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Vacancy: Mentoring Project Officer (Disabled Person)

Do you have what it takes to be the next addition to the Disability Wales team? We’re on the look out for a disabled person to represent DW as Mentoring Project Officer to support the Equal Voice, Equal Power mentoring programme. This is an exciting new partnership programme between WEN Wales, Disability Wales, Ethnic Youth […]


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Accessibility in the world: What needs to change?

Happy Global Accessibility Awareness Day! The past 15 months has seen highs and lows in terms of accessibility; from spikes in remote working opportunities and golden tickets to attending events online, to digital exclusion and accessibility barriers in shops and city centres. With all of this in mind, GAAD 2021 feels more significant than ever. […]


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Working as an Intern at Disability Wales: Amy’s experience

What is it like to work as an intern at Disability Wales? We have welcomed many eligible students in Wales to join us as interns for a short period of time. Our most recent recruit was Amy, a third year Social Policy/Criminology & Criminal Justice student, currently studying at Bangor University. We couldn’t let her […]


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Get ready to vote on 6 May

This is a guest blog post by Electoral Commission Wales. Get ready to vote There’s just one week to go until people in Wales head to the polls to decide who will represent them in the Senedd and as Police and Crime Commissioner. The Senedd has powers to make laws for Wales on a range […]


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Autism Awareness Week: How to be an Ally

How to be an ally to autistic people This week marks World Autism Awareness Week. From 29 March – 4 April 2021, people and communities will be prompted to join forces to raise awareness, fundraise and amplify the voices of autistic people.  Whilst it’s vital that all of the above is done and celebrated all-year-round, […]


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International Women’s Day 2021

Happy International Women’s Day! IWD is marked and celebrated annually on the 8th of March. Despite adopting a different theme each year, the underlining message and aim remains the same; to celebrate women’s achievements, raise awareness and forge a gender equal world.  International Women’s Day 2021 celebrations are bolstered by the theme ‘Choose to Challenge’. […]


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Working as an Intern at Disability Wales: Tyler’s Story

What is it like to work as a virtual intern for Disability Wales? We have welcomed many eligible students in Wales to join us as interns for a short period of time. Our most recent recruit was Tyler, a second-year English literature student currently studying at Swansea University. We couldn’t let her leave us without […]


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Press Release: Election Fund for Disabled Candidates opens

From 15th February 2021 the Access to Elected Office Fund Wales (AEOFW) will be open for candidates standing in the Senedd Cymru Elections in 2021. The Fund which is delivered by Disability Wales and is financed by the Welsh Government, offers financial assistance to disabled People running as candidates in the 2021 Senedd Cymru Election […]


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Datganiad i’r Wasg: Cronfa ar gyfer Ymgeiswyr Anabl

Bydd Cronfa Mynediad i Swyddi Etholedig Cymru yn agor ar 15 Chwefror 2021 ar gyfer ymgeiswyr anabl yn sefyll yn Etholiad Senedd Cymru 2021. Rheolir y Gronfa gan Anabledd Cymru gyda chyllid gan Lywodraeth Cymru. Mae’n cynnig cymorth ariannol i bobl anabl sy’n sefyll fel ymgeiswyr yn Etholiad Senedd Cymru 2021 ac etholiadau Llywodraeth Leol […]


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Be aware of COVID-19 vaccination scams

If you are contacted about a vaccine, remember that any contact regarding a real NHS COVID – 19 vaccine booking will never; Ask for a payment or any bank details Ask you to press a button on your keypad when on the phone Ask you to send a text to confirm a booking.  The NHS […]


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