2016 May

My story

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Here I am, 20 years old laying on my bed, with the blankets and my medical pillow comforting me. Heavy painkillers at the table next to me, and my walker waiting for me to get up. I’m staring at my laptop screen hoping that I read it wrong, that it…

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What to do when you’ve been refused access into a place providing a service for having an assistance or Guide dog

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What to do when you’ve been refused access into a place providing a service (e.g. hotel, restaurant, bar or supermarket) for having an assistance or Guide dog The Equality Act 2010 is quite clear with regards to a service provider providing ‘Reasonable adjustment’ for anyone with a disability to access…

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Meet Naomi

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My name is Naomi. They say that I was born in the Netherlands, but if you ask me, I’m not.  I never had the feeling of being home, not even in the house that they called my home.  After all I experienced, I realized I was simply born in my…

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Blue Badge Blues

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Sallie Humphreys For me, obtaining a Blue Badge was a massive palaver, and from speaking to other people with upper limb disabilities and congenital heart disease, they experienced the same issues, so this is a topic I feel needs to be discussed. A Blue Badge enables disabled drivers and passengers…

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