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Unlocked Lives – The film premiere!

Press Release Disability Wales to launch Unlocked Lives, a film that captures disabled people’s experiences through the different waves of the pandemic Unlocked Lives is the Disability Wales video project made possible thanks to funding by The National Lottery Community Fund Wales.  Premiering at an online Zoom event on Friday 17th September at 6:30pm, the […]


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Working as an intern at Disability Wales: Alex’s experience

Who am I? I’m Alex, I have recently graduated from Swansea University with a First in Business Management, and I will be studying an MSc in Strategic Marketing from September 2021. I am originally from Maidenhead in Berkshire, South-East England. In my spare time I enjoy reading, hiking, eating out and watching football. I am […]


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Locked Out: Liberating Disabled People’s Lives and Rights in Wales beyond Covid-19

Welsh Government has published ‘Locked out: liberating disabled people’s lives and rights in Wales beyond COVID-19‘, a report about the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on disabled people in Wales. Believed to be the first of its kind commissioned and published by a national government in the UK, as well as being evidence led, Locked Out was […]


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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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