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The coalition's support fund won't protect the disabled from the bedroom tax - New Statesman

The coalition's support fund won't protect the disabled from the bedroom tax - New Statesman | News for Oyster members | Scoop.it
The coalition's support fund won't protect the disabled from the bedroom tax New Statesman While those disabled tenants who receive overnight care from a non-residential carer will not be charged for an extra room, those who live with their carer...
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More dogs helping disabled people - CBBC Newsround

More dogs helping disabled people - CBBC Newsround | News for Oyster members | Scoop.it
More dogs helping disabled people
CBBC Newsround
More disabled people around the UK are getting dogs to help them in their everyday lives.
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What the Closure of the Independent Living Fund means to disabled people

What the Closure of the Independent Living Fund means to disabled people | News for Oyster members | Scoop.it
In the count-down to the ILF court case on 13th March we will be publishing on a daily basis individual stories from disabled people affected by the closure of this essential source of independent living support.

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Channel 4 'Dispatches' programme looks at the end of Disability Living Allowance

Channel 4 'Dispatches' programme looks at the end of Disability Living Allowance | News for Oyster members | Scoop.it
The Disability Living Allowance helps more than three million people lead useful lives. It pays for transport and carers, meaning that disabled people can work and lead independent lives. But the benefit bill has to be cut, and ...

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Disabled Traveler: Disability Proves No Barrier For Adaptive Skiers - WBUR

Disability Proves No Barrier For Adaptive Skiers - WBUR: [****Disability** Proves No Barrier For Adaptive Skie... http://t.co/jy5sNwyWqU
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Gardening tools for the disabled - Caron Cares

Gardening tools for the disabled - Caron Cares | News for Oyster members | Scoop.it
My Grandfather loved his garden and when he became wheelchair bound he had raised beds built. This was ok but he had to plant and weed sideways on.
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A Social Security Disability Psychological Claims Handbook: A simple guide to understanding your SSD claim for psychological impairments and unraveling the maze of decision making: Patricia Farrell...

A Social Security Disability Psychological Claims Handbook: A simple guide to understanding your SSD claim for psychological impairments and unraveling the maze of decision making: Patricia Farrell: Amazon.com: Kindle Store (Do you need to purchase...
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'Bedroom tax' will hit single parents and disabled people hardest - The Guardian

'Bedroom tax' will hit single parents and disabled people hardest - The Guardian | News for Oyster members | Scoop.it
'Bedroom tax' will hit single parents and disabled people hardest
The Guardian
Nearly a quarter of those due to be affected by the so-called "spare bedroom tax" will be single parents, according to new research.
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Government ‘manipulated’ DLA figures to try to justify cuts

@HCDream2012 Government ‘manipulated’ DLA figures to try to justify cuts to support for sick & disabled people http://t.co/09cVp60sMg

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New study shows that the presence of an animal can significantly increase positive social behaviours among children with Autism.

New study shows that the presence of an animal can significantly increase positive social behaviours among children with Autism. | News for Oyster members | Scoop.it
PLOS (Public Library of Science) the nonprofit publisher and advocacy organization with a mission of leading a transformation in scientific and medical research communication has released a study showing that the presence of an animal can...

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Photo by packt • Instagram

New snow tires came in the mail today. Better late than never. #wheelchair #snowtires #snow
packt's photo on Instagram (New snow tires came in the mail today. Better late than never. #wheelchair #snowtires #snow http://t.co/c7JLuoAc9B)
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'Disabled children cost too much and should be put down': Calls for councillor to stand down after outrageous rant

'Disabled children cost too much and should be put down': Calls for councillor to stand down after outrageous rant | News for Oyster members | Scoop.it
Katie Price today hit out at independent councillor Collin Brewer, 68, who has refused to stand down over his comments to a charity worker in Truro, Cornwall.
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Early Intervention for Developmental Delays - Children with Special Needs

Early Intervention for Developmental Delays - Children with Special Needs | News for Oyster members | Scoop.it
Children diagnosed with developmental delays find stimulation, support and encouragement in early intervention and specialized preschool classrooms as well as mainstream 'Mommy and Me' activities, baby gym and parks department programs.
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YELLOW ADVERTISER TODAY | NEWS | Tribunal in red tape travesty | 2013

YELLOW ADVERTISER TODAY | NEWS | Tribunal in red tape travesty | 2013 | News for Oyster members | Scoop.it
Tribunal in red tape travesty. DISABLED people have been banned from attending a disability tribunal court because they arrived in wheelchairs...
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