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Bearing Disability: Blue Badge & Invisible Disabilities

Recently, the Blue Badge Scheme has announced that people who were not originally entitled to a blue badge may be able to get one; this has been in affect since August 2019. The new disabilities include epilepsy, autism, and various mental health disorders, such as anxiety along with […]

Wheelchair symbol: Text reads "Blue Badhe Holders only, 3 hours Parking

Bearing Disability: The Blue Badge Scheme

This post will discuss two Blue Badge related topics. The first topic is the changes to the Blue Badge Scheme that are due to take place in 2019—which will include the current eligibility, the proposed eligibility and what the changes mean. The second topic is about how the system […]

Mobility Component – what does it mean?

This is the first of two posts about U.K disability benefits DLA (Disability Living Allowance) and PIP (Personal Independent Plan). It is an article explaining what the mobility component is, the changes with PIP and what the benefit means to me. So what are DLA and PIP? They […]

Parking Barriers

Bearing Disability: Parking Barriers Barring Disabled

Today I want to talk about two issues: Disabled Bays and Parking Barriers. Both are issues I deal with on a regular basis. One of them has a fix with the right investment; the other requires stricter laws. I have a type of congenital cerebral palsy known as […]

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