Disability Matters issue 2 2019

From the chair
"I’m Martin Cavanagh and I’m the new chair of the national disabledmembers' forum, replacing Fran Heathcote, PCS National President, in this post. I’m also the PCS Deputy President." Read more

Disability History Month 2019
UK Disability History Month (UKDHM) falls from 22 November to 22 December and this year has a theme of leadership, resistance and culture. This fits neatly with the PCS organising strategy of building > growing > winning. Read more

We could be neurodiverse superheroes
Greta Thunberg’s story is remarkable and inspirational. As a 15-year-old Swedish teenager with autism she began her lone ‘School strike for climate’ outside the Swedish parliament calling for action on global warming. Read more

The language of mental health
Mental ill health is a disability. The conditions which cause mental ill health are legally disabilities according to the Equality Act (2010). Read more




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