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    Take part in this survey on Inclusive Environments

    This questionnaire has been prepared by Adrian Tagg who is an Associate Professor in Building Surveying at the University of Reading and it seeks to understand the disability specific requirements for accessing goods, services and employment. It can be completed by a person who is disabled, or their carer The questionnaire is directed to obtain responses from the person who is disabled. It is quite a long survey but it is important to obtain the opinions of those with a physical or mental impairment.

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    UK courts join the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network

    HM Courts and Tribunals Services have joined the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower network to help people visiting court and tribunal buildings who may need additional support. It’s estimated that around 80% of disabilities are hidden and the HMTC are committed to making it easier for anyone visiting their buildings to receive the support that they need.

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    Government launches consultation on plans to improve disabled people’s lives

    New plans to improve the lives of disabled people have been set out by the government with a consultation on the plans launched to bring together ideas and action across the UK. Plans include making disability awareness training for taxi drivers mandatory and creating autism friendly programmes for cultural and heritage sites to follow, they were designed by ministers to make the UK more inclusive in the long term. The proposals will inform the Government’s Disability Action Plan which will be released later this year.

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