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How one man found his passion and work through the Work and Health programme

Have you heard of the UK Work and Health Programme? Find out how it helped one disabled writer with epilepsy find the confidence, after a number of knock backs, to become an independent writer.

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New figures show an increase in disabled people supported by Access to Work

New figures from the DWP show a record number of disabled people being supported by the Access to Work scheme. Find out more on the statistics and how the Access to Work scheme can benefit you.

Right to Participate: how to fight disability discrimination

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.

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Disability Smart Awards 2019 open for entries

The Business Disability Forum’s Disability Smart Awards 2019 are open to entries. Find out about the awards, this years categories and how to enter.

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Access to Work and UltraCane: helping navigate the world of work

Geoff Madge, a blind research officer at Essex County Council, is the first worker in the country to acquire an UltraCane through the Access to Work scheme. Geoff explains to Disability

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Action for kids: enabling disabled youngsters to be independent

Sally Bishop, founder of Action For Kids, talks to Disability Horizons about the national charity and its work to support disabled children and young people in finding greater levels of