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Endeavour project crowdfund launched

The Endeavour project seeks to inspire and support disabled entrepreneurs to establish their own businesses. We are raising £5,000 through crowdfunding and we need your support to reach our target! You can find out more and donate here, please share widely through your networks! 1. Why is the project needed? “In Wales just 45% of […]


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Disabled People and Brexit

Now that the UK will be leaving the European Union, what will Brexit mean for disabled people? Many areas of our lives will be affected in some way, including: ·        Supply of medicines and medical devices ·        Travel and accessibility ·        Legal Rights ·        Employment of Personal Assistants from the EU ·        Settlement of disabled citizens from the EU and […]


Focus groups – accessible housing

What are your experiences of applying for accessible social housing? Invitation to focus groups Disability Wales on behalf of Tai Pawb and Gwent Regional Partnership Board, would like to hear your experiences of applying for accessible social housing. We want to hear from: disabled people, older people and families with disabled children who: ∙ live […]


Disability and Justice in Wales

Public Law Wales invites you to a seminar on the topic of Disability and Justice in Wales Delivered by Rhian Davies, Disability Wales Angharad Price, Equality and Human Rights Commission Thursday 16 January  2020 Blake Morgan LLP, One Central Square, Cardiff, CF10 1FS 16:30 – 17:00 – Registration, tea and coffee 17:00 – 18:00 – Seminar 18:00 – […]


Accessible Housing Register Survey

Disability Wales on behalf of Tai Pawb and Gwent Regional Partnership Board, would like to hear your experiences of applying for accessible social housing. We would like to hear from: disabled people, older people and families with disabled children who· live in Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly, Monmouthshire, Newport or Torfaen· have been allocated accessible social housing […]


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Including disabled people in the Wales Africa sector

In 2019, one of our member groups, Disability in Wales and Africa (DWA), secured funding to carry out research looking at the barriers disabled people face in Wales, when trying to engage with the Wales Africa sector. The ‘Including Disabled People research’ was carried out by Dr Natasha Hirst and Dr Alun Hughes. The project […]


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Brexit FAQ

On 6 June 2019, Cardiff University’s and the Wales Council for Voluntary Action (WCVA) Brexit Forum Project and Disability Wales teamed up to bring together academics, disabled people’s organisations, and Welsh Government Ministers to explore the implications of leaving the European Union for disabled people. The attached briefing provides answers to questions collected during the […]


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Technology for an accessible future

How technology is making the future more accessible for disabled people – by our guest blogger Elin Williams Each year the 3rd of December marks International Day of Disabled Persons and we’re honouring this year’s theme ‘The Future is Accessible’  by talking about technology and its contribution to the lives of disabled people. Many disabled […]


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Blog for a more accessible future!

Blogging’s contribution to a more accessible future The 3rd of December has marked International Day of Disabled Persons for over 25 years; a day to celebrate equality, to recognise the rights of disabled people and to raise awareness of the situation and experiences of disabled people in every aspect of their day-to-day lives. A unique […]


IDDP19

IDDP 2019 List of activities on 3rd December 2019 The International Day of Disabled People is set by the United Nations to celebrate disabled people’s success in challenging disabling barriers and empower disabled people worldwide to fight for equal rights (UN 2018). On 3rd December – every year since 1992 – disabled people and disability […]


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