I tried to upload this last night but wouldnt post for some reason. so take 2! – I am keen not to let my site become an ad page but when someone I like approaches me or a cause resonates with me I happy to pass on. so having had some requests here are a… Continue Reading

I promised Tash I would post this. Lend your support by going or passing on please 🙂 Following my sell out last year, I’ve been invited back to The Nottingham Playhouse to perform my stage play Rolling with Laughter It is a piece of theatre, not stand up (or in my case sit down), its a play… Continue Reading

My good friend Graham W passed on the following info. interesting stuff – Community Care magazine released a survey carried out, mostly with social workers, looking at attitudes towards personalisation. Sadly not done from service users perspective: http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/2010/05/19/114517/the-impact-of-personalisation-on-adults-social-workers.htm Also it is 40 years since Alf Morris MP got the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act… Continue Reading

A quick important message about polling day and disability is below – At the last General Election, Scope found that 68% of polling stations had one or more access barriers to disabled people. With one day till polling day Scope is asking if you can help them get a clearer picture of the barriers disabled people… Continue Reading

An update on Scope’s worthy election campaign on access to voting – We’d love to hear about your voting experiences, from previous elections or election day this year. You can share these in a few ways: · on Twitter – hash tag your updates #PollsApart · by sharing pictures of the outside of your polling… Continue Reading

This is from Scope’s news searched. very interesting articles yesterday – Accessibility improvements for travel booking websites – The Independent. US travelers with specific accessibility requirements can now state them whilst launching a new search of the 15,000 hotels with published accessibility options. Examples of featured services include accessibility equipment for the deaf, accessible bathrooms,… Continue Reading