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Statement on Covid-19

 Joint response to Coronavirus outbreak across Wales Welsh national disability organisations raise concerns about the impact on disabled people living with pre-existing medical conditions Disability Wales, All Wales People First, Wales Council of the Blind, All Wales Parents and Carers Forum, Learning Disability Wales and Mencap Cymru call on the UK and Welsh Governments to […]


single use plastics consultation. let us knwo what disabled people need. fill in our survey

Single use plastics consultation

The Welsh Government are considering a ban or restriction to the sale of single use plastics such as; plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers. We understand the importance of reducing our plastic waste however, we want to make sure that any new legislation does not negatively impact on disabled people living in Wales. We […]


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Information for disabled students and university support staff The research carried out by DRILL funded project, Legally Disabled, indicates that disabled people are disadvantaged in the labour market by employer assumptions, inaccessible workplaces and a lack of employer understanding. This can exclude disabled people from achieving their goals and entering the working world.  Our aim […]


Job vacancies now closed

Thank you for your interest in our job vacancies. The deadline has now closed and we are unable to accept any late applications.


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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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