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Queen’s Speech: Government blasted for not focusing on disability

DEAFBLIND charity Sense has raised concerns at the Government’s lack of focus on breaking down barriers and building opportunities for disabled people.

EastEnders star June battles sight and hearing loss

DEAFBLIND charity Sense has responded to the news that EastEnders actress June Brown is battling deafness — just months after admitting she is losing her sight.

Make it a holiday to remember

FANCY helping someone who is deafblind to have a holiday they’ll remember forever? Here’s your chance . . .

Ready to muck in at Badminton horse trials?

Sense, the national charity for deafblind people, is calling for volunteers to muck in at the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials in May.

Blur drummer Rowntree helps deafblind rockers!

ROCK superstar David Rowntree starred in a drumming workshop with deafblind children, run by renowned deaf percussionist Evelyn Glennie.

MPs vote to cut benefits to care home residents

EIGHTY THOUSAND disabled people risk losing a vital mobility benefit, following today’s Commons’ decision to give the Government the power to remove the mobility component of the new Personal Independent Payment (PIP) for people living in residential care.

Campaigners take their case to Westminster

DISABILITY campaigners demonstrated in front of the Houses of Parliament to show how the Government's proposed removal of the Disability Living Allowance mobility component will leave disabled people trapped in their homes.