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Rotary North London Disability Games 14 October 2018

Members based in the North London area may be interested in the following event, coming up on Sunday 14 October 2018.

Purple Tuesday is a great start for accessible shopping

Below is a copy of a letter from National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David welcomes the forthcoming accessible shopping day on 13 November and hopes that instead of being a one off, the first ever ‘Purple Tuesday’ will herald a change in attitudes.

Technology to aid footpath accessibility

Below is a copy of a letter from National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David comments on a new app designed to help wheelchair users navigate footpaths and live independent lives.

Are overturned benefit decisions an insight into the scale of the problem?

Below is a copy of a letter from National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David comments on efforts to help people appeal benefits decisions, questioning if the number of such cases is just the tip of the iceberg.

We need more visibility of invisible disability

Below is a copy of a letter from National Chairman of The British Polio Fellowship, David Mitchell. In this letter, David comments on the case of a woman with an invisible disability criticised for using a Blue Badge space, and calls for greater public awareness of the issues raised.

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