Comedian 'humiliated' as guard disputes use of train's disabled space
The Guardian
Disabled comedian 'humiliated' by train staff rejects apology
The Telegraph
Tanyalee Davis 'humiliated' on train over disabled space
BBC News  (7-18)

UNITED KINGDOM NATIONAL
July 19
DWP must give "facts behind the claims" on benefit sanctions
Parliament
Thousands of disabled people failed by government's 'culture of indifference', report finds
Independent

July 18
Dsability claimants owed £340m after DWP blunder, say MPs
The Guardian
Nearly 8 million people providing care for family members without pay
The Guardian
Universities outsource mental health services despite soaring demand
The Guardian

July 17
Can there ever be such a thing as a mentally healthy prison?
Mental Health Today
Mental health services need more than just increased funding
Independent
We must tackle the ‘prevention gap’ to combat mental health crisis
Times Higher Education

July 16
DWP silence over ‘thousands of ESA claims lost in IT black hole’
► Disability News Service
Minister denies lying to MPs over Disability Confident history
► Disability News Service
MPs’ approval of Seni’s Law provides hope for traumatised service-users
► Disability News Service
MPs raise concerns with McVey over ‘stress and poverty’ caused by WRAG cuts
► Disability News Service
Sharp rise in under-19s being treated by NHS mental health services
The Guardian
Universal credit leaves claimants with mental health problems ‘tangled in bureaucracy’
► Disability News Service

UK LOCAL/REGIONAL
July 19
Holly Greenhow: Girl with cerebral palsy gets £15m NHS payout
BBC News
Mental health waiting times are 'excessive' in Wakefield, says report
Wakefield Express
Mum slams education system after struggling to find school space for daughter
Devon Live
Child model with cerebral palsy to receive huge NHS payout for birth injury
The Sun
Workers and patients at mental hospital feel 'unsafe' after inspection raises fears over staffing ...
Scottish Daily Record

July 18
Autistic girl praised for 'life as perfectionist' account
BBC News
Comedian 'humiliated' for using disabled space on train
BBC News
The eye doctor who could not see the stars
BBC News

July 17
Disabled blue badge 'misuse' magistrate Margot Conyers dismissed
BBC News
Juliet England: Girl (not) on a replacement rail bus
Limping Chicken
Quarter of mental health trust beds are closed
Eastern Daily Press
Stansted criticised over disability provisions
Heart.co.uk

July 16
Agenda: Employers need to open their eyes to sight-impaired
The Herald
Aviation authority gives Aberdeen airport top marks for accessibility
Aberdeen Evening Express
Boost for Banbury's disabled accessibility
Banbury Guardian
Calls to replace trip hazard kerb in city
Hereford Times
Dundee brute who battered disabled girl, 7, because she couldn't say 'penguin' spared jail
Evening Telegraph
East Anglian airports respond to rankings for disabled passenger services
Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
For agency that serves disabled, a new lease on LifeLinks in Chelmsford, and a new home
Lowell Sun
Four of UK's busiest airports failing over accessibility standards – report
Daily Echo
Four UK airports still failing to deliver 'good' service to disabled passengers
International Airport Review
Heartbroken mother who lost her 'amazing' daughter to anorexia reveals how the desperately ill 29-year-old plummeted to just three stone before she died
Daily Mail
Island failing to meet needs of hearing-impaired, charity says
Jersey Evening Post
New disability service launched in Dudley
Stourbridge News
Stagecoach invest £1.4m into improving wheelchair accessibility on public transport in East Scotland
The Courier

IRELAND (including Northern Ireland)
July 19
Protecting vulnerable adults
Irish Times

July 17
Pioneering nurse helps reduce A&E 'trauma' for autistic patients with new project
The Irish News

July 16
Irish poet harrowingly captures the pain of depression with sublime rendition of his own work
Independent.ie
'Like a prison' Man, 32, who suffers from spina bifida blasts HSE for moving him into nursing home for elderly ...
The Irish Sun
My husband finds it hard to accept our daughter has autism
Irish Times

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