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Resources On Disability

If you’re in education, employment, an employer or health professional, our resources below will be of interest…

group-of-people-in-a-formation (1)Equality Act 2010

The Equality Act 2010 legally protects employees and customers from discrimination in the workplace and accessing goods or services. It sets out ways in which it is unlawful to treat someone based on their religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, ethnicity, marital status or disability.

workingDisabled Student’s Allowance (DSA)

Students in Higher Education (HE) can apply for Disabled Student’s Allowance (DSA), paid in addition, to other student finance to cover additional costs incurred due to a person’s disability.

businessman-with-statistics-on-whiteboardAccess to Work

Access to work (AtW) supports employees with disabilities in the workplace to fund additional costs incurred due to an employee’s disability.

Disability statisticsDisability: the statistics

There are one billion people globally who have a disability. Find out more about disability statistics internationally.

group-of-people-in-a-formation (1)PIP Form

As you will be aware the government’s plan is well underway now to move Disability Living Allowance (DLA) claimants to the new welfare benefit Personal Independence Payment (PIP). To ensure you receive the correct rate of benefit we have put together a few tips to consider when completing the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claim forms.

Resource Pack  for Health and Social Care Professionals Supporting people with sight loss 

Essential information for healthcare professionals working with blind or partially sighted people. The resources list services and signposting options which will help to provide a better service for those going through an extremely anxious period in their lives.

Seeing Beyond the Eyes Project Report

Seeing Beyond the Eyes is an initiative developed by Visualise Training and Consultancy and funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust which connects the optical and sight loss support sectors to benefit patients. Click the heading above to download our full project report.