Disability Horizons News Roundup: 19th – 23rd August 2019

This weeks Disability Horizons news roundup consists of a hidden disability lanyard scheme, a website that advises how to fight discrimination and the news Blue Badges will be eligible for people with hidden disabilities.

Disability Horizons News Roundup: 19th – 23rd August 2019

The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard scheme helping people with hidden disabilities

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The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard scheme is an initiative designed to act as a discreet sign that somebody has a hidden disability and requires additional assistance while out in public. Supermarkets Tesco and Sainsburys have started using the lanyards.Continue reading >>>

Right to Participate: how to fight disability discrimination

Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK has set up a Right to Participate website that helps you find out more about the Equality Act and how to fight disability discrimination. Find out how it can help you to fight disability discrimination... Continue reading >>>

Blue Badges will become eligible for people with hidden disabilities

Blue Badge logo

On 30 August 2019, Blue Badges will become eligible for people with hidden disabilities, such as autism, dementia, depression and anxiety. Find out more about how the change to the Blue Badge scheme could affect you... Continue reading >>>

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