Recent Disability press releases & news

 [PRESSWIRE] LONDON, March 16, 2018 -- Five time Paralympic champion, Ellie Simmonds, Olympic medallist and professional boxer, Anthony Ogogo, and Olympic athlete and Dancing on Ice star, Perri Shakes-Drayton have today supported the launch of UK Youth's Money for Life programme, to help young people be better with their money.

 [PRESSWIRE] ABU DHABI, UAE, January 22, 2018 -- Spain's Pablo Larrazabal, winner of the 2014 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship, captained Special Olympics Zimbabwe Gold medallist, Munyaradzi Musariri, during Pro-Am ahead of this year's Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship.

[PRESSWIRE] LONDON, October 27, 2016 --The merger also means The Regard Partnership provides care and support for more than 1,000 people making the company the estimated 4th largest UK care group offering specialist learning disability and mental health care.

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 29 July, 2016 -- Most NHS services look set to miss Sunday's deadline for introducing a new Standard that could save the lives of deaf people.

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 04 July, 2016 -- The UK’s first ever national Video Relay Service (VRS), contactSCOTLAND-BSL, has been commissioned by the Scottish government to run for the next three years. Thousands of deaf people in Scotland stand to benefit from the free service.

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 15 February, 2016 -- Two bitter blows have been dealt to the Deaf community this week. The Deaf Health Charity SignHealth says enough is enough. Last Tuesday, NHS England said it wanted to scrap the Clinical Reference Group on Deaf Mental Health. The following day the charity was told their bid to the Department of Health to provide online psychological therapies had been turned down.


[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 12 February, 2016 -- A charity has given the thumbs up to schools in Dunstable who learned to sign and sing to raise money to help deaf children in the UK and Uganda.  The schools took part in sign2sing, a fundraising event organised by the Deaf Health Charity SignHealth.

[PRESSWIRE] PORTLAND, Ore. - 09 February, 2016 -- Standard Insurance Company (“The Standard”) has honored Daniel C. Steenerson, CLU, ChFC, RHU, and his agency, Disability Insurance Services, Inc., with its top National Disability Insurance Leadership Award.

[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 04 February, 2016 -- To mark World Cancer Day on the 4th February, the Deaf Health Charity SignHealth is launching videos on testicular cancer in British Sign Language (BSL).  The charity has worked with male cancer charity Orchid - the UK’s leading charity working on behalf of everyone affected or interested in male cancer - to produce the series of ten videos.  They explain what testicular cancer is and how it is diagnosed and treated.


[PRESSWIRE] London, United Kingdom - 04.02.16 -- Property portal,, have spoken exclusively to the 2016 London Mayoral candidates Sadiq Khan, Caroline Pidgeon and Sian Berry to hear their thoughts on the issues surrounding disability and housing. The candidates reveal their housing plans and their commitment to accessible housing policies for London's 1m disabled residents.