Summary of News Items included in Newsletters for 2018

“Who Put That There?” - August 2018

‘Miracle’ Cure For Tremor Patients At NHS Hospital - September 2018

“Yellow Card” Scheme Trial for Disabled Benefit Claimants - August 2018

A Year after Taxi Discrimination Laws Introduced… Not A Single Prosecution - August 2018

Access All Areas - February 2018

Access to Work: Funding Increase for Disabled Workers - June 2018

Archbishop Justin Welby - Daughter’s Disability Is Part of Her And She’s Precious - September 2018

Ashford St Peter’s Staff Wear Pyjamas to help Patients out of Bed - June 2018

ASOS Designing Clothes For Wheelchair Users - September 2018

ATOS & Capita Must Improve Delivery Of PIP - August 2018

Bank Branch Closures Affecting Disabled People - August 2018

BAYWATCH 2017 Results - April 2018

Baywatch Campaign 2017 - September 2018

Be My Eyes: Lend Your Eyes to a Blind Person - February 2018

Blind Boy Helps Design Specialised Unit at GOSH - September 2018

Blind People Who Use Bat-Like Clicks to Sense their Surroundings - June 2018

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Creates Training Place for Disabled Conductor - June 2018

British Paralympian Told to ‘Prove’ She Has a Disability - June 2018

Call For 'Scores on The Doors' Disability Access Ratings - April 2018

Carers Don't Need to be Paid Compliments – Just to be Paid - August 2018

Change4Life - August 2018

Commuters Refuse to Give Up Seat for Blind Man and His Dog - June 2018

David Blunkett Meets his New Guide Dog - June 2018

Deaf Actor Who Launched Deaf-Led Theatre Company - February 2018

Delay to Green Paper For Social Care - August 2018

Disabilities Are Not Always Obvious. Don't Judge Us Without Knowing Full Story - April 2018

Disability Arts Movement - September 2018

Disability Benefit Assessors Fail to Meet Government Standards - April 2018

Disability Won’t Stop Me Becoming A Barrister - June 2018

Disabled People Are Not an Inconvenience - April 2018

Dramatize - February 2018

Dwellings for Disabled People - February 2018

Finally, Recognition for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome - February 2018

Good Posture Is Important for Everyone - February 2018

Guildford Cathedral Abseil - April 2018

Happy Birthday Braille - April 2018

Headway Supper Club - February 2018

Here’s What We Think Altzheimer’s Does to The Brain - February 2018
Hidden Disabilities Lanyard - June 2018

Hidden 'Shame' Of Elderly Scam Victims - September 2018

HMRC Say Charities Miss Out on Gift Aid Every Year Motability Scheme Under Review - April 2018

Hospitals Recruit More Managers than Doctors and Nurses - June 2018

Houses of Parliament Not Wheelchair Friendly - February 2018

How Close is a Cure For Huntingdon’s Disease - June 2018

How Do You Learn the Trapeze If You’re Blind? - August 2018

I’m Visually Impaired But Please DON’T Grab Me - September 2018

Kew Gardens – Monthly BSL, Sensory & Dementia Tours - August 2018

Kew Gardens British Sign Language and Sensory tours - August 2018

LED Masks Glow To Combat Toxic Air Crisis - September 2018

Lost Voice Guy Wins ‘Britain's Got Talent’ - August 2018

Marianne’s Community Café - Staines - September 2018

Ministers Back Down in Row Over Higher Disability Benefits - April 2018

Motorists Across Wales Fined For Abusing Disabled Spaces - September 2018

Myalgic Encephalopathy (ME) Protesters Gather in London - August 2018

New Data Protection legislation - We Need Your Consent - June 2018

New Down’s Syndrome Screening Process - February 2018

New Outbreak of Measles Blamed on Trips to the Continent - June 2018

New Technology Helps Blind People 'See' at Cinema - February 2018

Newsreader Makes Debut Wearing Hearing Aid - September 2018

No Compensation for Delayed Disabled Passengers - June 2018

Operation Enable: Gardai Clampdown on Disability Cheats - April 2018

Paralympian Reviews Holiday Cottage - April 2018

People with long-term, progressive conditions will NOT be Retested for PIP - August 2018

Performers Must Be More Tolerant Of ‘Funny Noises’ - August 2018

PIP Assessments Are Having A Damaging Effect - April 2018

Proposal for Rail Services without Wheelchair Access Overturned After Protests - August 2018

Purple Tuesday' To Promote Shopping Access For Disabled - September 2018

Realities of Living with Serious Brain Injury - August 2018

Red Cross Survey Reveals Severe Shortages of Wheelchairs for ‘Short Term’ Use. - September 2018

Response to Report of Disability Benefit System - August 2018

SCAM Awareness – Don’t Get Trapped - February 2018

Some Employers Won’t Even Lie to Pollsters About Not Wanting to Hire Disabled People - February 2018

Stanwell Children’s Centre – Sensory Room - August 2018

Student Helps Communication With Deaf/Blind Passenger. - September 2018

Testing Mobility Scooters in Llandudno - April 2018

TfL Backs Campaign To ‘Look Up & Offer A Seat’ - September 2018

TfL Launches Priority Seating Awareness Campaign - June 2018

The Secret Life of Some Antidepressants - April 2018

Travelling While Disabled Is Hell. We Need Major Change – And Kindness - September 2018

Turmeric Eye Drops Could Help Prevent Blindness - September 2018

Universal Plastic Straw Ban - Bad for Disabled People - August 2018

What Are The Rules For Mobility Scooters On Trains? - September 2018

What Does the White Cane Mean? - August 2018

What is the Good Neighbours Network - June 2018

Wheelchairs Can't Fit On Bournemouth Wheel Gondolas - September 2018<

Who Cares for The Carer When They're Bereaved? August 2018

Why Disabled People Fear Being ‘Warehoused - June 2018

Woman Refused Assistance Because She Didn’t Look Disabled - April 2018