Tag Archive: disability

Monthly topic: Bullying

We’re trying a new thing on the Website, which is to focus on a topic that is brought to our attention or that comes to light through the news or other sources. We would love to hear your thoughts or experiences if you feel that any of the subjects raised relate to you or to people… View Article
Would you benefit from a Big Life Fix? Here's a great opportunity…!

Would you benefit from a Big Life Fix? Here's a great opportunity…!

We’ve just been contacted by Studio Lambert – an award-winning TV production company led by Stephen Lambert, creator of Secret Millionaire. Studio Lambert is working on an exciting and innovative new project called Big Life Fix with a major broadcaster. In the programme a team of expert engineers and designers will create bespoke inventions to… View Article
Insulto Annus – A film about a little-known disability

Insulto Annus – A film about a little-known disability

We are very grateful to Jack George, a brilliant young film maker and student of modern languages and who was born with limb deficiency, for sending us this film about disability. In 2009 Nicole ‘Snooki’ Polizzi set up a charity for people with Insulto Annus Disorder. This is a rare condition that is suffered by… View Article
Press Release:One Life-Live it!Lifestyle exhibition for people with limb impairment

Press Release:One Life-Live it!Lifestyle exhibition for people with limb impairment

This looks well worth a visit… One Life – Live It ! The Lifestyle Exhibition for People with Limb Impairments Ashton Gate Stadium, Bristol, 9th September 2011 This unique exhibition gathers together a range of exhibitors that address the everyday lifestyle challenges that those with limb impairment who have mobility and/or dexterity issues, come up… View Article

A Letter of Endorsement from the Prime Minister

We were privileged to receive this moving endorsement from the Prime Minister following the sad death of his father last year.
SDGP Golf Festival this weekend. Still some FREE places left! Don't miss out on this great opportunity….

SDGP Golf Festival this weekend. Still some FREE places left! Don't miss out on this great opportunity….

THE SCOTTISH DISABILITY GOLF PARTNERSHIP The SDGP’s Golf Festival weekend is nearly upon us and I understand that there are still a few places left… This is a wonderful opportunity for anyone with a disability or serious health problem to try golf or to improve your game and ALL FOR FREE!! Please read the latest message… View Article
Scottish Disability Golf Partnership – Free Golf Festival

Scottish Disability Golf Partnership – Free Golf Festival

A FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY: Here is a great opportunity to enjoy a weekend of golf courtesy of the SDGP (Scottish Disability Golf Partnership) between Saturday 25th – Monday 27th September. This is open to anyone with a disability or serious health problem who is an established golfer or would just like to “Give It A Go” and… View Article
Breakthrough Partnership Brings Second Chance and Prosthetic Technology to 22 Year Old Quad Amputee

Breakthrough Partnership Brings Second Chance and Prosthetic Technology to 22 Year Old Quad Amputee

Eagle, CO, August 22, 2010 – Kendra Creek will receive four amazing limbs after her extremities were amputated during a life-threatening battle with bacterial meningitis. Second Chance with Saving Grace (SCwSG) partnered with Riverside Prosthetics & Orthotics to present Creek with this gift and hope for a productive future. She will receive new high-tech prosthetics… View Article
Hurry! Hurry! Would-be golfers you're almost out of time….

Hurry! Hurry! Would-be golfers you're almost out of time….

We are grateful to Margaret Biggs for bringing the following great opportunity to our attention. The Scottish Disability Golf Partnership are offering free golf training for anyone with a disability, serious health issue or mobility problem, and their coaches. They are offering their second FREE training day at Mearnes Castle Golf Academy on Saturday 17th July. Places are… View Article
Hurry! Hurry! A great opportunity for would be Golfers…

Hurry! Hurry! A great opportunity for would be Golfers…

We are grateful to Margaret Biggs for bringing the following great opportunity to our attention. The Scottish Disability Golf Partnership are offering free golf training for anyone with a disability, serious health issue or mobility problem, and their coaches. They are offering their second FREE training day at Mearnes Castle Golf Academy on Saturday 17th… View Article
Ex-Service Personnel Injured in Conflict? FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY!!

Ex-Service Personnel Injured in Conflict? FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY!!

Are you an ex-service man or woman who has been injured in conflict? Are you looking for an opportunity that could possibly change your life? THEN READ ON! We are currently looking for people to interview for a groundbreaking new television series we are currently developing for the BBC. Michael Caines is one of Britain’s most… View Article
Ex-Service Personnel Injured in Conflict? FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY!

Ex-Service Personnel Injured in Conflict? FANTASTIC OPPORTUNITY!

Are you an ex-service man or woman who has been injured in conflict? Are you looking for an opportunity that could possibly change your life? THEN READ ON! We are currently looking for people to interview for a groundbreaking new television series we are currently developing for the BBC. Michael Caines is one of Britain’s most… View Article

PHIL PACKER "26" – Adam Layer DBF Representative

♦ 26 MILES FOR 26 CHARITIES IN 26 HOURS ♦ The Douglas Bader Foundation is very honoured to have been chosen as one of Phil Packer’s 26 beneficiary charities for the forthcoming Virgin London Marathon 2010 on the 26th April. Each of the 26 charities in Phil Packer’s “26” project have been asked to choose a… View Article
CONFERENCE – Disability: Extending Access and Opportunity

CONFERENCE – Disability: Extending Access and Opportunity

Disability – Extending Access and Opportunity – A Call to Action Leeds 28 June 2010 I have pleasure in attaching details of this conference which will be of direct benefit to organisations engaged in promoting equality of access and opportunity. The conference has a distinguished panel of speakers and workshop presenters including Dame Evelyn Glennie, the… View Article
Want to learn or improve your golf? An offer not to be missed….

Want to learn or improve your golf? An offer not to be missed….

We have been contacted by the Scottish Disability Golf Partnership “the driving force behind disability golf in Scotland” with this fantastic offer. FREE golf lessons and training are available for anyone of any age, with a serious health problem or disability, at the Mearns Castle Golf Academy on Saturday 10 April from 10:00. It doesn’t… View Article
Diane Mulligan to receive OBE for work with amputees

Diane Mulligan to receive OBE for work with amputees

Diane Mulligan A Seaford mother who helped to set up a support group for amputees and people with limb loss is to receive the OBE, To read more please click on the following link: http://www.eastbourneherald.co.uk/seaford/Seaford-mum-receives-new-years.5958861.jp And click here to visit the Website for the Support Group that Diane helped to set up. www.sussexamputeesupport.co.uk (Thanks to… View Article
New Employment Discrimination Team for Leigh Day & Co.

New Employment Discrimination Team for Leigh Day & Co.

Press Release Leigh Day & Co is delighted to announce that Camilla Palmer, Joanna Wade and Melanie Thomas have joined the firm on 1 April 2009 to create a specialist Employment Discrimination Team in the Human Rights Department. The lawyers joined Leigh Day Partner Chris Benson, to provide a specialist employment discrimination practice: including race,… View Article
A new Employment Discrimination Team at Leigh Day & Co

A new Employment Discrimination Team at Leigh Day & Co

Press Release Leigh Day & Co is delighted to announce that Camilla Palmer, Joanna Wade and Melanie Thomas have joined the firm on 1 April 2009 to create a specialist Employment Discrimination Team in the Human Rights Department. The lawyers joined Leigh Day Partner Chris Benson, to provide a specialist employment discrimination practice: including race,… View Article