Lost Voice Guy Reveals the Stupid Questions He Gets Asked About His Disability
Video by This Morning
(5-16)

Disability hate crimes - Hannah's story
Video by Journalism London
(5:14)

UNITED KINGDOM NATIONAL
5-17
Commons civil servants block DNS over DWP benefit deaths cover-up
► Disability News Service
Direct action pledge after DWP pays tabloid to air-brush universal credit
► Disability News Service
Disabled activist tells parliamentary meeting of need for ‘new approach’ to social care
► Disability News Service
Disabled peer calls for radical changes to ensure ‘wraparound’ support
► Disability News Service
Government finally acts on Changing Places call
► Disability News Service
Jeremy Kyle and the media’s treatment of mental health
The Economist
New access fund helps nearly 20 disabled politicians win council seats
► Disability News Service
New Commons chamber will include frontbench wheelchair spaces for first time
► Disability News Service
Panel seeks DPOs for pioneering partnership with mayor
► Disability News Service
Senior MP calls on Rudd to act over DWP’s WCA deaths cover-up
► Disability News Service
5-16
DWP: Councils warn benefit freeze and Universal Credit make more people homeless
Mirror
Government calls for greater accessibility in transport tech
Business Cloud
Is Mental Health Awareness Week enough to tackle the problem?
Hull Live
'It's sitting on the backburner': why acute mental illness is being forgotten
The Guardian
Mental health services in crisis are abandoning patients to meet targets
The Guardian
Parking in blue badge bays without a disability is the UK's biggest parking pet peeve.
Motor 1
Privately-run mental health units putting young people at risk
Planet Radio
Should we use the word ‘disabled’?
Metro
Tasered man wins £1million compensation from police
ITV News
Theresa May marks Mental Health Awareness Week despite cutting NHS mental health funding
Indy100
5-15
Is The 'Stigma' Of Mental Health Really Our Greatest Barrier To Treatment, Or Are We Failing People in Another Way?
elle.com
Pension Credit changes: ‘The Government doesn’t tell you millions goes unclaimed because people don’t know about benefits’
iNews
Should we use the word ‘disabled’?
Metro
Special Education Needs Parents march to highlight council and Government's failures
Bucks Herald
5-14
Prince William And Katy Perry Join Forces On A Powerful Message About Mental Health
Vogue
Survey finds people least comfortable when around those who have learning disabilities
Charity Today
Fighting online disability hate crime
The Guardian

UK LOCAL/REGIONAL

5-17
Disabled wife 'can't consent to sex', judge hears
BBC News
Grim report for DWP finds disabled people feel 'forced out' of traditional jobs
Mirror
Jane Mervyn: A Deaf parent-to-be’s experience with the NHS and NCT
Limping Chicken
Meet the teens asking the government to help with education and mental health
ITV News
Nadiya: Anxiety and Me
Radio Times
Stevenage pupil taking GCSEs using eye movement
BBC News
Tasered man wins £1million compensation from police
ITV News
Woking school for children with special educational needs and disabilities goes from 'Outstanding' to 'Inadequate’
Surrey Live
5-16
Brand new autism centre will slash diagnosis wait to fraction of the time
Heart
Children's Commissioner to hear concerns about school isolation booths
Planet Radio
Coroner raises concerns over how a 'vulnerable' man was restrained
Eastern Daily Press
Leah, 15, has always struggled with her mental health - now she's on a mission to help others
Manchester Evening News
Mental health spending varies widely across England
BBC News
Womankind-Webchats For Deaf Women
Same Difference 1
5-15
Children's Commissioner to hear concerns about school isolation booths
Radio Aire
Coroner raises concerns over how a 'vulnerable' man was restrained
Eastern Daily Press
Increased attacks on Wiltshire Police officers leading to reports of PTSD
Swindon Advertiser
Mental health cut-off: Why sling me out of CAMHS at 18?
BBC News
New centre just over an hour from Leicester claims it can diagnose autism in 6 weeks
Leicesershire Live
School funding shake-up 'gambling with deaf children's futures'
Times Series
Sophie Gradon's mum accuses ITV of 'exploiting the vulnerable' after Jeremy Kyle guest death
Mirror
5-14
Girl with cerebral palsy determined to walk in New York Fashion Week
Echo
Miss England 2018 winner reveals devastating health battle she faces every day
Mirror.co.uk
One in five police officers in Yorkshire suffers from PTSD, survey shows
Yorkshire Evening Post
Only 14% workers feel comfortable talking about mental health
Personnel Today

SCOTLAND
5-15
Autism-friendly performances are an art – Nick Ward
Scotsman
Edinburgh Leisure Danceability a step in the right direction – Sara Kemp
Scotsman
Mother 'horrified' over images mocking disabled daughter
BBC News
5-14
Mental health: Shocking figures reveal extent of Scots' suicidal over body image
Daily Star
ScotRail to train staff in mental health ‘first aid’
Scotsman

WALES
5-16
Anxiety: Panic disorder caused woman to quit job
BBC News

IRELAND (Includes Northern Ireland)
5-17
Lee Ridley: 'I think some people see my disability, rather than see who I actually am'
virginmediatelevision.ie
5-16
High Court approves €7.5m final payment for boy with cerebral palsy
Irish Examiner
5-15
High Court approves €7.5m final payment for boy with cerebral palsy
Irish Examiner
More and more mental illness sufferers in jail
Derry Journal
Prisons 'last resort for people with mental health issues'
BBC News
Rise in autism diagnoses in Northern Ireland highlights lack of support
Spectrum
5-14
Autism diagnosed in twice as many kids as six years ago
Belfast Live
Parents forced to 'battle system ever inch' for autism services says Laois candidate
Leinster Express
Restoring NI Assembly key to tackling suicide rate, says lobbyist
Irish Times

Events
May 22
Cardiff, Wales - Mental Health Today Wales 2019
August 12 - 15
Hoddesdon, Hertfordshire, England - Autscape 2019

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