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Universal design in Inclusive Education

Every child has a right to an education. An education that is inclusive and that values every learner. Amalie Quevedo is part of our International Technical team. She explores how Universal Design is an essential part of inclusive education.

Advice about visiting our services

We know this is a worrying time for everyone. The safety and wellbeing of people we support, our staff and volunteers, is of utmost importance to us as always.

Gaining confidence through coffee

Tilly works at Social Bean - our social enterprise cafe in Swansea. She tells us why the cafe is so important to her.

A centre for everyone

Tom lives in Seven Springs, our care home in Kent. He tells us about the impact of hydrotherapy and why he can't wait for the new activity suite to open.

Podcast: Video games and disabled people

Video games are a relatively new but ever more popular medium. Somewhat misunderstood, video games have something very special about them in terms of being able to reach people and include people. For disabled people they can actually be more than...

Is the law protecting guide dog owners?

Our recent research showed that nearly a quarter of disabled adults have experienced problems accessing essential services where they live. This includes GP surgeries, supermarkets and sports facilities. Blogger Emily Davison discusses how a lack of...

How education has been affected by coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic is continuing to affect the world. Whether that's from everyday living to employment and education. Amalie Quevedo is part of our International Technical team. She explores the impact of the pandemic on our inclusive...

How I went from youth reporter to organisation founder

Ian Banda is one of our citizen reporters. He tells us about his experience of being part of our 2030 and Counting programme and setting up his own organisation to support young people with disabilities in Zambia.