Blog Profile / BBC: Ouch


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Filed Under:Health / Disabilities
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Archived Since:September 10, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Politics, prose and protest music

The latest edition of the long-running talk show about disabled life.

Wheelchair user on why he hates 'that' festival picture

Ollie Knocker was picked up by the crowd at a festival, but it didn't end very well.

ILF: What will change?

The Independent Living Fund is closing on Tuesday. But what is it and who will it affect?

'Disabled should band together to bring living costs down'

An independent commission set up to make recommendations on how to reduce daily living costs for disabled people, delivers its findings

The priest who had both hands blown off by a letter bomb

Amputee Father Michael Lapsley says people should talk about their disabilities.

Being deaf and losing your sight

Sight is important for deaf people to communicate, so what happens if you also start to go blind?

Business boost for disabled people

Meet the city financiers who want to help disabled people start their own businesses.

The club for mentally ill comedians

Comedian Harriet Dyer has set up a comedy club for stand-ups with mental health difficulties in Manchester.

Talk show 119: Not 'tears of a clown'

The latest edition of the long-running talk show about disabled life.

Brain injury: Stories of changed lives

A new blog will document the aspirations and abilities of people with brain injuries.

Nepal quakes: Treating the spinally injured

The recent Nepal earthquakes in Nepal have left hundreds of people with serious spinal cord injuries, many of whom are being treated at the country's only spinal injury rehabilitation centre.

NHS wheelchair reform 'taking too long'

2 months agoHealth / Disabilities : BBC: Ouch

NHS England admitted wheelchair services weren't good in 2014, but a year on campaigners are frustrated a solution is taking too long

Has The Tribe changed what a deaf film can be?

2 months agoHealth / Disabilities : BBC: Ouch

A new silent film where everyone communicates in sign language could change the view of deaf films, writes Charlie Swinbourne.

The dogs with two jobs

2 months agoHealth / Disabilities : BBC: Ouch

Some guide dogs are also trained to carry out daily tasks for their disabled owners.

Finding work with Down's syndrome

2 months agoHealth / Disabilities : BBC: Ouch

Fewer than two in 10 people with learning disabilities are in employment. For people with Down's syndrome, it can leave them demoralised - but are things changing?

Ouch Podcast: Gigging, stuttering, men's mental health

2 months agoHealth / Disabilities : BBC: Ouch

The latest edition of the long-running talk show about disabled life.

The bittersweet world of mental health online

2 months agoHealth / Disabilities : BBC: Ouch

Kim Kardashian has made a film about mental health and social media, but the reality can be bittersweet

People with learning disabilities 'targeted by groomers'

2 months agoHealth / Disabilities : BBC: Ouch

As police chiefs and disability groups warn people with learning disabilities are at risk of being targeted by groomers, "Sarah" tells her story.

'The man who saved my life'

2 months agoHealth / Disabilities : BBC: Ouch

Jonny Benjamin went to Waterloo Bridge with the intention of taking his own life, but a chance meeting with a stranger encouraged him not to.

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