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Aspire and World Human Rights Day

Aspire and World Human Rights Day

Dec 04, 2013 08:00 GMT

10th December will mark 65 years since the United Nations General Assembly's adoption a...

Keeping the flame alive - Aspire Campaigns Blog

Keeping the flame alive - Aspire Campaigns Blog

Nov 19, 2013 10:40 GMT

Yesterday, a House of Lords select Committee published a report on the legacy of the Ol...

Audio descriptive tour for the visually impaired in Scotland

Audio descriptive tour for the visually impaired in Scotland

Nov 13, 2013 17:23 GMT

Emma Thompson, London. Last Friday the John Gray Centre in East Lothian, Scotland, laun...

The failings of the Work Capability Assessment; who is to blame?

The failings of the Work Capability Assessment; who is to blame?

Aug 09, 2013 12:32 BST

The last two weeks have not seen the best headlines for Atos healthcare, the company th...

Nursing care in hospitals

Nursing care in hospitals

Aug 02, 2013 17:05 BST

There was a lot of publicity recently around the Keogh Review, which looked into the qu...

The bedroom tax and disabled people

The bedroom tax and disabled people

Jul 19, 2013 10:37 BST

The 'bedroom tax', or spare room subsidy, has been brought in to try and tackle the ris...

The case for a cumulative impact assessment of Government changes affecting disabled people

The case for a cumulative impact assessment of Government changes affecting disabled people

Jul 12, 2013 17:05 BST

This week the House of Commons debated a motion calling for a cumulative impact assessm...

Accessible London & The Value of People With Disabilities to the UK Economy

Jul 08, 2013 12:17 BST

Presentation at Digital Shoreditch on how accessible is London? Also examining the barr...

Aspire response to Spending Round

Aspire response to Spending Round

Jun 28, 2013 14:48 BST

Wednesday 26th June saw the announcement of the Government’s Spending Round which outli...

A review of 'Final Touchdown' by John Lambert

Jan 10, 2013 15:24 GMT

John Lambert sustained a spinal cord injury in 1981 when he was in a motorcycle acciden...