Andrew Carpenter, DAA Member, is Co-ordinator of the London Brokerage Network. In 2016, he was appointed the Public Champion for Mobilising Community Assets by NHS England (Healthy London Partnership) and now sits on their Personalisation and Self-Care Delivery Board as well as a steering committee to design an online support planning programme. Due to his […]
Dyslexia Pathways CIC founded in 2009 is the world’s first dyslexia focussed social enterprise. They promote and support the social model of dyslexia which states the dyslexia is a difference that reflects diversity. They believe the social model of dyslexia and social enterprise offers dyslexics a positive and empowering way forward.
Penny Melville Brown, Director of DAA Member Disability Dynamics, creator of the Baking Blind website http://www.bakingblind.com/ has been invited to join the competition for the Holman prize being run by the San Francisco Lighthouse organisation for blind and visually impaired people (https://www.holmanprize.org/)
Taking place on 20 April 2017 at EYs London office, the assessment centre is all-day event that will be held in a fully accessible environment with British Sign Language interpreters. The day will involve a series of exercises that will assess deaf people suitability for graduate schemes, and it will enable the participants to develop […]
NADP (National Association of Deafened People) http://www.nadp.org.uk and EFHOH (Europe Federation of Hard of Hearing People) http://www.efhoh.org announce their joint Conference to be held on the 6th May 2017 in Friends House, Friends House, 173-177 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BJ This international event is a unique opportunity to meet delegates from hard of hearing community […]
DWP – New business champions to support rights of disabled consumers The Minister for Disabled People, Work and Health has announced 11 new disability sector champions. Eleven new sector champions, who will help to tackle the issues disabled people face as consumers, have been announced by the Minister for Disabled People, Work and Health today […]
Disability Rights UK has teamed up with Social Investment Business to offer some free events for Disabled People’s Organisations on social investment. The events will include information on programmes such as ‘Big Potential’ which can offer funding and bespoke support to help DPOs become ready to take on investment for their ‘social impact’ activities. The […]
The Older People’s Advocacy Alliance (OPAAL) has launched a new publication telling a series of advocacy volunteering stories from its ground breaking Cancer, Older People and Advocacy programme. Called “Time: Our Gift To You”, there are 19 separate stories of older people affected by cancer supporting their peers. There are many different definitions for advocacy: […]