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June 25, 2021

The Guardian Experience and lifestyle articles-I’m a blind foster parent

  Experience: I’m a blind foster parent When I first lost my sight, I thought the council wouldn’t want a...
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June 25, 2021

Understanding autism: we still have a long way to go – Article

Readers respond to a piece by John Harris about moving beyond an awareness of the condition to practical steps to...
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June 25, 2021

After a year at home, children with disabilities deserve priority vaccination- Article

Much has been said about pupils in England missing months of education, but little about the plight of those shielding...
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June 25, 2021

Show’s first contestant with a disability-Article

Who is Hugo Hammond? Love Island 2021 cast member and PE teacher is show’s first contestant with a disability This...
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June 25, 2021

Disabled people at increased risk of death involving Covid-19- Article

Research from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) and London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine finds that disabled people...
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June 25, 2021

Call for PM to tackle disability employment gap- Article

Call for PM to tackle disability employment gap Business leaders have backed a call for the prime minister to deliver...
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June 25, 2021

Why independence is key to improving the lives of people with learning disabilities

Stephan Liebrecht (pictured), operational director of adults care and support at Barking and Dagenham Council writes on the importance of...
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June 25, 2021

Free Coronavirus Awareness eLearning Video from IHASCO

In this short free Coronavirus eLearning video, IHASCO provide practical advice to raise awareness of what Coronavirus is, how to reduce...
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June 25, 2021

UK-wide listening support service launches for unpaid carers

11 June 2021 Carers UK has today launched a new emotional support service for unpaid carers to help combat isolation...
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June 25, 2021

Unpaid carers held back from being physically active

New research shows unpaid carers over 55 find it harder to be active - despite wanting to be fitter Lower...
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