2018.

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Information and Support over Easter

26 March 2018 / Posted in: Information

Our office is closed from 3.30pm on Thursday 29th March 2018. We re-open on Tuesday 3rd April 2018 at 9.00am. For further information / support during this time, please click here to find out more.

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Petition to Close School Transport Loophole

19 March 2018 / Posted in: Information

Contact have found that more and more disabled children are being refused school transport or being charged for it, as councils exploit a loophole in the law. They are calling on the government to close this loophole.

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Trailblazers to Host First Employability Boot Camp

15 March 2018 / Posted in: Information

This fully-funded weekend, being held in London on 19th and 20th May, focuses on the challenges facing young disabled people looking for work. There's also an evening social for people to meet up.

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Improving Transitions for Young People Fund

01 March 2018 / Posted in: Information

This fund is Together for Short Lives' ground-breaking funding programme which seeks to address the cliff edge in care experienced by young adults in their transition from children’s to adult services. Applications now open for organisations across the UK.

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Your Views on the Need for Access to Emotional and Psychological Support

16 February 2018 / Posted in: Information

This is a vital element of support for individuals and families to manage and cope with muscle-wasting conditions. The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for MDUK's new inquiry into access to psychological support is now taking evidence. You can give your views.

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Information, Support & Social Weekend April 2018

15 February 2018 / Posted in: Information

We have been delighted with the response to this event, however, this does now mean that we are completely full to capacity for the whole weekend so any further booking requests we take will go on a waiting list.

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