Disability Horizons News Roundup: 26th August – 2nd September 2019

For this roundup I’m sharing 4 articles published over 2 weeks.

Stories include abolishing car park charges for disable patients, a mum has created soft doll toys with disabilities, survey results of abused disabled parking bays and research shows business leaders are reluctant to hire disabled people to senior roles.

Disability Horizons News Roundup: 26th August – 2nd September 2019

Campaign launched to abolish car parking charges for disabled patients at NHS hospitals

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A campaign called No Wheelchair Tax launched by Disability Rights UK, is aiming to abolish car park charges for disabled people at NHS hospitals in England. Find out how you can make a difference... Continue reading >>>

Entrepreneurial mum to extend range of soft dolls with new inclusive disability dolls

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A mum who has created multicultural soft dolls is crowdfunding to expand the range of disability dolls with autism, anxiety and other impairments Continue reading >>>

Disabled Motoring UK: Survey says one in five disabled parking bays is abused

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DMUK survey shows one in five disabled parking bays are abused in supermarkets. Find out more on the findings and how you can support the Baywatch Campaign... Continue reading >>>

11% of business leaders are apprehensive about recruiting disabled people to senior positions

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A poll reveals a majority of business leaders are apprehensive about recruiting disabled people to a senior position. Find out more on the research and the launch of a toolkit that supports employers to improve the representation of disabled people in senior roles… Continue reading >>>

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