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Disabled Motoring UK Baywatch 2022 results

In this guest blog post, Disabled Motoring UK have released the results of their Baywatch 2022 campaign looking at tackling disabled parking abuse. Disabled Living is proud to support Disabled Motoring UK’s campaign. In August we asked the public to help us with our annual Baywatch campaign. We asked disabled motorists to complete a survey […]

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Job Opportunities

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Occupational Therapist (Training Role) – with a professional development opportunity Salary: Agenda for Change, Band 6 – full time permanent position (part-time may be considered) Location: Based at the Disabled Living Centre in Manchester We are currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Occupational Therapist, who we will support to develop their skills to deliver […]

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Baywatch month 2022: Disabled Motoring UK’s annual survey

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In this guest blog, Disabled Motoring UK is encouraging people with disabilities to fill in their annual Baywatch survey to help improve parking industry standards and stamp out disabled parking abuse. Disabled Living is proud to support Disabled Motoring UK’s campaign. Baywatch is here and this month Disabled Motoring UK will be asking you to […]

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How do you get a blue badge?

Blue badges enable people to park in spaces reserved for people with disabilities. In this article, find out more about a blue badge, who is eligible for one, and how to get your own. What is a blue badge? A blue badge is an aid put in place for disabled people or those with a […]


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Screen time and autism: When are screens necessary?

The question of screen time and autism: People will often judge parents who let their children use screens, but sometimes it's what they need.

In this guest blog by Autability, learn about why preconceptions about screen time can be harmful, and the uses and benefits of screens for children with autism, and their families. The question of screen time and people with autism Screen time. A topic we hear about a LOT in parenting. Some people see it as […]

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Baywatch 2021 campaign: Tackling disabled parking abuse

In this guest blog by Disabled Motoring UK, we learn about their excellent campaign to stop the misuse and abuse of disabled parking spaces, Baywatch 2021. Baywatch is supported by Baroness Grey-Thompson.  The issue of disabled bay enforcement A common problem for many disabled motorists is not being able to park at their desired destination. […]

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Surviving or Thriving? Neuro Difference Pre and Post Lockdown

Every Cloud has a Silver Lining

For Autism Awareness Month, Disabled Living’s contributing writer, Joanna Grace, shares her experience of lockdown, including some of her personal silver-linings in the last year.  My father’s nickname for my mother is Pollyanna. He has named her after the child in the book of the same name written by E.H. Porter who always sought out […]

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Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month – Together We Can Do More

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limbA consortium of UK charities working to support children, young people and adults with limb loss or difference have joined forces to celebrate and promote Limb Loss and Limb Difference Awareness Month this April. #LLLDAM The COVID -19 pandemic has had a disproportionate impact on persons with a disability, resulting in increased isolation and loneliness, […]

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