Latest News: Information
05 July 2018 / Posted in: Information, Treatments & Research
We are pleased to be involved with a new project to estimate the costs and benefits of providing young disabled children under 5 years with powered mobility aids
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.