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Web app helps people with Visual Impairments and Dyslexia

In the UK 75% of restaurants are not fully accessible to people with visual impairments.

Around 1.5m members of the British population have some form of visual impairment according to the Macular Society and the Royal National Institute of Blind People.

The challenges of dining out

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Should you disclose your disability to employers or university?


Whether to tell your employer or university about your disability is a question many people face.

The ‘great with disability’ openness report 2015 showed that 76% of students still think employers will discriminate against them so have concerns about disclosing their disability. It is illegal under the Single Equality Act 2010  to discriminate against someone based on a disability.

The reasons some don’t disclose their disability

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Investigation into potential conflicts of interest in the award of Disabled Students’ Allowance

The National Audit Office has recently published the findings from its investigation into potential conflicts of interest in the award of Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA). The report examines in particular the arrangements for disabled students at Plymouth University whose support requirements were assessed by an assessment centre based on the University’s main campus.
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