Monthly Archive: May 2015

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

BBC searches for disabled weather presenter

Ian Johnston writes in The Independent – The BBC is looking to train disabled people to become weather presenters “to improve on-screen diversity”, the broadcaster has said. The free course is designed to “provide an...

Focus on Disability - For Disabled People, the Elderly and their Carers in the UK

Noisy classrooms hit deaf pupils

Nearly 10,000 partially deaf children are falling behind in mainstream schools because of lack of awareness, late diagnosis and noisy classrooms, new research has warned. More than half of children with a mild or moderate...