The report argues there is a need for urgent action to support people to live not just longer, but healthier lives as part of the Government’s plans.
- Health & Wellness
- Family & Relationship
Joanna Griffin Published New Book – ‘Day by Day: Emotional Wellbeing in Parents of Disabled Children’
The title Day by Day is taken from one of the most common responses from other parents, which is the advice to take it day by day.
- Mental Health & Well-Being
Facing life with a disability will have a massive impact on your overall mental and emotional well-being.
People with disabilities deal with a lot of things on a daily basis, starting from the fact that the world around them is barely adaptable and riddled with disadvantages.
According to the UK Government’s own figures, disabled people are more than twice as likely to be unemployed than non-disabled people.
Disability can lead to a variety of negative consequences: financial, physical and mental as well as leading to higher mortality rates.
Dr Anna Kennedy OBE’s guest this week on ‘All Things Autism’ at Women’s Radio Station was Melanie Timbelake.
In a consensus statement, the organisations say that the social security system too often treats people with insufficient dignity and humanity.
The 8th Service User Academia Symposium will be held at the University of Melbourne, Australia on 15th and 16th November 2018.
Book edited by Diana Garrisi and Jacob Johanssen (Communication and Media Research Institute, University of Westminster).