Abuse of disabled people should be a hate crime, finds inquiry

Abuse of disabled people should be a hate crime, finds parliamentary inquiry sparked by Katie Price – after social media firms fail to self-regulate trolls or challenge ‘toxic environment’ Report by the House of Commons Petitions Committee judged laws to be unfit Inquiry launched after Katie Price created a petition after abuse of son, Harvey  Petition had attracted more than […]

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Parents of seriously disabled girl buy rural home to give her peace – then council plan traveller site to SURROUND them

Andrew and Leanne Groves bought the countryside home, on the outskirts of Denbighshire, to give their daughter Isabella a quiet upbringing. The eight-year-old girl is one of only a handful of children in the UK who lives with Pitt Hopkins Syndrome, meaning she is unable to talk and has limited mobility. But now the parents say their tranquil home could be ruined […]

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Easyjet apologises to disabled woman for separating her from carer

Easyjet apologises to severely disabled woman after cabin crew would not let her husband assist her off the plane Bridget Willard, 48, had landed at Gatwick from Dalman, Turkey last month She was told by staff husband and carer Michael couldn’t disembark with her  Mrs Willard reportedly suffers from PTSD, agoraphobia, and fibromyalgia Easyjet have apologised after a severely disabled woman […]

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Disabled BBC reporter Frank Gardner is stuck inside a plane AGAIN

Disabled BBC reporter Frank Gardner is stuck inside a plane AGAIN after BA staff lock themselves inside a cabin at Heathrow…five months after his last ‘absurd’ incident at the airport Broadcaster was eventually forced to put his wheelchair through a plane window Mr Gardner called incident where staff locked themselves inside cabin ‘absurd’ Journalist lost use of his legs in […]

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Teenager, 19, with hidden illness slams ‘judgmental’ anonymous driver

‘You are NOT disabled!’: Teenager, 19, with hidden illness slams ‘judgmental’ anonymous driver who pinned note on her windscreen saying she had parked illegally despite blue badge on show Yasmin Swift is ‘desperate’ to challenge perceptions of ‘invisible disease’ Kent teenager faces daily battle with life limiting lung condition 19-year-old had to take six months off work to learn to […]

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Sarah Palin says Sacha Baron Cohen ‘mocked disabled Americans’

Sarah Palin reveals she walked out on Sacha Baron Cohen after he ‘mocked disabled and middle-class Americans’ while sharing new details about sit down interview – and says she may run for office again Sarah Palin said Sacha Baron Cohen mocked disabled veterans and middle-class Americans when he interviewed her in November for ‘Who Is America?’ Palin said that this mockery of […]

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