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disability sport

Empowering women through access to disability sport

Anita Choudhrie, Founder of Path to Success, explores how we can empower female athletes through access to disability sport in uncertain times.
maximising technology, digital content management

Moving forward: Maximising technology from a usability and accessibility perspective

Senior Accessibility Analyst at Digital Analyst Centre Mike Taylor discusses maximising technology to be both usable and accessible, and how to make it work for everyone.
unlawful deaths

COVID-19 medical rationing could lead to unlawful deaths

Research suggests that current ICU protocols and ethical guidelines leave doctors exposed to legal liability if forced to make quick decisions in the event of a second COVID-19 spike.
web accessibility statement

How to write a top web accessibility statement

Ross Linnett, Founder and CEO of Recite Me, explains how public sector bodies can write a top web accessibility statement to comply with the looming deadline imposed by the UK’s new web accessibility laws.
neurodiverse

Is your company neurodiverse – if not, why not?

Dr Nancy Doyle C. Psychol. AFBPsS, psychologist, founder and CEO of Genius Within, states that it is imperative that people take into consideration the neuro-differences of their colleagues when working towards an inclusive and supportive culture.
bluetooth-enabled technology, hearing

Bluetooth-enabled technology will empower the future of hearing

Ken Kolderup, VP of Marketing, Bluetooth SIG, discusses how Bluetooth-enabled technology will empower the future of the hard of hearing community.
disabled community, working from home

What can the disabled community teach us about working from home?

Liz Johnson, former Paralympian and co-founder of The Ability People, discusses what we can learn from the disabled community about working from home.
access to health services, deaf community, deaf people

Better access to health services for Deaf community is needed

Clare Vale, Managing Director of Sign Solutions, discusses how COVID-19 has highlighted the need for better access to health services for the Deaf community.
specialist care pricing

Digital tool gives greater clarity on specialist care pricing

Dr Andrew Larner, Chief Executive at not-for-profit government consultancy iESE, explains how local authorities can meet their duty under The Care Act to show they have assessed an individual’s needs whilst protecting care market viability and value for money.
signs of autism

Spotting the signs of autism and seeking support

Wellbeing experts at CABA have created a guide to help people spot the signs of autism and highlight what support is on offer to raise awareness on World Autism Day.
autism in the workplace

Autism in the workplace: The value and need for neurodiversity

In recognition of World Autism Awareness Day, Paul Modley, Director of Talent Acquisition and Diversity & Inclusion at Alexander Mann Solutions, highlights the importance of autistic employees in a time of skills shortages.
culture of access

A culture of access: How recruiting disabled talent helps businesses thrive

Here, Jonathan Moore of Webster Wheelchairs, discusses the benefits of creating a culture of access for employees with disabilities in the workplace.
mental health issues, disability

Mental health issues: Parents of children with genetic learning disabilities

New research published in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests that parents caring for disabled children are at risk of mental health issues
digital accessibility centre, voice recognition software

Introducing the Digital Accessibility Centre (DAC)

Mike Taylor from the Digital Accessibility Centre discusses testing apps and websites for accessibility, to ensure compliance with web standards.
Mental Health Strategy

The need for a European Union Mental Health Strategy

Laura Marchetti and Jennifer Oroilidis at Mental Health Europe put forward the case for a European Union Mental Health Strategy.
breakthrough in stroke treatment, invasive surgery

Researchers make breakthrough in stroke treatment

An international research team has made a breakthrough in stroke treatment, with a drug that could stop brain swelling without invasive surgery.
changing places toilets, NHS hospitals

NHS hospitals: 16 new Changing Places toilets announced

Funding for 16 new Changing Places toilets is given for 10 NHS buildings in England.
hearing loss, disabilities

Hearing loss: Life’s better when we’re all connected

Richard Kramer, Chief Executive of national disability charity Sense, argues that life’s better when we’re all connected when it comes to hearing loss.
children with disabilities, virtual reality

Virtual reality boosts physical therapy for children with disabilities

Dr Alison Cernich, Deputy Director of the NICHD, and Dr Theresa Cruz, Acting Director, National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research at NICHD, describe technology that helps children with disabilities.
Web Accessibility Directive

The EU Web Accessibility Directive: A practical guide for the public sector

Emily Coward, Head of Development at Microserve, discusses what the EU Web Accessibility Directive is and what public sector organisations need to know.

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