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October 7, 2021

Recruitment and disabled people

Job specifications The job specification (or ‘person requirements’) of a vacancy must not exclude disabled people from applying for a...
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October 7, 2021

Apply for communication support at a job interview if you have a disability or health condition (Access to Work)

You can apply to Access to Work to get money for communication support at a job interview. From: Department for...
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October 7, 2021

Help if you have a disabled child

Overview Your local council can provide help if you have a disabled child, including: short break services holiday play schemes...
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October 7, 2021

Financial help if you’re disabled

Contents Overview Disability and sickness benefits Vehicles and transport Home and housing On a low income Television licence discount VAT...
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October 7, 2021

Benefits calculators

Use an independent benefits calculator to find out: what benefits you could get how to claim how your benefits will...
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October 7, 2021

Contact the Disability Service Centre

Get advice or information about a claim you’ve already made for Disability Living Allowance, Attendance Allowance or Personal Independence Payment....
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October 7, 2021

Apply for a Disabled Facilities Grant

You can apply to your local council for a disabled facilities grant. The grant helps you adapt your home to...
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October 7, 2021

When a mental health condition becomes a disability

A mental health condition is considered a disability if it has a long-term effect on your normal day-to-day activity. This...
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October 7, 2021

Definition of disability under the Equality Act 2010

You’re disabled under the Equality Act 2010 if you have a physical or mental impairment that has a ‘substantial’ and...
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October 7, 2021

Get a free PCR test to check if you have coronavirus (COVID-19)

If you have any of these 3 coronavirus (COVID-19) symptoms, even if mild, use this service to get a polymerase...
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