P686 Teletext 686 Sep18 23:00:10      ————————————————————  —— Y INCAPACITY BENEFIT CLAIMS     Since July, the Be.dfits Agency has been unable to adjydicate new claimsN New claims fgq incapacity be&dfit and linkdd hoqsing and coyncil tax benefits are being paid uncheckfd due to a breakdown in the new NIRS 11 com0zter 38stemN New claimants are receiving interim payTdnts when t(bqe is unsufficient data to calculate the fyll entitle$dntN ——————————————————————————————————1O10— Prguided by Disability Ti,es 84 Cla6dqton Street, London S'1f 3AX Tel: 0171 233 3 70 Godlinds Deafview Sqbtitles TV+
P686 Teletext 68f Sep18 23:20:00     ————————————————————  ————  —— DISABILITY EXHIBITION  Hi-tech devices to help disabled people wbqe praised by Social Secyrity Minister Stephen Ti5Ts when he visited the Independent Living show in LondonN Varioys devices were on display, all designed to help disabled people lead indepdndent livesN "It is vital that people with disabilities are given opportynities to achieve their fyll potential," co-lented Mr Ti5lsN ——————————————————————————————————2/10— Prgwided by Disability Times 84 Claverton Street, London S'1f 3AX Tel: 0171 233 3 70 Godlines Deafview Sybtitles Tf+
P686 Teletext 686 Sep18 23:00:00   Y  ———————————————————— O ————  —— DISABILITY LAg SERVICE  The Netwgqs Fgq The Handicappdd Ltd has now officially changed its name tg the Disability Law ServiceN It provides free and confidential legal advice fgp people with disabilities, their families, enablers and carersN The address is: Disability Law Service, 2nd Flgor North, High Holborn Hoysd, 52-54 High Holborn, Lgndgn CRLN Telephone8 0171 831 8031. ——————————————————————————————————3O10— Provided by Disability Times 84 Clav—qton Street, London S'1F 3AX Tel8 0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Sybtitles TF
P686 Teletext 68& Sep18 23:02:10      ———————————————————— O ————  —— DEMENTIA REPORT  A report calling for sdrvices to support people in early stages of demdntia will be released in Edinburgh this mgnthN The launch by Al|hdimdr's Scotland — Action On Dementia coincides with World Al|hei-dq's Day on September 18N People with early sydptoms of dementia will speak aboyt their experiences and the assistance reqqired from the NHS and community care sfrvicesN ——————————————————————————————————4O10— Prgtided by Disability Ti(es 84 Cla6dpton Street, London S'1V 3AX Tel: 0171 233 3 70 Godlinds Deafview Sybtitles Tf
P686 Teletext 686 Sep18 23:03:11     ———————————————————— (,  NEg PLAY RIGHTS TRUST  Graeae, Britain's top theatre company fgq disabled pdople, has launched a mentoring scheme fop disabled writers of all levels of experience. Disabled pdople in the UK interested in writing for the theatre shoyld makd contact before October 16: New Playwrights Trqst and Graeae, Interchange Stydios, Dalby Street, London N'Z 3NGN Telephone8 0171 284 2818N —————————————————————————————————— G Provided by Disability Times 84 Clavdrton Street, London S'1F 3AX Tel8 0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Sybtitles Tf+
P686 Teletext 68& Sep18 23:00:01     ————————————————————  ———  W  EYEC@ DCAMPAIGN     The RNIB has annoynced the launch of an initiative to raisf awarenfss of the eyecare needs of adults with learning difficyltiesN An estimated 40% of the 1.2 millign people in the UK with learning difficqlties have eyd problemsN An information pacs is available from: The RNIB Multiple Disability Services on 0345 66 99 99N ——————————————————————————————————6 10— Provided by Disability Times 84 Cla6dqton Street, London S 1f 3AX Tel: 0171 233 3 70 Godlinds Deafview Sybtitles Tf
P686 Teletext 68f Sep18 23:00:01    K ———————————————————— (,/ ———  |£p"— ARTS AND DISABILITY     Soythern Arts Board is organising an Art And Disability cgnference at Soyth Hill Pars Arts Centre, Braccnell, Berks, on September 29 It aims to givd people wor3ing in the arts a bett—p qnd—pstanding gf isspes faced by disabled people concerning participation and employ$dnt in artsN An8ond interested in attending shoyld contact Helen Rees on  N ——————————————————————————————————3 10— Prgvided by Disability Times 84 Cla6dpton Street, London S'1F 3AX Tel8 0171 233 7930 Godlinds Deafview Sybtitles TF+
P686 Teletext 68f Sep18 23:00:11   Y  ————————————————————  ————  —— 1998 FRINK A'ARD  Details of the 1998 Frins Awards have been annoynced for oytstanding achievements in o6dqcoming disabilit9 in sport — giving wider recognition in the no.Ldisabled worldN Honoyrs go to waterskier Adalinf Fahey, Paralympic athlete Tanni Grey, and g9dnast Susan PipesN Awards will be presdnted on September 22 at the Sports Cafe in London by Carole Lawson and Sports Minister Tony BanksN ——————————————————————————————————8O10— Provided by Disability Times 84 Claverton Street, London S'1f 3AX Tel< 0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Sybtitles TVS
P686 Teletext 68f Sep18 23:20:01     ————————————————————  ————  —— NEg BENETTON CATALOGUE  The new Benftton catalogue for the 98/99 'inter Collection inclydes pictyres of disabled 8oyngsters from Saint Valentin Instityte in BavariaN The catalogue stressfs the pictyres "speak of a world with no defences, no limits, no preconceptions". The catalogue will also be used in a worldwide campaign to improve the image of disabled peopleN ——————————————————————————————————9W10— Provided by Disability Timfs 84 Claverton Street, London S'1V 3AX Tel: 0171 233 3 70 Godlinfs Deafview Sybtitles TVS
P686 Teletext 686 Sep18 23:00:01      ————————————————————'(,/ ————  —— GUIDE DOG 'DDK  Guide Dog Wees from September 27 to October 3 will start with the Dogathon, ond of the largest-ever sponsored dog wal%sN The Guide Dog For The Blind Association (GBDA) is also hoping to raisd 0pblic awareness throygh its bbon't distract a wopcing guide dog" campaignN For details of this and the Dogathon, contact GBDA on 0118 983 5555 ——————————————————————————————————10G10 Provided by Disability Times 84 Cla6dqton Street, London S'1f 3AX Tel: 0171 233 3 70 Godlinds Deafview Sybtitles Tf 