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Dan Radcliffe's plea to young people

Actor Daniel Radcliffe wants young people who are going through tough times to talk about their issues rather than bottling then up.
"Young people should know its okay to reach out for support without fear", he said.  "It's so much better to talk through your issues than keep it trapped inside."
This can be a particular difficulty for young people with physical disabilities.  This is because carers, family and professionals are tied up in helping with your physical needs and forget about your emotional and psychological needs.

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Make sure you vote today at your polling station

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Plans to make the medical test for employment and support allowance (ESA) harder to pass and to increase the amount of bedroom tax some claimants have to pay have been leaked to the Guardian.

Meanwhile, with polling day upon us, the DWP have been ordered by the Information Commissioner to publish highly controversial claimant death statistics – but not until well after the election is over.

And we have news of an important protection for PIP claimants at risk of suicide or self-harm that has been removed.

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Newlifeable

Newlifeable - you may or may not have heard of this?
Newlifeable has been in operation since January 2014.  It is in response to the great lack of availability of paediatric equipment, predominantly mobility and seating items. 

The statutory services have 90 million pounds worth of unused equipment which because of a change in law, meant that Newlifeable was able to be formed and recycle these.  These are now available to children under the age of 19 who have a significant disability and are permanent residents in the UK.  Just call 01543 431465 or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Magnificent Millie

Magnificent Millie

A love of sport and absolute determination to succeed aginst the odds has earned Paralympic discus hopeful Millie Forrest a sports scholarship from Edge Hill University.

The first year Coach Education student from Preston is currently ranked second in the country, and ninth in the world, in the F37 category.
Millie, who has cerebral palsy.....

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