Disabled people should have face to face care if there is another lockdown

Face of Sarah Hayes

LISTEN: Sarah’s difficulties facing the healthcare system during the pandemic Transcript: Hi, my name is Sarah and I am going to report on the difficulties I have had on facing the health care system.  One of the problems I have had is that there is a lack of communication. You try and phone and all […]

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I worry that people with disabilities don’t have support to use Zoom

A lot of people are using Zoom to connect with their friends and family nowadays because the lockdowns and social distancing rules have made it quite hard for people to chat with their loved ones. But I worry that many people with learning difficulties and disabilities don’t have the right support or equipment to be able […]

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Camden’s Low Traffic Neighbourhoods, pollution and Disabled people

In this piece, two Camden Disability Action community reporters, Jill and Mik, and the project lead Tom talk about how Low Traffic Neighbourhoods (LTNs) affect Disabled people, how they could be made more inclusive for Disabled people and the importance of cutting pollution. Background Since the start of the Covid-19 crisis, Camden Council has added […]

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The middle way for cyclists and Disabled people

When it comes to our streets, cyclists and Disabled people can sometimes appear to be natural foes, with each group permanently camped on opposite sides of the active travel debate. This narrative paints Disabled people as being inevitably opposed to things like cycle lanes and traffic-blocking bollards because they make it harder for them to […]

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Zoom helps Robert meet daughter during lockdown

Listen to an audio version of Robert’s story here: By Robert My wife and I have only seen our daughter Eléonore, who has profound and multiple learning disabilities, once since November because since then – for very good reasons – her support agency has interpreted the social distancing rules in the strictest possible way. When […]

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“So many people are ignoring this” – Mary on Swain’s Lane Low Traffic Neighbourhood

“My name is Mary. I’m a Trustee of Camden Disability Action. I’d like to give some feedback on the traffic-calming measures on Swain’s Lane, N6. There’s two ‘no right turns’ off this road. The signage for these turns are not very good so many people are ignoring this. Also, why not have cameras so they […]

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