Monthly Archives: July 2016

Top 5 Tips for making your team more Disability Aware

As a society, we’ve made great strides in improving rights, access and attitudes towards disabled people. But still, as a disabled person, it can be incredibly frustrating when I come across businesses who fail to make Disability Awareness a priority … Continue reading

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Disability Awareness: Common sense goes a long way!

I recently went to a theme park with my family, a pastime I really enjoy and have done many times. Wheelchair access is normally very good and being a dare devil, I go on most of the rides. The theme … Continue reading

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Equality Act is failing Disabled People

This week, The Guardian published an article highlighting the issue of disabled people being treated like second class citizens. Still. In 1994, the UK introduced the Disability Discrimination Act which was intended to protect the rights of disabled people, in … Continue reading

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