Tag Archives | disability

Speak Out groups

26th Oct

BRIGHTON & HOVE SPEAK OUT supports adults with learning disabilities to speak up and be heard about things that matter to them.  It is an independent charity providing a range of advocacy to support people to gain independence, choice, rights and be included and valued in the community. Speak Out currently have spaces available in a number of Read more

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Changes to DLA benefits

3rd Jun

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a new benefit which replaced Daily Living Allowance (DLA) for people of working age from April 2013. It assesses your ability to carry out activities to do with daily living and/or mobility. New claims for PIP can be made from June 2013. If you are already receiving DLA and your Read more

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New Online Resource For Disabled

24th Sep

A local web-developing wheelchair user has created a new online resource that he says will help disabled people and their friends to help each other get more out of life. Andy Stiller was inspired to create the website www.disability-advice.info because of his own experience of the lack of good information and practical advice for disabled Read more

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Brighton Pebbles

26th Feb

Brighton Pebbles is a small, parent-run community group for families with disabled children aged 4 – 14, living in Brighton and Hove.  They have a friendly drop-in session at the Cedar Centre (Primary Department), Lynchet Close, on Fridays from 3.15 – 5.45pm. Lots of space and play equipment for the children, and tea/coffee and a Read more

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