Round up of National Disability News

Disability Stories in the news for the week of Thursday 9 July 2020

This week’s headlines:

  • Pandemic survey leads to ‘outpouring of fear’ and reports of isolation and crisis
  • Coronavirus: Academics call for urgent inquiry into deaths
  • Coffey shows ‘active contempt’ for rights over Disability Confident snub
  • Housing association ordered to apologise after hate crime ordeal failings
  • Disabled activists call for a refreshed social model to ‘bring it back to life’

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NEWS 9 July 2020

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He launched DNS in April 2009 to address the absence of in-depth reporting in both the specialist and mainstream media on issues that affect the lives of disabled people.

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