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EXTRAORDINARY PROJECT CHALLENGED PERCEPTIONS OF DISABILITY AND ATTITUDES TOWARDS DIFFERENCE

Awards winning comedian, Francesca Martinez, reflects on her involvement in a University of Leicester project that examined ‘the implications of a society that values some lives more than others’ An extraordinary project led by the...

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Future-proof your products: smart design and smart appliances for consumers with sight loss and older people

Inclusive design and smart technology for household appliances have the potential to boost the independence of older peopleand those with sight loss and other disabilities, new research suggests. Two new reports, Inclusive Design - expert...

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Disabled entrepreneurs enter dragons’ den

The Disability Confident campaign has extended its reach by holding a Dragons’ Den-style event for disabled entrepreneurs. The event, called No Barriers to Business, was held with disabled business investment fund Kaleidoscope Investments. It saw...

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Doncaster’s Recognition Day for unsung heroes recognised at glittering awards ceremony

Unsung heroes took their place in the limelight at a special awards evening to celebrate those who go the extra mile in their communities. Disabled entrepreneur Shane Bratby, who suffers from Friedreich’s ataxia which damages...

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Sponsorship Needed for Recognition Day Awards Ceremony, recognising and awarding them who do good
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Sponsorship Needed for Recognition Day Awards Ceremony, recognising and awarding them who do good

RECOGNITION DAY 10 Barnstone Street Hexththorpe, Doncaster England, DN AN EXCLUSIVE OPPORTUNITY TO SPEND ONE EVENING RECOGNISING CITIZENS GOOD DEEDS RECOGNITION DAY is excited to announce its black-tie, red carpet event to be held on September 7, 2016 at...

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Shooting from the lip

You feel as if every ‘normal’ function of your body has been disrupted – tasting, seeing, digesting, touching, all feel remarkably weird. It’s all-consuming, totally devastating. You hear people talk to you in
soft tones...

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GOLD MEDALIST PARALYMPIANS INSPIRE DISABLED ENTREPRENEURS

FOCUS ON THE POTENTIAL, NOT THE PROBLEM… All major disabilities were represented at the launch of an outstanding new initiative to inspire Disabled Entrepreneurs to run their own business. Organised by new enterprise Kaleidoscope Investments, the...

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More individuals with developmental disabilities own, operate businesses

More individuals with developmental disabilities own, operate businesses   argo - Pride beams from Jay Sorum’s face when he talks about Jay’s Candy Creations. “It’s my business,” he said. reating, selling and delivering the candy bouquets allows Sorum...

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The Apprentice finalist Bianca Miller STOLE tights idea from me, claims disabled businesswoman

  PA / Sonja Horsman That;s tight: Ella Bennett (right) claims The Apprentice's Bianca Miller stole her business plan Lord Alan Sugar has been urged to tell The Apprentice finalist Bianca Miller “You’re fired” for trying to...

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York St John University hosts Bethany Woodward for inspirational session

We would like to make you all aware of this up and coming event within the York St John University. In line with disability week, Bethany Woodward will be coming in to deliver an...

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Muzo and Disabled Entrepreneurs collaborate in support of accessible furniture for all

Yorkshire, UK – World-renowned accessible furniture brand, Muzo have announced a long-term partnership with UK-wide disabled workplace advocates, Disabled Entrepreneurs. The partnership comes as Muzo are working towards becoming the most accessible and disability-aware...

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There are only 2 weeks left to apply for this year’s Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK!

Good morning, There are only 2 weeks left to apply for this year’s Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK! In order to apply and be in with a chance of winning £50,000 for your business, you...

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Interview: Mohammed Salim Patel, The Blind Journalist

In our next DE Spotlight, we chat to UCLAN student and founder of TheBlindJournalist, Mohammed Salim Patel. DE] What inspired you to start TheBlindJournalist? M] "The idea originally started when I created my YouTube channel. Once I...

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Claim your FREE Able Magazine with Disabled Entrepreneurs

Able Magazine is the UK’s favourite disability lifestyle publication with 20 years experience writing about the things that matter to disabled people. Our positive, insightful, specialist-written editorial covers the entire disability spectrum: news, travel, leisure,...

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Accessible Arts and Media singing and signing choirs add extra sparkle to York festive celebrations

York charity, Accessible Arts and Media, are celebrating the festive season with an inspiring city centre performance from their 50-strong singing and signing choirs on Saturday, December 14. York’s Hands and Voices choir pioneered singing and...

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Access to Work ‘provides opportunities for disabled entrepreneurs’
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Access to Work ‘provides opportunities for disabled entrepreneurs’

Disabled entrepreneurs will be given more opportunities as a result of the government's extension of the Access to Work scheme. According to minister for disabled people Esther McVey, who represents Wirral West, support will now be available...

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Interview: Dave Hawkins of Cyclone Technologies

For our next Disabled Entrepreneurs spotlight, we shine a light on Dave Hawkins (pictured), co-founder of the Stelios Award 2012-winning Hull-based business Cyclone Technologies. This lot are doing some very exciting things, and are...

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The Space airs ground-breaking new documentary exploring extraordinary performances by exceptional artists

In a year when disabled people are in the spotlight like never before, Total Permission is a ground-breaking new documentary on The Space, the new digital arts service (developed by Arts Council England in...

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