• Fight for TMA Tilbury
    This gym was built on love , and all members have given back over the years, whether it be painting, cleaning, etc . As a member I became a volunteer for many years and helped in many classes, including children with learning disabilities.
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    Created by Sherie-Sean Buckley Picture
  • Belhus chase accessibility problems
    By not having disabled access from aveley though belhus chase run by woodland trust, disabled and elderly people are forced to risk their lives by going in fast driven country roads in wheelchairs or scooters to be able to walk their dogs or to just visit the country park. Just this week an elderly woman with her dog was almost hit.
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    Created by Lisa Clancy
  • Increase the number of SEND school places in Kent
    SEND children are being denied their human right to an education appropriate to their needs due to lack of suitable schools places
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    Created by Julia Baldwin Picture
  • Securing a permanent provision for disability access to the sea in Hastings
    On a hot day like this, I can cross the road, jump in the sea without a seconds thought.  I don't need to plan weeks in advance, hire expensive equipment and be at a specific place at a certain time. Who actually wants this? It takes the whole fun out of it. I can't believe I live in a town populated of almost 90 thousand people and no permanent disability access to the sea!  Hastings has always been about inclusivity, and being able to take a dip on a sweltering day like today is a very basic human right. There has already been great interest in this idea from many people in the Hastings area and people have come forward to say it has always been a dream to go in the sea whenever they want. With your help we can make these dreams a reality.
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    Created by Lucas Howard
  • Approve funding for Nadia's educational and social placement at Foxes Academy
    I'm writing on behalf of a dear friend and colleague who is currently experiencing injustice from Stoke Council in relation to her daughter's special educational needs. Stoke Local Authority are currently denying Nadia the funding that she needs to go to a college where she can gain recognised qualifications that will allow her to gain a job in the hospitality industry and to gain the skills she needs to live as independently as possible. Nadia should have the same rights as any young person in achieving her goals of becoming independent and working and contributing to society in a meaningful way. Too many people with special educational needs are being turned down the opportunity by their local authorities to gain the educational and social environment they so need to enable them to reach their potential in life. Nadia, Celeste's 20 year old daughter has Downs Syndrome and significant developmental delay. Despite her special needs, Nadia is a strong-minded, confident and perceptive young woman. Nadia is very able to express her wishes and needs but I think because she has a stammer the council think she is incapable of having any ideas about her future. She has strong views on her plans for her future and wants to be as independent as she can and contribute to society in a meaningful way. Celeste has always supported Nadia in her wishes and needs. She has had to fight for Nadia's rights, especially educational, all of Nadia's life. She is now having to take Nadia's case to appeal but this won't happen until November and Nadia needs to start college in September. Nadia is very distressed about not knowing what is going to happen to her future aims. Celeste has jumped through all of the hoops that the council have asked of her and she is currently receiving no information back from them. Foxes Academy are offering Open Days to their new recruits so that they can look around the facilities and the accommodation but Nadia can not go as she is not guaranteed a place. This is having a major impact on her mental health. Celeste is not the only parent struggling with the lack of information, and sometimes tactics, that the local authority offer. Most parents end up giving up at the last hurdle as they are too emotionally and financially exhausted to deal with the obstacles that the LA put in place. Please can we put pressure on Stoke Council to allow Nadia to go to Foxes. It will not only be an investment in Nadia's future contribution to society but may also end up being a cheaper alternative than other measures that will need to be put in place to allow Nadia some independence.
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    Created by Dawn Linda Picture
  • Better pavements for the disabled
    Because being disabled like myself I have experienced driving my chair down a pavement that was too high a dip. And I have seen other people who are disabled have problems with pavements. I want them more accessible.
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    Created by Alex Rust
  • Fairness & Equality for people on the Autistic spectrum & the Disabled of Society.
    This petition is important to me as I have higher functioning autism, & unfortunately Ive have had to attend those nonsensical “Work Assessments.” Those assessments are clearly designed to rid people off the welfare system regardless if the claimants have a disability or not. On two or three separate occasions I’ve had to take the DWP to the tribunal & all times the courts have reversed the DWP’s wrongful decision & placed me back into the care component of the ESA benefit (of which I am currently claiming). Ideally it would be great if the DWP would actually scrap the work assessments for people with disabilities, & instead work with the disabled of society without the threat of benefit sanctions. The current DWP system was implemented by the Ian Duncan Smith, a man notorious for wreaking havoc on the welfare state to satisfy his hatred toward those claiming benefits. The current status of the DWP hasn’t changed & is seriously out of date & needs a major overhaul. There currently is no “fairness & equality” for the disabled of society who need these vital benefits to simply live, & yet the DWP are still harshly Implementing the bias Work Assessments.
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    Created by Jason Jagla
  • Crime + Investigation Channel Subtitles UK
    Crime + Investigation Channel UK have no subtitles or closed captions for the deaf and hearing impaired in the UK. There are approximately 12 million people in the UK that require subtitles to understand the programs that they broadcast. It is unacceptable that this channel will still not provide this service to the deaf and hard of hearing.
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    Created by William Michael Picture
  • Getting understood what hip dysplasia is and how it effects people!
    Seems like there isn't enough understanding off what hip dysplasia is and how it effects people that have it day to day lives. After going years and years off being told that I had nothing wrong to then being told I have bilateral double hip dysplasia and having one pao and having to have another one done aswell I went from being told nothing wrong to I actually have a problem with my hips it took so long when it could have been helped earlier on if it was understood more
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    Created by Kelly Reeve Picture
  • Give Skem Men-Aces Recognition On One Of Our Many Roundabouts
    Skem Men-Aces is one of the most highly decorated disability football teams in the country and deserves some recognition within it's hometown by way of a permanent sign on one of our many roundabouts. Most advertising signs, on our roundabouts, are empty and it would be great to see one turned permanently into a "Home of The Skem Men-Aces" sign. Skem Men-Aces is a real jewel in the crown of the wonderful things this town has to offer and it would be a fitting tribute to such an incredible club that has even won the Queens Award for voluntary services.
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    Created by James Upjohn
  • No parking space
    I have to park further away as some residents have more than two cars parked I have mobility issues but not enough to get a disabled line
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    Created by Sana Mehmood
  • Don't make diabetics the new care home crisis
    Current medical data from a significant NHS England study shows that diabetics, especially Type 1 diabetes which is not directly related to obesity, are at significantly increased risk of dying from Covid 19 (more than 3 times higher than a non-diabetic for Type 1, and more than 2 times higher for Type 2). The risk is such that the leading diabetes charity Diabetes UK is calling for the government to ensure employers either continue to furlough diabetics or allow them to work from home even with the easing of lockdown restrictions. This plea has been ignored, and so thousands of diabetics will be forced back to work and to a massively increased risk of death. It is a blatant disregard for their own official medical data and for human life. My husband is a Type 1 diabetic and has been for over thirty years, very rarely missing a days work and contributing hugely to his workplace - I do not want to see him sent to his death because the government refuse to acknowledge the facts and put appropriate shielding advice in place.
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    Created by Helen Compton