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Disabled people in the media – The good, the bad, and the ugly: How are we represented?

21 May, 2019 - 13:00 to 15:00

Let’s talk about how we as disabled people are shown on TV, on the internet, in videogames, in books, and on the radio. How do we feel about it? What do we want to change about it? How do we as disabled people want to be represented, and what can we do about it?

This is a Get Life-Savvy Workshop and discussion session run by the Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People.

Disabled people in the media – The good, the bad, and the ugly: How are we represented?

16 May, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

Let’s talk about how we as disabled people are shown on TV, on the internet, in videogames, in books, and on the radio. How do we feel about it? What do we want to change about it? How do we as disabled people want to be represented, and what can we do about it?

This is a Get Life-Savvy Workshop and discussion session run by the Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People.

Chat about accessibility with the Manchester Disabled People's Project

21 Mar 2019 - 12:24 by michelle.foster

Would you like to talk about how you can make your organisation and its services more accessible and inclusive to disabled people? This offer is for organisations in the Manchester City Council area only.

Get in contact with Inga, Manchester Disabled People's Project on 0161 636 7536, or email: inga@gmcdp.com

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Disabled people’s issues after Brexit – Myth-busting and discussion

9 April, 2019 - 13:00 to 15:00

Come along to discuss in a friendly environment how changes in politics and the economy could affect disabled people’s lives after Brexit. What could happen to social care, healthcare, and wider participation for disabled people? What are the risks? What are the opportunities? And how should disabled people prepare for political campaigning after Brexit?

This is a Get Life-Savvy Workshop and discussion session run by the Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People.

Disabled people’s issues after Brexit – Myth-busting and discussion

4 April, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

Come along to discuss in a friendly environment how changes in politics and the economy could affect disabled people’s lives after Brexit. What could happen to social care, healthcare, and wider participation for disabled people? What are the risks? What are the opportunities? And how should disabled people prepare for political campaigning after Brexit?

This is a Get Life-Savvy Workshop and discussion session run by the Greater Manchester Coalition of Disabled People.

Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) Officer, First Steps at Henshaws

Independence and friendship are at the heart of everything Henshaws does. Henshaws work with people of all ages, both children and adults, living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities. Henshaws aim to empower them to take steps to change their lives for the better.

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21 hours per week
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£8.75 per hour/£9,555 per annum
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Tameside and Trafford
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Local politics and disabled people

28 March, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

‘Local politics and disabled people’ – Learn what your councillor can do for you, and how to advocate for access and inclusion

Let’s talk about local politics, and how we can campaign for access and inclusion in our neighbourhoods. What is your councillor responsible for, and how can you contact them? How can we make things better for disabled people on the local level? Come along and share ideas.

Eve Holt (Labour Councillor for Chorlton Ward) will join the event for a discussion and to answer questions at 2 pm.

How accessible are NHS health screening tests?

8 Mar 2019 - 10:59 by michelle.foster

Breakthrough UK is working with Manchester Health and Care Commissioning to understand disabled people’s experiences of accessing NHS Health Screening Programmes. What works well? What are the barriers? What needs to change? Sharing your experiences will assist commissioners to make future screening as accessible as possible to local disabled people.

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Our Manchester Disability Jobs Fair

25 March, 2019 - 10:00 to 14:00

Are you a Manchester based disabled person or someone with a long term health condition or impairment? Are you looking for work?

The Our Manchester Disability Plan has been developed with disabled people in the city to make it a better place for disabled people to live and work. In developing the plan, a number of employers in the city have committed to providing good employment opportunities for disabled people who are much less likely to find and sustain work.

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