ESA – Extremely Stupid Assessment

This week I had to attend a face-to-face meeting to review my eligibility for Employment Support Allowance (ESA). Basically they just wanted to check I’m still too disabled to work- despite the fact I’ve has ESA for the past 7-9 years. Although I would like to be in full-time work, securing employment with my level… Continue reading ESA – Extremely Stupid Assessment

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Disability Horizons News Roundup: 12th – 16th August 2019

This week I continued my news stories for Disability Horizons but made a sensible decision to schedule pieces to be published on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. This is so I can spend the rest of my time working on this blog, Disability Horizons features, AccessAble jobs and complete my goal to become a freelance journalist!… Continue reading Disability Horizons News Roundup: 12th – 16th August 2019

Establishing programmes in Hampshire with AccessAble

This month, my role as AccessAble Champion for Hampshire went up a gear.  I was given the opportunity to arrange and attend meetings with local councillors to discuss the benefits of Access Guides in our local areas. I began by sending emails to local councillors in Portsmouth, Southampton and Hampshire county council. Southampton and Hampshire got back to me reasonably… Continue reading Establishing programmes in Hampshire with AccessAble