2019 Launch Event

The launch for UKDHM 2019 took place on November 18 at the National Education Union HQ, Mander Hall, London. Speakers: Gary Bourlet: Learning Disability England and Self-Advocate Baroness Jane Campbell: Member House of Lords Michelle Daley: Acting CEO Alliance for…

National Survey calls on disabled community to share experiences of access to music services

National Survey calls on disabled community to share experiences of access to music services Hello, I work for Creative United on the Take it away scheme, which offers interest-free loans for musical instruments, equipment, software and tuition, funded by Arts…

2018 Launch Event

Monday 19th November 2018, Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, Parliament George McKay Professor of Media Studies at the University of East Anglia Tinukeh Jonah sings If You Leave Kiri Tunks President National Education Union John Kelly Drake Music, performs two songs…

Day of Action on Disability Equality in the Education System gets support across the country. Meeting very successful

A woman speaks from a platform with campaigning pictures pinned to the table she is sitting at Union leads call for action on ‘silent massacre’ of disabled staff and students 0 BY JOHN PRING ON NOVEMBER 22, 2018 EDUCATION Focus…

UKDHM Supports the Day of Action on Wednesday November 21st Against Disability Discrimination in Education

UKDHM supports the Day of Action Against Disability Discrimination in Education. We are facing record cuts backs and quasi- privatisation in education which is leading to increasing disability discrimination angainst students and staff. This attack on disabled people’s rights is…

Globally, Over 96% of Government Websites Hide Disabled Men and Women on Their Site

Over 96% of Government Websites Hide Disabled Men and Women on Their Site by Sarah Turner 4 JUL 2018 TLDR: Disabled people are almost non-existent on government and stock-photos websites, and when they are represented, they are not represented as whole individuals,…

Mike Oliver delivers a stinging rebuke to “parasitic” disability charities

BY JOHN PRING ON NOVEMBER 30, 2017 Listen One of the key figures in the disabled people’s movement has come out of retirement to deliver a stinging rebuke to “parasitic” disability charities. Professor Mike Oliver (pictured), the disabled academic who first defined…