Right to die – right to live

On Wednesday 27th July disability rights campaigners from the anti-assisted suicide group Distant Voices, will stage a mock execution of a wheelchair user outside Parliament. The Distant Voices stunt is aimed at giving greater publicity to a different view on assisted...

Disabled people fear change in assisted suicide rules

A new poll found 70 per cent of disabled people were concerned that a change of law to allow terminally ill patients to receive help to die would create pressure on vulnerable patients to “end their lives prematurely”. This probably says more about disabled...

Activeyes

Activeyes is a group run by and for visually impaired people. If you have a visual impairment and would you like to share your experiences with other people who have a visual impairment, join Activeyes support group – they meet at The Lock Works Cafe Bar at...

Telecare information survey

The Community gateway are doing a survey on local council websites and their information on telecare services and assistive technology for disabled people and others. The information will be fed back to the local councils with the aim of improving information and...

Bullied to death

As yet another disabled person dies as a result of bullying in their homes, are authorities doing enough? Quiet enjoyment of property, a right to live free of fear, a right to protection from crime – these seem to be pretty basic human rights that disabled...

Co-op travel leads the way

Co-op travel have broken ahead of the field of travel companys by being the first high street travel firm to provide a custom service for disabled people. Co-op Travel have trained staff from 40 branches on the access needs of disabled people who want to go on...
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