Disability in the United Kingdom

When welfare doesn’t help, think about Crowdfunding

2017.07.20

An increasing number of disabled people in England are forced to turn towards crowdfunding online to obtain a wheelchair. The massive use of this form of collective funding comes from the rigid rules with ...

Outstanding rap in sign-language

2017.07.14

The sign-language version of rapper, Waka Flocka Flame’s hit created an absolute frenzy. The performance was executed by well-known American sign-language interpreter Holly Maniatty during Manchester, UK Firefly Music Festival that took place a ...

His illness helped him become a musical prodigy

2017.06.19

An incurable lung disease kept him from becoming the best french horn players in the UK. Ben Goldscheider, 19 years old, recently played Mozart in front of a public of 5,000, at London’s famous ...

A 12-year-old girl told her classmates she’s autistic

2017.04.07

A new video called "Make It Stop" replicates how Holly, a 12-year-old autistic girl living in the UK, experiences sensory overload. The National Autistic Society hopes the short film helps Holly and people like ...

Disabled workers should get paid less than others

2017.04.05

"It’s time to put a stop to hypocrisy when it comes to disabled workers. They are not equal to all other workers. What motivation is there for a business owner to hire a disabled ...