Working on a laptop in an office

69% of disabled adults said their work was affected by the Covid-19 pandemic

Working on a laptop in an office

We all know there are a number of barriers to working for disabled people, from access requirements not being met to bias employers who don’t see the value a disabled candidate can bring. But the Covid-19 pandemic has made these worse.  Charity Leonard Cheshire and Trades Union Congress recently worked together to find out exactly how …

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Paddy McGuinness talking to his daughter

TV presenter Paddy McGuinness opens up about being a parent with autistic children in new BBC documentary

Paddy McGuinness talking to his daughter

In a new one-off BBC documentary titled Paddy And Christine McGuinness: Our Family And Autism, TV presenter Paddy McGuinness and his wife Christine share the challenges they face raising three autistic children and watch them try and understand what it is like to live with autism.

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Make a WishList (or Two)

Active Hands have recently added a wishlist feature to our website. It’s useful for our customers to make a list of products that they want to save up for. But have you considered how you can use them as a professional working with clients with disabilities/conditions that affect hand function? Occupational therapists, physio/rehab therapists, case …

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