UNITED KINGDOM NATIONAL
2-15
Barclays : launches new lipspeaker service for Deaf and hard of hearing customers
Hartsburg News
‘Disability Confident’ Arts Council England’s job stats shame
► Disability News Service
Launch of Neurodivergent Labour ‘could be milestone in fight for rights and equality’
► Disability News Service
'Long way to go' on mental health in UK, says Duke of Cambridge
UTV News
Ministers block release of ‘no deal Brexit’ social care recruitment plans
► Disability News Service
MPs hear of ways to save benefit claimants from harm… or even death
► Disability News Service
MP speaks of pride at being dyspraxic at launch of Neurodivergent Labour
► Disability News Service
Parents who home educate disabled children ‘scapegoated’ by commissioner
► Disability News Service
Tory conference police force admits sharing information on protesters with DWP
► Disability News Service
User-led sector ‘faces threat of extinction’
► Disability News Service
2-13
Adjustment grants for workers with disabilities to increase
Personnel Today
Brexit has delayed plans to deal with adult social care crisis, minister admits
Evening Standard
2-12
DWP should be ‘stripped of responsibility for vulnerable groups’ after Universal Credit failings
iNews
Not fit to fight - 3,500 troops are declared unfit for combat duties due to mental health problems
The Sun

UK LOCAL/REGIONAL

2-15
Black pupils' schooling 'dumbed down over special needs'
BBC News
‘Delight’ over breakthrough on Welsh independent living scheme closure
► Disability News Service
I'm the mother of a deaf child – this is why I'm constantly worried my son will become part of the 'lost ...
inews.co.uk
Mum-of-two's heartbreak as son, 7, with ADHD taken out of mainstream school after 'meltdown'
Birmingham Live
Mum's anguish for son with ADHD out of school for 20 weeks after permanent exclusion
Mirror.co.uk
Wrexham man's disability campaign will lead to thousands of lives being improved
The Leader
2-14
Deaf Children Fall Behind At School Says Charity
Samedifference1.com
Disability support wait times rise at Ministry of Education
Radio New Zealand
Mental health: the students who helped themselves when help was too slow coming
The Guardian
Parents criticize bus switch
Star Weekly
Priory to close 'inadequate' High Wycombe hospital
The Guardian
Student nurse, 25, who has violent seizures that leave her bloodied and ‘clueless’ denied disability benefit
iNews
Super League: 'Ground-breaking' learning disability rugby league launched
BBC Sport
Surrey second worst place in country for helping autistic people live independently, says council ...
Surrey Live
Wales disability support cuts: 'Second opinion' offered by ministers
BBC News
2-13
'Amazing' young woman who took her own life faced wait to get mental health care
Echo
Casting a puppet as an autistic child is a grotesque step backwards
The Guardian
Mums launch Lancashire group for deaf children
Lancashire Evening Post
'We're between a rock and a hard place – there simply isn't enough money for special needs ...
Bournemouth Echo
2-12
Deaf woman applies for 1,000 jobs in 18 months - and is rejected from them all
Mirror
Disability cricket programme Super 1s launched in Peterlee
Northern Echo
Is young people's mental health getting worse?
BBC News
LGBT+ workers have more mental health issues ‘shock’
The Argus
New combined vision and hearing loss service launched for Cheshire East residents
Wilmslow.co.uk
Police warning over door-to-door visits
Stratford upon Avon Herald
York Rescue Boat reveals 85% of incidents involve mental health problems
York Press
Young people ‘Moving on Up’ with website to address mental health
Derry Journal

SCOTLAND
2-15
Deaf actress learns to sign in Glaswegian for hit BBC comedy Two Doors Down
Daily Record
2-14
I was sacked for having MS, woman tells tribunal
Herald Scotland
Social enterprise creates IT roles for autistic adults at new Edinburgh base
Edinburgh Evening News
2-13
New hub for people with learning disabilities to be set up in Johnstone
Scottish Daily Record
2-12
Aberdeen disability charity awarded £24,309 for project
Evening Express

IRELAND (Includes Northern Ireland)
2-15
Teachers who do not support students with special needs may be in breach of law
Irish Times
2-14
Call for Northern Ireland Secretary to open public inquiry into Muckamore Abbey Hospital 'scandal'
Belfast Telegraph
Inspirational Dublin teen doesn't let vision impairment or autism get in way of love for music and Ed Sheeran
Dublin Live
New children's disability respite house opened by Junior Disabilities Minister Finian McGrath in Co ...
Irish Mirror
2-12
First orchestra for disabled people a ‘game-changer’ for teaching music
Irish Times

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