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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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Vacancy: Finance and Operations Manager / Rheolwr Cyllid a Gweithredu

Job Title: Finance and Operations Manager  Job Description: To ensure DW runs smoothly and efficiently by providing leadership in all financial matters including budget planning, development and reporting, accounts management and payroll activities and programmes; and all operational matters including HR, Health and Safety and IT  Hours: 28 hours per week  Salary: NJC Scale 32~34 £35,575 – £37,890 (£28,460 […]

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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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Holocaust Memorial Day 2021

Today is Holocaust Memorial Day, a day to mark the 76th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz and an opportunity to remember all those who died in the Holocaust and other genocides around the world. Disabled people were amongst those who were first targeted by the Nazi regime, with hundreds of thousands being subject to […]

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Bring Us Our Rights: Disabled People’s Manifesto

Introducing Bring Us Our Rights: Disabled People’s Manifesto. After months of work and collaboration with over 200 disabled people and activists from across Wales, we are delighted to launch Bring Us Our Rights: Disabled People’s Manifesto this International Day of Disabled People!  The manifesto highlights many key areas for advancing equality for disabled people as […]

Disability Wales Annual Conference graphic which has the numbers 2020 on the left in different colours and the DW logo underneath. The writing on the right reads New opportunities or Same Barriers? The date, 12th November at 10am - 1pm. Where? Online via Zoom. The writing is set in black on a pale yellow background.

Annual Conference: Beyond 2020 – New opportunities or same barriers?

Disability Wales/Anabledd Cymru Annual Conference and AGM. Beyond 2020: New Opportunities or Same Barriers? When?: 10am – 1pm: 12th November 2020 Where?: Held via Zoom due to Coronavirus Restrictions With the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Brexit and upcoming Senedd Elections, what does the future hold for disabled people? Are Welsh Disability Rights laws within our grasp and […]

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Working as a virtual intern for Disability Wales: Kirusha’s experience

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 Kirusha, a finance student at Swansea University, who joined us for a 10 day internship. We couldn’t let […]

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