In 2012 DAA member, Bournemouth University (Media School & School of Health & Social Care), began working collaboratively with the Victoria Education Centre and Sports College to launch the ‘Seen but Seldom Heard‘ project. [Read more…] about SEEN BUT SELDOM HEARD: Challenging perceptions of disability through poetry and performance
Archives for July 2014
Alliance member, Thomas Pocklington Trust wish to share details of how they have worked in partnership to develop Local Vision Strategies for all 32 boroughs across London. In the UK the number of people with serious sight loss is estimated at two million. With an increasingly ageing population and 80% of sight loss occurring in people over the age of 60, this figure is expected to double by 2050. [Read more…] about Delivering local ‘Vision Strategies’ across London
The Disability Action Alliance has now reached 300 members!
Since the Alliance was first formed, around 18 months ago, membership has steadily grown month-on-month. [Read more…] about Disability Action Alliance Celebrate its 300th Member
Alliance member, Tennis Foundation, celebrate Jordanne Whiley’s success, earlier this month, in becoming the first British Woman to lift a wheelchair tennis trophy at Wimbledon as she clinched her third Grand Slam doubles title this year with Japanese partner Yui Kamiji. [Read more…] about Tennis Foundation support Whiley to make a Grand Slam treble with Wimbledon title
The Disability Action Alliance project to improve travel and transport for disabled people has already seen success, with the introduction last year by Blackpool Transport of the ‘Safe Journey Card’, which makes it easier for disabled people to access buses and trams in Blackpool. [Read more…] about Blackpool Transport – Diversity and Disability Awareness now part of Driver Training