From over 1,200 entries five winners were chosen for their innovation, impact and sustainability; champion charities that are making a significant contribution to improving the social wellbeing in the UK. [Read more…] about A Disability Action Alliance Member, Sky Badger, has been announced by Guardian Charity as one of their Annual Award Winners of 2014
Archives for 2014
We want to let you know that the Disability Action Alliance is launching a Volunteer Charter for disabled people and you are invited to join us at the launch event on the 5th December 2014. [Read more…] about Volunteer Charter Launch Event Friday
Alliance member, Research Institute for Consumer Affairs (Rica) a consumer research charity that specialises in work with older and disabled people, has just published a report for the Department for Transport. The study, called “Mobility scooters: a market study, 2014” reports [Read more…] about Mobility Scooter Research
Join Independent Lives as we celebrate Disability History Month across West Sussex in November and December 2014.
At each event we want to hear your stories and experiences about how disabled people’s lives have changed over the years. [Read more…] about Disability History Month Events
The UK’s innovation foundation, Nesta, is working with the Office for Disability Issues, Innovate UK, The Department for Business Innovation and Skills and Irwin Mitchell to champion the issue of assistive technology through the Inclusive Technology Prize. [Read more…] about Launched this week – Inclusive Technology Prize
Alliance members, Department for Transport, today launched the ‘All Aboard’ competition! The competition is part of the Government’s ‘Accessible Britain Challenge’ and challenges students aged between 14-18 years old to come up with alternative, innovative solutions to providing accessible information on buses to those with visual or hearing impairments. [Read more…] about Department for Transport launches ‘All Aboard’ Competition for students aged between 14-18 years old!