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    Young people with learning disabilities more likely to be abused

    New research has found that young people with learning disabilities are more vulnerable to sexual exploitation. A group of children’s charities have said that young people with disabilities have the “same vulnerabilities” as all young people but >>>

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    Success for a disability sport programme

    A Disability Sport summer holiday programme by Aberdeenshire Council has been deemed a success. The programme ran for three weeks and included multi-sport camps at Aberdeen Sports Village, reports the Mearns Leader.  Chair of Aberdeenshire Council’s Education, >>>

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    Hartlepool to open a disability centre

    Council bosses have announced a new multi-million pound centre in Hartlepool which will provide services for people with disabilities along with providing a boost to the economy. Work has begun on the Hartlepool Borough Council project which >>>

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    Reform for care of adults with learning disabilities criticised for being slow

    There is an “absence of any tangible progress” since the care of people in learning disabilities in England was reviewed. Following the care home abuse scandal at Winterbourne, Sir Stephen Bubb headed a review into care home >>>

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    Campaigners warn that people with disabilities are losing rights due to government cuts

    Over a 100 charities have signed a letter that has said decades of advances for people with learning disabilities could be lost. Charities are concerned that the rights of people with learning disabilities to live independent lives >>>

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    Concern over disability benefits following council change

    Fears are rising for adults with disabilities in Wolverhampton due to the transfer of government funds to council control. On the 30th of June a £500m Independent Living Fund will be in the control of local authorities, >>>

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    Victims of disability hate crime are being let down

    A report has concluded that victims of disability hate crime are being let down by the justice system. Police, prosecutors and probations services have failed to bring in need change over the past two years, a report >>>

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    New initiative to support young people with disabilities

    A new initiative has been launched in Lichfield which will provide education, training, social and leisure activities for young people who have learning disabilities. Liberty Staffordshire Community Interest Company have been developed to maximise opportunities for young >>>

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    How technology is helping people with disabilities

    Exhibitors at Naidex, the UK’s largest disability, rehabilitation and home care event, have been showing the ways technology can help people with a disability. At the exhibit people presented all-terrain wheelchairs, adapted smartphone for people whose fingers >>>

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    Charities call for action on accessible housing

    Charities are calling on politicians in Yorkshire to stop the crisis in accessible housing which is affecting the lives of thousands of disabled people. Leonard Cheshire Disability charity has told The Yorkshire Post that the lack of >>>

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