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Disability charities benefit from £2.4m funding

Disability charities to benefit from £2.4m funding

The money will fund services to provide practical support for disabled children, set up and expand helplines, and provide mental health and wellbeing support. The...
deafness policy in europe

Deafness, communication and policy in Europe

Health Europa speaks with the European Union of the Deaf about deafness, communication, education, the impact of COVID-19 and policy in Europe.
UK people with learning disabilities to be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccine

UK people with learning disabilities to be prioritised for COVID-19 vaccine

Adults in the UK with severe learning disabilities are now to be prioritised for the COVID-19 vaccine following advice from the Joint Committee on...
Inclusive healthcare for Deaf people around the world

Inclusive healthcare for Deaf people around the world

Making sure Deaf people are heard and providing inclusive patient healthcare worldwide. Many Deaf people around the world face inequalities when accessing healthcare services or...
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£68m to support people with disabilities to live independently

The UK Government has pledged an extra £68m in funding to help support those living with disabilities to live independently in their homes. The Disabled...
Total dedication to excellent wheelchair service delivery

Total dedication to excellent wheelchair service delivery

AJM Healthcare is one of the leading providers of NHS wheelchair services in the UK. Our corporate strategy is to focus exclusively on wheelchair services...
Mooevo expands mobility solutions in the COVID-19 hospital at IFEMA

Mooevo expands mobility solutions in the COVID-19 hospital at IFEMA

Thanks to an unexpected experience at the current IFEMA Hospital, Mooevo’s engineers have started designing new models to offer new mobility solutions. Turning reduced mobility...
Programming uncertainty into AI can improve safety of robotic prosthetics

Programming uncertainty into AI can improve safety of robotic prosthetics

Programming for uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (AI), as well as incorporating ‘computer vision’, can improve the safety of robotic prosthetics for users. Walking on different...
Can robotic exoskeletons offer grip strength to those with spinal cord injury?

Can robotic exoskeletons offer grip strength to those with spinal cord injury?

Imagine a day your grip strength deteriorates due to a spinal cord injury, and you lose the ability to hold and release objects. Now...

Ensuring people with disabilities are included in the workplace

Experts reveal practical implications of the 2017 Kessler Foundation National Employment and Disability Survey: Supervisor Perspectives Researchers from the Kessler Foundation and the University of...
MPS

MPS Austria: champions of self-help support and research for therapy

Mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) are slowly progressive and inheritable metabolic diseases and MPS Austria helps to improve quality of life for MPS patients. MPS diseases occur in...

Survey shows UK gyms do not cater for disabled people

Millions of disabled people are not being catered for in UK gyms, according to a new survey. Personal trainers (PTs) not being equipped to work...
European Elections: are disability rights being violated?

European Elections: are disability rights being violated?

The 2019 European Elections are imminent, but did you know that thousands of Europeans will not be able to vote because of their disability?...
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Understanding mucopolysaccharide storage diseases

What are mucopolysaccharide storage diseases? What are their signs and symptoms? And what treatment options are available for patients? These are just some of the...

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