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How the housing crisis affects those with accessibility issues – Ed Todino in the Guardian

On Monday 28th July, The Guardian published an article by Ed Todino, a social work graduate and wheelchair user, on the difficulties that people with disabilities face when trying to find accommodation. As

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Hinwick Hall College closure completion update

Livability’s Hinwick Hall College, based in Wellingborough, Northants, officially closed on 23rd July 2014 after completing the education year as planned. Like several charities who provide special needs

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Livability at the Health + Care conference

On 25th and 26th June Livability took part in the Health + Care conference at Excel London. The conference was a chance for Livability to exhibit our work to more than 7,000 other professional in the fields

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Sowing the seeds of equality: creating rural employment for people with learning disabilities

People with learning disabilities find it almost impossible to acquire and then maintain paid work. This situation is even more challenging in rural areas where the work can be more challenging for people

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How to get better support for someone with learning disabilities

Parents can be left facing something of a postcode lottery when trying to get support for a child with special needs, as advice varies around the country. Professor Richard Hastings tells us what they

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Planning decision for Ashley House re-development

Livability is delighted that its planning application for the re-development of the Russell Hotel, Bognor Regis, has been approved by Arun District Council on 12 March 2014. Livability believes that transforming

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Jesse Norman MP visits Wall Street residential home

Jesse Norman MP visited Wall Street residential home, Hereford, on 24 January 2014 and met with residents, their families and staff. The MP was invited by Nigel, one of the residents, who really wanted

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The Paralympic Games legacy

There is no doubt that the London 2012 Paralympic games provided a wonderful showcase for the achievements of people with disabilities. They generated a high level of positive media coverage and surveys

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Livability submits evidence to Disability and Development Inquiry

In early December Livability submitted evidence to the UK’s International Development Committee Inquiry into Disability and Development. The Inquiry, launched last month, comes as the UK Department for

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Hinwick Hall College closure

It is with great sadness that national disability charity Livability is to close its Hinwick Hall College, based in Wellingborough, Northants, in July 2014 after completing the current education year. Like

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