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The 12 Basic Needs/Rights

Disabled people have agreed 12 basic requirements to ensure equality for all within our society.

  1. Full access to the Environment (towns, countryside & buildings)
  2. An accessible Transport system
  3. Technical aids and equipment
  4. Accessible/adapted housing
  5. Personal Assistance and support
  6. Inclusive Education and Training
  7. An adequate Income
  8. Equal opportunities for Employment
  9. Appropriate and accessible Information
  10. Advocacy (towards self-advocacy)
  11. Counselling
  12. Appropriate and Accessible Health Care

Recent Posts: Surrey Coalition of Disabled People

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Relay UK Review

I am an adult with hearing loss, I have hearing aids but find that telephone calls can be a trial. I came across Relay UK and decided to give it a go. Relay UK offers text-to-speech and speech-to-text translation services. A relay assistant in a call centre acts as an intermediary, enabling people with hearing […]

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Bob, the Tech Angel

Bob is one of our brilliant volunteer Tech Angels!  During lockdown, Bob has been using Team Viewer to provide remote support to work with people on the Tech to Community Connect project.  Bob says “I have some spare time and I wanted to give something back, being a Tech Angel is a rewarding way to […]

Caterham Salvation Army donated a tablet to us!

A huge THANK YOU to Caterham Salvation Army who have very kindly donated a tablet to the Tech to Community Connect service.  Pete Dommett, Technology Lead, went to pick up the tablet today.  Pete says: “we are doing all we can to get people who are digitally excluded online.  People who are disabled, living with […]