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Help shape UK’s national strategy for disabled people

This survey has now closed. To find about latest news and events please visit hearinglink.org/news The Disability Unit at the Cabinet Office of the UK Government is developing a National Strategy for Disabled People. To help them to understand the barriers that disabled people face and what it may need to focus upon to improve the […]

Survey: Consultation on Adult Disability Payment draft regulations – Scotland

This survey has now closed. To find about latest news and events please visit hearinglink.org/news The Scottish Government has opened a consultation on draft regulations for Adult Disability Payment (ADP) which will be replacing Personal Independence Payment (PIP) in Scotland. The consultation will remain open until 15th March 2021, and your views are being sought via […]

Have your say on future of disability support fund – Northern Ireland

Independent Living Fund (ILF) events in Northern IrelandViews are being sought by the  Independent Living Fund (ILF) – the public body that provides financial support to help disabled people live independently – for disabled people and their care networks to share their views on the future of the fund in Northern Ireland. 438 people across Northern Ireland currently receive ILF support to […]

Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland events to shape future strategy

ILF Scotland stakeholder groupThe Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland, the public body supporting disabled people to live independently in Scotland and Northern Ireland, is inviting all interested parties to have their say on its future strategy through a series of events and an online consultation. Formed in 2015 by the Scottish Government, and operating in both Scotland and […]

Survey – Understanding accessibility in public transport

Survey - Understanding accessibility in public transportAn Edinburgh based startup focused on creating technology to help those with accessibility, disability and mobility needs is carrying out a survey on accessibility in public transport. Passio is running a project which focuses on understanding the needs and challenges faced by people with different disabilities and accessibility challenges when taking public transport. They aspire […]

Inspiring hearing loss stories

Head over to our online shop throughout October for inspiring stories about people living with the challenges of their hearing. We have three fantastic reads on offer this month:- Sound by Bella Bathurst Invisible Disability and Me by Laura Lowles Words Apart by Lesley Jones, Jim Kyle and Peter L. Wood Grab yours by visiting […]

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