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Disability recognised at the National Diversity Awards 2019

Disabled people and organisations have been recognised at the National Diversity Awards 2019. Find out who made the shortlist and who were the big winners on the night.

Blue Badges will become eligible for people with hidden disabilities

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.

The Hidden Disabilities Sunflower lanyard scheme helping people with hidden disabilities

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.