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Independence days now for Amelia!

NINE-year-old Amelia has finally got the wheelchair she needs after finding the NHS's standard wheelchair provision far too heavy. Amelia had been using the same...

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Transport tax relief, please, for disabled workers

THE GOVERNMENT should not rule out tax reforms that could help support disabled workers, say the Low Incomes Tax Reform Group.

Hearing cures ‘within touching distance’

TREATMENTS and cures for hearing loss and tinnitus are “within touching distance”, according to a leading charity.

Start printing those treasured memories

HUGE numbers of disabled and older people may be missing out on the benefits of the digital age. But they may well be the ones who end up with a smile on their faces . . .

On your marks for the blind and visually impaired Brad-a-thon

WE’VE all heard of marathons, triathlons and pentathlons. Well, on your marks now for the brand new BRAD-A-THON – an action-packed 24-hours event in July that will involve blind and visually impaired people taking part in all sorts of fun activities..

Sir Bert Massie hits out at Government’s Personal Independence Payment scheme

ONE of the UK's leading disability campaigners – Sir Bert Massie – hits out at the Government's new Personal Independence Payment scheme.