This blog was originally published on the DCMS Libraries Blog on 13 October 2022 for World Sight Day. Currently throughout the UK there are over 2 million people living with sight loss and this number is only expected to rise. …
In June of this year, I had the privilege of attending the 15th session of the Conference of State Parties to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (COSP15) in New York, as the Head of the …
We hear from Paul Arnold, ICO Deputy Chief Executive and Chief Operating Officer, who shares his story of being a leader with a visual impairment. Paul is responsible for the strategy, leadership and performance of the Information Commissioner’s Office. He …
Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month seeks to raise awareness about developmental disabilities, increasing inclusion for disabled people in community life. The campaign raises awareness by educating and highlighting the barriers that some disabled people encounter in connecting with their communities.
“I'm a people person, I thrive on human interaction and contact” – Donna tells us about her involvement with film ethnography research in 2019, and how her life has changed since the COVID-19 pandemic.
Changing Places toilets are larger accessible toilets for severely disabled people, and their increased rollout around the UK will ensure everyone in society has the opportunity to enjoy our public spaces.
COVID-19 Vaccinations – what do I need to know?
We have opened recruitment for 14 industry leaders who are passionate about disability access and inclusion to drive change for disabled people in their sectors.
We are launching our survey for the National Strategy for Disabled People – this is what it involves.
What is a non-visible disability and what are the ways in which they can affect daily life?