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Inner ear 'link to hyperactivity '

Inner ear 'link to hyperactivity ' | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Inner ear problems could be a cause of hyperactive behaviour, research suggests.
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2016-07-21 - Marks & Spencer launching autism-friendly school wear - NAS

2016-07-21 - Marks & Spencer launching autism-friendly school wear - NAS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The National Autistic Society are delighted to have teamed up with Marks & Spencer to support the development of their brand new ‘Easy Dressing’ school uniform collection.
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Funding drought ‘shows up discrimination faced by BME groups’

Funding drought ‘shows up discrimination faced by BME groups’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Organisations that represent disabled people from black and minority ethnic (BME) communities face blatant and widespread discrimination at the hands of local and national government, according to …
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ROFA’s conference hears call to build a stronger alliance

ROFA’s conference hears call to build a stronger alliance | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A campaigning alliance has called for disabled people and their organisations to join its fight to use the UN disability convention to defend attacks on their rights by the UK government.The Reclai…
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Delayed UN examination of UK government ‘will take place next year’

Delayed UN examination of UK government ‘will take place next year’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled people’s organisations and grassroots groups are set to call on disabled people across England to provide the evidence they need to prepare a “hard-hitting” report on the government’s fail…
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Concern over Mordaunt’s ‘troubling’ appointment as disability minister

Concern over Mordaunt’s ‘troubling’ appointment as disability minister | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled activists say they are “deeply concerned” by the “troubling” decision to appoint an outspoken supporter of legalising assisted suicide as the new minister for disabled people.Penny Mordaun…
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Labour plotters just admitted they would hand the Tories the general election to topple Corbyn | The Canary

Labour plotters just admitted they would hand the Tories the general election to topple Corbyn | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
No, this isn't satire.
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Disability allowance system is ‘flawed’ - brain tumour sufferer has mobility car repossessed

Disability allowance system is ‘flawed’ - brain tumour sufferer has mobility car repossessed | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it

A WOMAN who struggles with severe osteoarthritis and a brain tumour has hit out at the Government after her blue badge – and motability car –…
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Muslims can claim benefits for several wives, say Ministers

Muslims can claim benefits for several wives, say Ministers | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
HUSBANDS who bring more than one wife to Britain can claim extra benefits for them at taxpayers’ expense.
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Totally UNACCEPTABLE! If you live in our country, you live by our laws or don't come to live here.
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This embarrassing video is cracking everyone up, except the Labour coup and Angela Eagle | The Canary

This embarrassing video is cracking everyone up, except the Labour coup and Angela Eagle | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
And just as Angela Eagle launches her leadership bid.
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Councils complain about social care funding cuts, while freezing council tax

Councils complain about social care funding cuts, while freezing council tax | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Two-fifths of local authorities in England have decided not to raise as much as they can through their powers to increase council tax, even though they face a “huge shortfall in funding” and rising…
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Martinez’s shock over access cuts call as she launches Network Rail campaign

Martinez’s shock over access cuts call as she launches Network Rail campaign | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A disabled comedian and activist signed up by Network Rail to launch its new access campaign has criticised its chair after discovering that he called on the government to slash funding to make sta…
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Protesters bring ‘rotten PIP’ message to the core of Westminster

Protesters bring ‘rotten PIP’ message to the core of Westminster | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled people across the country have marched, stopped traffic and blocked the office entrances of government contractors as part of a national day of action that drew attention to a disability b…
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Rio Paralympics scraps plans to expand number of sports covered live

Rio Paralympics scraps plans to expand number of sports covered live | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Nearly half the sports at this summer’s Paralympic Games in Rio will not be covered live on television, after the host city scrapped plans to pay for an expansion of its coverage.The Rio organising…
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No confidence that SCIE report will see Care Act turnaround in Norfolk

No confidence that SCIE report will see Care Act turnaround in Norfolk | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
A report commissioned following concerns raised by disabled people that their local authority was breaching its duties under the Care Act will do little to help because it fails to address drastic …
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EHRC earns cautious approval for response to Equality Act report

EHRC earns cautious approval for response to Equality Act report | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The equality watchdog has earned cautious approval for its response to recommendations made by a House of Lords committee that examined the impact of the Equality Act on disabled people.The committ…
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Drop in Access to Work numbers shows DWP ‘is strangling the scheme’

Drop in Access to Work numbers shows DWP ‘is strangling the scheme’ | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The government is facing calls for a “fundamental rethink” of its approach to Access to Work (AtW), after new figures showed the number of disabled people receiving support through the employment s…
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Cockroft’s fear of PIP reassessment and losing independence as she heads for Rio

Cockroft’s fear of PIP reassessment and losing independence as she heads for Rio | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
One of Britain’s biggest stars from the London 2012 Paralympics has said she is “scared” that she will lose her independence when she is reassessed for the government’s new disability benefit.Wheel…
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UK government launches strategy to re-educate children into more obedient servants of the state | The Canary

UK government launches strategy to re-educate children into more obedient servants of the state | The Canary | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
UK government launches strategy to re-educate children into more obedient servants of the state from The Canary on 22nd July 2016
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Sign the petition for an autism-friendly high street

Sign the petition for an autism-friendly high street | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The British Retail Consortium represents over 80% of the UK’s high street, including some of the country's biggest retailers. We’re asking them to work with their members to make the high street autism-friendly. Sign the petition now.
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Please take a moment to read, sign and share this is very important to me! Thank you.
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Ministers ban extra benefits for multiple wives

Ministers ban extra benefits for multiple wives | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Ministers are to bring to an end an "absurd" benefits regime which
has seen husbands with multiple wives able to claim extra welfare payments.
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#HackingLabour: The new wheeze by the campaign against Corbyn is a CRIMINAL OFFENCE

#HackingLabour: The new wheeze by the campaign against Corbyn is a CRIMINAL OFFENCE | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear. It seems the campaign to rid the Labour Party of Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership – replacing him with either Owen Smith or Angela Eagle – may have crossed th…
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Jobs focus and dropping user-led status could usher in new Purple reign, says Adams

Jobs focus and dropping user-led status could usher in new Purple reign, says Adams | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
One of the country’s leading disabled people’s organisations is to end its commitment to being a user-led charity in a bid to become a national player in the employment support market.Essex Coaliti…
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Disabled man forced to work as slave for 35 years… but still not a hate crime, says CPS

Disabled man forced to work as slave for 35 years… but still not a hate crime, says CPS | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) has been criticised for failing to treat as a disability hate crime a case in which a disabled man was forced to work for a pittance and live in a shed for 35 ye…
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Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment: second independent review call for evidence - Consultations - GOV.UK

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment: second independent review call for evidence - Consultations - GOV.UK | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
We are seeking feedback on how the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) assessment is working.
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PIP reassessments mean 35,000 will lose Motability vehicles in 2016

PIP reassessments mean 35,000 will lose Motability vehicles in 2016 | Welfare, Disability, Politics and People's Right's | Scoop.it
Disabled people are being forced to hand back their Motability vehicles at a rate of up to 700 a week because of the government’s austerity cuts and reforms to disability benefits, according to the…
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