A north-east MSP has welcomed news that extra support will be provided for families caring for children with disabilities this winter period.
The Government has been urged to do more to protect people exempt from wearing a face covering after a charity highlighted “horrific” cases of disabled people being abused.
Homophobic hate crime has reached its highest level on record in Aberdeen, official figures show.
First Bus has drawn praise from a disability charity after updating its app to show wheelchair-accessible spaces on their local bus services in real time.
The coronavirus lockdown has presented challenges for all families with young children – but for families with a child who needs access to specialist care, those challenges can be particularly tough.
A charity challenge has prompted renewed calls for action to be taken over the state of Aberdeen’s pavements.
An inquiry into the online abuse of disabled people triggered by a petition started by Katie Price has said self-regulation of social media has failed and current laws are not fit for purpose.
The BBC will increase its target for disability in its workforce from 8% in 2020 to 12% in 2022, it has been announced.
David Tennant has said he felt a huge sense of responsibility to do justice to his new series about raising a child with a learning disability.
Aberdeen airport's new accessible toilet has been recognised by an official body.
An Aberdeen charity has launched an urgent appeal to find a new bus before its services come to a “grinding halt”.
Professor Stephen Hawking is known throughout the world for his scientific and academic work.
A charity has urged Twitter to do more to help disabled users report hate speech against them on the site, claiming it remained too difficult to report disability-related abuse.
Katie Price will appear before MPs to give evidence about online abuse after her petition demanding the Government take action against internet trolls garnered more than 220,000 signatures.
Six-year-old Rory Jamieson has severe cerebral palsy, Addison’s Disease (a rare disorder of the adrenal glands), diabetes insipidus (a rare condition where the body produces a large amount of urine and causes thirst) and dystonia – a condition that causes muscle spasms and contractions.
Members of the Nestrans board unanimously agreed to commission a feasibility study to improve disabled access at a North-east train station.
A new state-of-the-art day centre designed for severely disabled adults has opened its doors.
THE dad of a severely disabled woman today spoke of his concern after being told funding for his daughter's vital bus service is to be cut.