UNITED KINGDOM NATIONAL
3-25
84 per cent cut in NHS waiting times for autism referrals
Wakefield Express
Advertising watchdog rules fake autism 'cure' adverts must stop
BBC News
Advertising watchdog takes action against 150 autism ‘cure’ therapists
Talk Radio
Anger as DWP admits 20,000 disabled people who might be due back payments have already died
The Canary
Autism cure Cease ‘is a load of hocus pocus and could severely harm children’
Metro
Ministers Plan Multi-Billion Pound Overhaul of 'Demeaning' Disability Benefit Assessments
Huffington Post
Swadlincote baby with rare genetic condition lands top modelling contract
Staffordshire Live
The British investors betting big on disability tech
Telegraph
Special Olympics boss hopes games bring better jobs for intellectually disabled
Independent
Two in five men avoid talking about mental health worries
Personnel Today
3-22
CQC admits one in five social care services have not been inspected in two years
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Disabled people ‘must keep fighting for their right to travel on public transport’
► Disability News Service
Disabled young people have been cheated by support reforms, MPs hear
► Disability News Service
Domestic violence services even worse 10 years on, says report
► Disability News Service
DWP’s latest confession on safety: ‘We keep no record of complaints linked to deaths’
► Disability News Service
Jodey Whiting petition: DWP ‘has blood on its hands’, says Green party
► Disability News Service
Jodey Whiting petition: Seventh family demands justice over DWP benefit deaths
► Disability News Service
People with personal mental health experiences are more qualified to work with patients, not less
Independent
Still no replacement for Newton, seven days after resignation
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UK LOCAL/REGIONAL

3-25
ADHD diagnosis and medication gives MSP Daniel Johnson a new lease of life
Learning Disability Today
Disabled mum's heartbreaking last words before taking own life as DWP stop benefits
Mirror
Disabled woman 'left without bathroom for 20 months'
BBC News
Heartbreaking last words of disabled mum-of-nine who took own life after DWP stopped benefits
Daily Record
Joan Hoggett death: Ethan Mountain held under Mental Health Act
BBC News
Mental health unit branded 'worse than Broadmoor' will be closed
Daily Mail
Multiple failures in care of autistic woman hit by lorry, inquest finds
The Guardian
Partially blind and deaf woman with epilepsy and learning difficulties says she was ‘living off nothing’ for months after her benefits were stopped
iNews
3-22
Autistic campaigners to protest outside charity over regime of care home abuse
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Domestic violence services even worse 10 years on, says report
► Disability News Service
Shared space schemes must be halted, mayor’s commissioner told
► Disability News Service

SCOTLAND
3-25
Adverts for 'autism cure' ban welcomed by Scots charities
The Scotsman
3-22
£50million Highland super school criticised over lack of disability facilities
Press & Journal
Use of restraint forms part of mental health review
The National
Scotland's Mental Health Act will be subject to an independent review
Mental Health Today

WALES
3-22
Abandoned at 18: the young people denied mental health support because they are ‘adults’
The Guardian
Cardiff Irish Traveller's arrest shameful, says charity
BBC News

IRELAND (Includes Northern Ireland)
3-25
Breaking electoral barriers
The Kerryman
Dad's plight shows scandalous state of mental health services for the young
Wexford People
'I never registered that I was different' - Disability rights campaigner Joanne O'Riordan opens up on living with no limbs
RSVP Live
Special Olympics boss hopes games bring better jobs for intellectually disabled
Independent
3-22
Lanyard scheme takes off for passengers with hidden disabilities at Cork Airport
Independent

Events
May 22
Cardiff, Wales - Mental Health Today Wales 2019

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