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Information and support during coronavirus (COVID-19)

We understand that this is a worrying time for everyone, but we've made a list of the advice and support you might find useful. Read our website's new coronavirus section, with information on a ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disabled people - 30 Mar 2020

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Disability travel tips with Layla and Scope’s CP network

Layla, who's an intern in our Social team as well as a member of our cerebral palsy (CP) network, has put together some disability travel tips. Continue reading to learn five helpful tips to help you ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Coffee lounge - 22 Apr 2022

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Marfans - Travel Insurance.

Hi my two step children have recently been confirmed as having Marfans. GOSH did heart scans and so far all normal. We had previously booked for a holiday abroad. Any suggestions on how to approach ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Start here and say hello! - 17 Apr 2022

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Disabled toilet

Why people with no disabilities are so cruel? I’ve ms I can’t walk can’t hold, my vision is bad my bladder has issues and yet I’m waiting in front of disabled toilet for health people.. not fair..

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disability rights and campaigning - 23 Jun 2022

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Cheap/subsidised taxi schemes for the disabled?

Someone I know who is disabled and vulnerable, and lives in a residential home (in the London suburbs), needs to travel short distances to a venue on a regular basis. The home's policy - not sure if ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing, transport, and independent living - 14 Mar 2022

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Where would you travel to?

Inspired by @Globster talking about going to India. I want to know where you would go if money/disability were not a concern. I really want to go to Japan as I like their culture and history and I ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Coffee lounge - 3 Apr 2022

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Why are wheelchair-users left on planes?

That isn't the start to a bad joke... You may have seen this on the news already, but I wanted to share Frank's story of being left on a plane after the airport failed to deliver his wheelchair to him ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disability rights and campaigning - 23 May 2022

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I asked for assistance on my flights. They've refused it at Gatwick, but will give it on return

Hi, I've booked flights on Air Norwegian Gatwick-Copenhagen. I asked for assistance as I'm disabled. They have refused it at Gatwick, though will give it on return. Has anyone else had this problem?

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing, transport, and independent living - 21 Jun 2022

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P. A. recommendations for my Son to travel.

Hi Guy's, my Son who is 19 and has Chronic Fatigue/M.E. and Anxiety is wanting to travel to visit a friend abroad. I am not well enough to accompany him and he has never flown or been abroad. I am ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing, transport, and independent living - 17 Mar 2022

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Is it okay for a mother who's not disabled to use a disabled toilet to change her baby's nappy?

Disable toilets, Hi I’m Dee Is it acceptable for a mother who is not disabled to use a disabled toilet to change her baby’s nappy and prevent a disabled person using it? I stopped off on the motorway ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Exercise and accessible facilities - 22 Jun 2022

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