Tag Archives: Catherine Hale

Project offers new bridge between chronic illness community & disability movement

Disability News service blog post by John Pring,2018: Project offers new bridge between chronic illness community and disability movement A disabled researcher has suggested a way to bring the hundreds of thousands of people with chronic illness under the umbrella … Continue reading

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From “sick” to “disabled”: my own journey

Chronic Illness Inclusion Project blog post, by Catherine Hale [person with ME], 13 June 2017: From “sick” to “disabled”: my own journey Catherine Hale looks back at how half a lifetime of chronic illness slowly changed her understanding of “disability”. I’ve been … Continue reading

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Close to collapse – Shocking report exposes failings in ME social care

Shocking’ report exposes failings in ME social care, By Raya Al Jadir in Disability News Service, November 13, 2015 A tiny proportion of disabled people with the neurological condition ME are receiving the social care they could be entitled to, according to … Continue reading

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DWP jobseeker’s agreement found unlawful

Judge brands DWP jobseeker’s agreement ‘unlawful’, after action by disabled claimant  [Disability news service report 14 Nov 2014] A judge has told the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) that part of the agreement signed by out-of-work benefit claimants does … Continue reading

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