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Autism passport for hospital patients

AN autism 'passport' has just been launched to help hospital staff working with disabled patients.

Extra 1m disabled people in poverty

THE number of disabled people living in poverty is about one million higher than official figures, according to a new report.

It’s time to REACH your potential

CHORLEY and South Ribble’s Disability Awareness REACH event will be bigger and better than ever, say the organisers.

Help for deaf readers ‘must be stepped up’

PUBLISHERS should do more to support deaf children to learn to read effectively, says the boss of a book store that champions deaf people’s rights.

Chance to test drive a car if you’re 14 or over

YOUNG people with disabilities can gain a driving licence at 16 - a year ahead of those who are not disabled.

App to help young deaf people get into work

TECHNOLOGY that translates sign language into text could soon be generally available.

Young lifesavers!

A SALFORD-based charity is helping to teach pupils across the country how they can save the lives of friends who suffer a heart attack.