An Expert Reveals Why Accessibility in Retail Industries Must Be a Priority 

According to research from the UK Parliament, around 16 million people in the UK were identified as disabled in 2021/22, which is around 24% of the population. However,  90% of retailers don’t have an online accessibility strategy to account for these shoppers, meaning they’re heavily underserved online. Mike Adams OBE is a celebrated disability pioneer, […]

A new dimension in special needs seating  

The potential to use specialist seating to positively impact a child with physical, emotional or sensory issues is being extended through developments at AAT GB. Gravity Chair, the unique foam positioning system that is already proven to achieve a safe, stable environment for severe and complex motor and sensory impairments, is now available in a […]

Disability Inclusion in the Workplace: The Definitive Guide

SMBGuide is here with the definitive guide regarding disability inclusion in the workplace, giving strategies you can implement to make your workplace more inclusive and accessible. In 2023, the US Department of Labor reported that 24.5% of people with disabilities were in employment. In 2022, that figure stood at 23.1%, and in 2021 it was […]

Breaking Barriers: Disability Representation in Dating Shows

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The Evolution of Disability Representation in Media Disability representation in media has come a long way in recent years. Historically, people with disabilities were often underrepresented or portrayed in stereotypical and limited roles. However, there has been a noticeable shift towards more inclusive and authentic representation of disabilities in various forms of media, including dating […]

Couple meet through charity’s learning disabled friendship service

A couple who met through a friendship service for learning disabled and autistic individuals have shared their happiness at finding one another through Luv2meetU (L2mU). Mags, 24, and 32-year-old Kieran, from Denbighshire in North Wales, first met around three years ago at a L2mU-hosted social event, soon after the service had started up in the […]

Increasing Office Accessibility: Inspiration and Expert Tips

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In this guide, Jack Roberts, Senior Technical Surveyor at commercial property consultancy Making Moves, shares his top tips for increasing accessibility in your office. With the government working on new legislation to encourage more disabled individuals to enter or re-enter the workforce, employers must ensure that their offices and equipment are accessible and welcoming to […]

Navigating Online Dating with a Disability: Tips and Advice

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Dating with a disability can be incredibly daunting and overwhelming, but we are here to give you top tips and advice on how to make the process as stress-free and enjoyable as possible. So, if you’re looking for love, or just looking to meet new friends, we have you covered! Representation/Visibility of Online Dating with […]

The challenges facing learning disabled women this International Women’s Day

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Women with a learning disability experience double discrimination simply for being a woman and having a learning disability. They face significant challenges in many areas of life including employment, housing and health which often stem from negative attitudes, stereotypes and prejudice. This International Women’s Day, learning disability charity Hft is calling for greater recognition of […]