Prove you’re disabled

Prove you’re disabled

Madame Tussauds ask wheelchair user to “prove” disability by Katie Campbell Madame Tussauds have apologised to a customer after asking him to “prove” his impairment while trying to purchase a ticket. Liam Maxwell, 26, has cerebral palsy and scoliosis, and uses a...
Dealing with PIP

Dealing with PIP

The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) is looking into concerns that complaints made against PIP assessors are not being dealt with appropriately. Nurses, physiotherapists and paramedics are among those who have taken on the role as an assessor to professionally...
Gleneagles golf for all

Gleneagles golf for all

Gleneagles change disability policy after shunning golfer World-rennowned golf club Gleneagles are reviewing their discrimination policy after complaints from a disabled golfer brought to light its unjust nature. Retired police officer Phil Housley was told he would...
The wrong questions

The wrong questions

Claimants asked how they caught Down’s syndrome The Work and Pensions Committee* has revealed that following a call last year for evidence on the medical assessments for disability benefits PIP and ESA they had a staggering 4000 responses. Claimants were invited to...

Pin It on Pinterest