Benefits changes have driven a pregnant women to homelessness and a family fleeing domestic violence to camp on concrete floors, a new report from Barnardo's reveals. The report 'Feeling the Pinch' finds that welfare reforms by successive Westminster governments are having a devastating impact on vu
'No Smoke without Fire!' has been funded through the South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority.
We have worked with vulnerable people to produce an accessible workbook, film (available soon) and training to teach people about fire safety.
You can download the workbook for free by visiting www.speak
From Disability Horizons: In our series of articles on dating, relationships, love and sex, Mik Scarlet explores how to make your sex life more adventurous, disability or no disability – sexuality and desire applies to everyone. So read on to see how to make your sex life more 50 Shades of Scarlet.
A study published in the current issue of 'The Cleft Palate–Craniofacial Journal' is likely the first to focus on the life experiences of older people with a cleft. The authors used interviews to explore how appearance and aging affected six adults over the age of 55 who had a cleft lip, cleft palat
From Raising Children Network: This video is about breastfeeding and your baby's health and development. Watch mums breastfeeding and learn why breastfeeding is good for baby and good for you.
Breastmilk contains all the nutrients your baby needs for the first six months of life and can protect baby
A modular kit of interchangeable mobility aid parts from crutches to walking frames is set to change the lives of some of the world's poorest people with disabilities thanks to a design engineering student from Brunel University London.
The key element is to simplify everything - walking sticks, cru
In this interview Judith Klein, the director of the Open Society Mental Health Initiative, discusses a 5-year collaboration with the Croatian government to transition people with disabilities from two major long-stay residential facilities—or institutions—to community-based housing and support.
Interconnections e-mail consultancy to help you with the TAC approach
Having supported services in many countries since publishing books on the TAC approach, it is my experience that an on-going conversation by e-mail is a valid way to provide support. Two major elements in this are:
- Both the clie