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Disabled most likely to face housing discrimination, Manchester report finds | unionleader.com

MANCHESTER — Disabled people comprised the vast majority of housing discrimination complaints within the city over the last seven years, according to a city-written report that addresses several fair housing issues. Almost half of the 146 discrimination cases involving Manchester landlords — 68 — involved people with a mental disability. Another 45 cases involved people […]

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Fears for disabled youngsters facing double disadvantage – Third Force News

Job market downturn will affect them most More than half a million disabled young people will be hit by a double disadvantage as they try to move from education to employment unless urgent action is taken, disability groups have warned. In a joint letter to UK Government ministers, a coalition of nine organisations led by […]

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Snapshot | Google Alerts – Autism | Circa October 21, 2008

Google Alert – autismgoogle alertsx Google Alerts googlealerts-noreply@google.comOct 21, 2008, 5:31 PM Google News Alert for: autism Location of autism facility ‘a folly’Irish Times – Dublin,IrelandLord Maginnis of Drumglass will be advocating increased North-South co-operation on the issue of autism. “Obviously this old unionist isn’t really going to …See all stories on this topic Telegraph.co.ukShould […]

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‘Fear of future outweighed the fear of Covid’ | Westmeath Independent

You will rarely see Ruby Morrissey (5) without her smile, a sparkly dress, heels, or her lipstick. But behind her sunshine exterior lies major medical challenges for the young Athlone girl, which her family now accept will not be treated in Ireland despite their best efforts. A recently set-up GoFundme page has already raised €4,231 […]

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Deaf people in Suffolk struggle with new face mask rules | East Anglian Daily Times

Deaf adults and children in Suffolk have been confronted in shops, judged and misunderstood by many as the new face mask laws cut off their ability to communicate with wearers. Deaf adults and children in Suffolk have been confronted in shops, judged and misunderstood by many as the new face mask laws cut off their […]

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Deaf actors ‘feel like outsiders’ because of industry’s BSL barriers – Disability News Service

Deaf actors who use British Sign Language (BSL) have described how they feel like “outsiders” because of the barriers they face within the industry. A trio of Deaf actors spoke out at the online launch of new guidance for the industry yesterday (Wednesday) by the performers’ and creative practitioners’ union Equity. The Guide to Good Practice […]

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Lewis Hamilton arrives for British Grand Prix after facing backlash for sharing anti-vaxxer post | Daily Mail Online

  Lewis Hamilton arrived in Silverstone ahead of the Formula One British Grand Prix on Thursday, after facing backlash for sharing a post on anti-vaxxers. The British racing driver, 35, sported one of his typically bold looks as he arrived at the circuit, after claiming he was ‘misinterpreted’ for sharing a post accusing Bill Gates of lying about […]