Category Archives: News

Marriage Rates among People with Disabilities

We all want to love, be loved, get married and have our own home. A percentage of people don’t have the opportunity to enjoy their love or worse can’t be with their loved ones. People with disabilities are mainly affected by the earlier stated problem. Technically, they are allowed to marry, but what is on… Read More »

Housing Choices for Young Adults with Disabilities

  There is a time when a young one is ready to move out, so how do you ensure they move out to a house that is well suited for them. Here are some of the factors that you need to consider when choosing a house: Finance This applies to everyone who wants to move… Read More »

Disability Rights Watch

Last year the UK government ratified the United Nation Convention on the Rights of Disabled People. This forces UN member states to take active steps to ensure that the human rights of disabled people are respected. It is a very important and powerful process that affects all disabled people. It actively promotes equality and the… Read More »

Long Term Neurological Conditions (LTNC) Case Management Service

The Case Management Service (CMS) is a NEW community team dedicated to working closely with service users, service providers and other agencies in Sheffield to ensure people with LTNC have timely and appropriate professional support. The team will work with the individual, a professional or several service providers (both Health and Social Care) to facilitate… Read More »

Hidden Impairments E Learning Package

The Hidden Impairments National Group is developing an e-learning package on hidden impairments for use in the Yorkshire and Humber region of the NHS. It is anticipated that the e-learning package will be available for staff in a wide range of public facilities (eg hospitals, GP practices, prisons). The Hidden Impairments that the package is… Read More »

Support the RNIB Campaign on Accessible Bus and Coach Travel

In early December the Royal National Institute for the Blind achieved some great results during European negotiations on legislation to provide new rights for disabled people when using buses and coaches across the EU. RNIB and other disability organisations across Europe have campaigned hard and the European Parliament and EU governments have now agreed to include… Read More »

Meeting Point

Scope has launched a new online forum for young disabled people. This is a secure place to talk, share ideas and information and raise concerns with peers. The forum, Meeting Point, has been setup as part of Scope’s young people’s project Trendsetters, developed to highlight priorities for support and information and enabling young people to… Read More »