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Contact is helping rare families on Rare Disease Day

Thursday 29 February 2024

Today, Thursday 29 February, is Rare Disease Day 2024, the globally-coordinated movement on rare diseases (conditions). We support Rare Disease Day each...

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Contact is here to help in lots of ways

Monday 5 October 2020

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Act now to make sure tax credits payments for your 16-19 year old don’t stop

Tuesday 25 August 2020

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Contact welcomes NHS England guidance to tackle health inequalities

Wednesday 19 August 2020

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Contact to help co-design and deliver national Oliver McGowan training trial

Friday 17 July 2020

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Contact’s CEO, Amanda Batten, gives an update on how what you told us about life in lockdown is making an impact

Wednesday 15 July 2020

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New reports highlight health inequalities faced by BAME and disabled people

Wednesday 10 June 2020

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Court of Appeal judgment on school transport loophole

Thursday 9 April 2020

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DWP pauses recovery of all benefits overpayments, tax credits debts and Social Fund loans

Monday 6 April 2020

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What does the emergency Coronavirus bill mean for disabled children?

Friday 20 March 2020

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Close the loophole campaign update

Thursday 12 March 2020

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Families at the sharp end of the school transport loophole share their stories

Thursday 20 February 2020

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Does your child have learning disabilities or an autism spectrum condition?

Tuesday 28 January 2020

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School Run Crisis campaign update

Wednesday 10 July 2019

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Disability Living Allowance for children in Scotland to be replaced by new benefit from 2020.

Monday 4 March 2019

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Disability Living Allowance eligibility – the top myths busted!

Tuesday 21 November 2017

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How does the tax credit ‘disabled child element’ affect housing benefit?

Tuesday 20 December 2016

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Craig Mathieson’s statement on the DLA Takeaway ruling

Friday 10 July 2015

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Incredible victory for Mathieson family in Supreme Court battle

Wednesday 8 July 2015