Monthly Archives: August 2012

Good luck to our paralympians but disabled people demonstrate anger at the Atos sponsor

There is much to celebrate about the Paralympic Games but they are also acting as a focus for anger towards the work capability assessments that are carried out by Atos, the sponsor of the games. The results of these assessments … Continue reading

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Inclusion Europe calls for educational development programmes in the majority world to take more account of disabled learners

(Taken from: http://www.e-include.eu/en/news/1158-need-for-an-inclusive-approach-in-development-policies-on-education-) Catering for students living with disabilities is an integral aspect of any education service and should form part of international development assistance aimed at improving education. Though, existing development programmes do not always reach people with disabilities, … Continue reading

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Work opportunity – Disability Advisers (Sessional) at Sheffield Hallam University

Sheffield Hallam is currently recruiting disability advisers on a paid sessional basis. More information is available at http://www.shu.ac.uk/jobs/vacancies/admin/sls15612.html

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Disabled children at risk of abuse and neglect warns Ofsted

Read more at http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2012/aug/22/disabled-children-abuse-neglect-ofsted It is always good to read that Ofsted is considering disabled children but it is difficult to see that the current cuts in financial support for the families of disabled children will improve their well being. … Continue reading

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