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Community Post: Pimp My Wheelchair

Community Post: Pimp My Wheelchair | Disability | Scoop.it
We have sandwich art, trash art, video console art and now the craze is Wheelchair art. Perhaps next we'll see exhibitions in museums as these medical devices move toward a new creative direc...
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Being disabled doesn't mean you can't have fun, or have a sense of humour! 

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Restaurant owner with down syndrome runs the friendliest eatery ever.

Restaurant owner with down syndrome runs the friendliest eatery ever. | Disability | Scoop.it
A heartwarming profile of Tim Harris, Albuquerque’s happiest purveyor of breakfast, lunch, and hugs…
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As my friend just said 'to the people that that told us to have the Downs test when I was pregnant 'in case we changed our minds' this reinforces that it really doesn't matter'

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Excellent Disabled Parking Abuse Protest! - Life Following A Spinal Cord Injury Discussions

Excellent Disabled Parking Abuse Protest! - Life Following A Spinal Cord Injury Discussions | Disability | Scoop.it
Excellent Disabled Parking Abuse Protest! - posted in Life Following A Spinal Cord Injury Discussions: Excellent Disabled Parking Bay Abuse Protest!
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Sometimes you just need to get creative to make a point.

 

People don't seem to realise that just 'popping in' somewhere whilst leaving their car in a disabled space they don't need or just pulling up to wait for someone (so not technically parking) still means they're clogging up that space for people who genuinely need it.

 

The criteria in the UK for a disabled badge is not being able to walk over 250m, imagine sticking to that limitation for even one day and you'll realise how vital disabled spaces are.

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Disability: Emerging From the Shadows?

Disability: Emerging From the Shadows? | Disability | Scoop.it
Five years' on, maternal health is a UK Government priority, has massive investment, and we are seeing a huge reduction in the number of women and children dying in childbirth globally.
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Chronic Pain an Invisible Disability | livinglifeoncrutches.com

Chronic Pain an Invisible Disability | livinglifeoncrutches.com | Disability | Scoop.it
In a recent blog about disability being the costume that you wear, I discussed the visibility of a disability. The costume is an analogy which people can v
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A moving article into the daily life of someone who suffers with an invisible disability.

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Half-blind woman killed herself after her disability payments stopped

Half-blind woman killed herself after her disability payments stopped | Disability | Scoop.it
Despite being in almost constant agony, Jacqueline Harris, 53, from Bristol was told she was fit for work following a Government health assessment.
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Although this article has come from the daily mail we hear about tragedies like this all the time

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Archbishop pledges his support to disabled people and wants an end to “benefit scroungers” rhetoric

Archbishop pledges his support to disabled people and wants an end to “benefit scroungers” rhetoric | Disability | Scoop.it
As part of his commitment to supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged people, The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby Archbishop of Canterbury has taken on the role of President of national Christian disability charity Livability.
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Archbishop pledges his support to disabled people and wants an end to “benefit scroungers” rhetoric

Archbishop pledges his support to disabled people and wants an end to “benefit scroungers” rhetoric | Disability | Scoop.it
As part of his commitment to supporting vulnerable and disadvantaged people, The Most Reverend and Right Honourable Justin Welby Archbishop of Canterbury has taken on the role of President of national Christian disability charity Livability.
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