Disability News & Media - Newspapers, Magazines & Radio

Big Print    Email : helpline@rnib.org.uk

A weekly newspaper publication in large print produced by the RNIB. Includes TV and radio guides.


The British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust (BSLBT) commissions television programmes made in British Sign Language by Deaf people for Deaf people. All of these programmes are available to watch on our BSL Zone player. BSLBT was set up in 2008, with Ofcom’s approval,  to offer an alternative way for commercial broadcasters to meet their regulatory requirements to provide sign language on their qualifying….. Read More

Disability News Service (DNS)    Email : john@disabilitynewsservice.com

Managed by John Pring, the news service focuses on issues such as discrimination, equality, independent living, disability benefits, poverty and human rights.  He launched DNS in April 2009 to address the absence of in-depth reporting in both the specialist and mainstream media on issues that affect the lives of disabled people. John Pring is the editor of  Disability News Service….. Read More

Easy News magazine

Easy News is the first news magazine designed to be accessible for people with learning disabilities. Easy News uses simplified text and useful pictures to provide people with learning disabilities with easy to understand, politically neutral summaries of key news stories and events. Why make the news accessible? Easy News aims to encourage discussion around news stories and keep readers….. Read More

See Hear

BBC-TV weekly magazine programme for deaf and hard of hearing people, produced in sign language with open subtitles.

Symbolworld    Email : info@symbolworld.org

Symbolworld is a free and accessible news and information website for people with learning difficulties. It uses symbols, easy read formats and is also switch accessible and accepts stories from volunteers and people with learning disabilities. SymbolWorld is a website created by Widgit Software specifically for symbol users. It has material for all ages and includes news, personal contributions, stories and….. Read More

The Limping Chicken    Email : thelimpingchicken@gmail.com

The Limping Chicken, the UK’s independently-run deaf news and deaf blogs site. We focus on the full range of the deaf experience, publishing blogs by Deaf people across the UK and the world, laying eggs every weekday morning. Since February 2012, we’ve clocked up over 3.5 million views, and we are currently the most popular deaf blog in the world. In December 2013, we went….. Read More

Ability Magazine

Ability -National magazine focusing on information and communications technology in the specific context of disability.

Ability Needs Magazine    Email : info@abilityneeds.co.uk

Since 2001 Ability Needs has been the country’s most informative, best distributed disability magazine for the less able and their carers made available within special needs groups, nursing homes and NHS Trusts throughout the United Kingdom in addition to being distributed to disabled people and NHS and Social Services Occupational Therapists free of charge through an extensive mobility mailing information.


AbilityNet -Brings the benefits of computer technology to disabled people.

Able Magazine

Lifestyle magazine for disabled people including real life stories, interviews, government legislation, sports, education and employment etc.

Able Radio

Able Radio was created to give a voice to people with disabilities. This national station has since expanded into training, forming Able Academy which uses the media environment to develop skills that change our clients lives; a video production service Able Media which puts clients in the driving seat, not just commissioning a production, but also taking an active role….. Read More

Access Magazine    Email : tom.hepton@aceville.co.uk

Access magazine, the leading product guide for the disability health care sector. Each month, Access aim to offer lifestyle guides, practical care advice, help with needs assessment and therapeutic ideas for improved quality of life from a range occupational health experts, leading charity advisors and government agencies.

All Together NOW!    Email : info@alltogethernow.org.uk

All Together NOW!, a newspaper that focuses on health and disability, that has emerged as one the top three best-read titles in the north west region.

AT Today

AT Today is the place to come to find out about all the latest developments in the world of Assistive Technology. Whether it’s the development of a new robotic limb, a breakthrough in pressure care treatment, new designs for moving and handling equipment or advances in telecare and telehealthcare, AT Today brings you the news from around the world.

AuKids    Email : aukidsmag@gmail.com

AuKids is a quarterly print magazine providing information, encouragement and support for parents of children with autism spectrum conditions (ASC). Innovative, uplifting, and fun, we also aim to educate society at large that autism should be seen as a difference rather than a disability. We are a not for profit social enterprise.

BBC Countryfile Magazine

Why everyone can benefit from heading into the woods Woodlands and forests are vital to our physical and mental health – and yet, forest cover in Britain has fallen dramatically since the Industrial Revolution. Author Vybarr Cregan-Reid explores the health benefits of ‘forest bathing’ and the science behind it.  Start your subscription to BBC Countryfile Magazine! Hundreds of years ago,….. Read More

BBC Disability Sport

The latest Disability Sports news.

BBC My web my way

This site provides accessibility help, enabling computer users to make the most of the internet whatever their ability or impairment.

BBC Ouch!

BBC online disability magazine.

Community Care Magazine

A magazine published online for disabled people.

D & SC Magazine

The Disabled and Supportive Carer magazine has been established for 26 years. Distributed six times a year the magazine includes comment and opinion from regular columnists – and news and features spanning a wide range of topics relevant to disabled people and carers from holidays and days out to independent living.  


The continually updated source of news for the deaf, brought to you by Deaf Umbrella.


Information and Advice for Disabled People: DIAL UK is the national organisation for the DIAL network, which provides services to disability information and advice providers.

Disability Horizons Magazine

Disability Horizons magazine is the United Kingdom’s fastest-growing disability lifestyle publication. Since 2011, Disability Horizons has published content on a wide variety of topics, all to support the aim of a world where disabled people live exactly as they choose to. Today, Disability Horizons has a rapidly growing monthly web audience of 30,000 people.

Disability Now

Published by Scope. This newspaper is for anyone interested in disability. Covering news, features, profiles, arts, sport, classifieds and more

Disability Review Magazine

An A4 full colour glossy magazine that highlights and promotes the issues of importance to disabled people in the UK today. Disability Review is one of the UKs most popular and widely distributed disability publications – read by disabled people, their families, carers, industry related professionals and the many health and social workers who support them and through primary care trusts.

Disability Rights UK

A charity that provides information, news &e-news site. Also has a wealth of links to other organisations. Easyfundraising is a way to raise money for good causes such as schools, charities, sports clubs, religious groups, community groups and more, simply by shopping online. Shop with over 2,700 top retailers, and choose from over 55,000 good causes.

Disabled Motoring UK    Email : info@disabledmotoring.org

Disabled Motoring UK provides a mobility information service to the general public where Disabled Motoring UK can give basic information and signpost to relevant organisations. A campaigning charity for disabled drivers, passengers, and blue badge holders in the United Kingdom. Disabled Motoring UK lobbies the government and businesses to improve parking, access, and refuelling services for disabled people. Disabled Motoring UK does not just….. Read More

Disabled World

Worldwide disability news and information.

Enable Magazine

Enable is a UK-wide disability lifestyle magazine, delivering the latest news, biggest interviews, most interesting features and much more every other month.

Hearing Times

Hearing Times provides up-to-date news and information for deaf and hard of hearing people, their relatives and friends, audiologists and professionals in the hearing industry. .

In Touch BBC Radio 4

A weekly radio programme with news and information on blindness and visual impairment.

Kidsguide    Email : contact@kidsguide.co.uk

Kidsguide is a local online directory for parents in the North West (Cheshire, Merseyside, Manchester, NE Wales). Kidsguide lists kids’ activities, fun days out, family friendly events, places to go, children’s clubs & classes, childcare, pregnancy & baby, toddler & preschool, parties, charities, family support and much more … Since its modest beginnings in 2005, Kidsguide has grown from strength….. Read More

Llais Magazine

Llais is our quarterly magazine, packed full of debate, opinion and the latest thinking about learning disability issues published by Learning Disability Wales. Members receive Llais for free.

Motability Lifestyle magazine

Lifestyle is the magazine for Motability Scheme customers and their families. The printed version is published four times a year and the magazine is also available here to read online.

New Mobility Magazine

A colourful, award-winning lifestyle magazine, New Mobility encourages the integration of active wheelchair users into mainstream society with articles on health, advocacy, travel, employment, relationships, recreation, media, products and more.

Newsround guide to disability

CBBC Newsround guide to disability

ONTRACK – Your Disability Sports Magazine    Email : enquiries@2apublishing.co.uk

OnTrack magazine is the UK’s essential guide to sports for people of all ages and abilities. OnTrack magazine believes that sports should be accessible to all and aims to bring readers an insight into the world of accessible sport from grass roots to the podium. What is OnTrack Magazine? OnTrack magazine is the UK’s essential guide to sports for people….. Read More

PosAbility Magazine    Email : enquiries@2apublishing.co.uk

PosAbility is a fresh and innovative disability lifestyle magazine. PosAbility’s main focus is on the opportunities available to disabled people, whether that be in sports, careers, education, relationships, holidays or activities and experiences that are accessible to all.

Ragged Edge Online Magazine

An online disability magazine offering a broad range of articles.


Each year Rightsnet publish more than 1,500 news updates to rightsnet, bringing you details of the latest legislative developments, new government guidance, consultation and policy documents and more … all brought together and summarised within 24 hours of their issue.

SEN Magazine

The UK’s leading special educational needs magazine.

SLFirst Magazine    Email : info@slfirst.co.uk

The SLFirst Magazine was launched in 2011 as a free publication available to the general public. Our  mission is to bring together businesses and services that think about, and are accessible to all, including the Deaf and Hard of Hearing communities. The SLFirst Magazine offers features, reviews, case studies and unbiased articles covering topics that the readership has shown most interest in. Discovering….. Read More

The Autism File

The Autism File is a bi-monthly magazine (USA) dealing with all aspects of autism. It is written by: parents, doctors, consultants, teachers, anyone in the field of autism who has anything to say on any subject concerning autism. We aim to give as much information as possible, with medical updates including: vaccination coverage, diet and nutrition, recipe pages for gluten….. Read More

The Citizen Online

The Citizen Online is brought to you by the team who published Disability Times, the UK’s number one campaigning newspaper for disabled people.

The OT Magazine    Email : enquiries@2apublishing.co.uk

The OT Magazine has been launched to cater solely for occupational therapists in the UK. Filling a niche in the marketplace that has not been catered for before, The OT Magazine is the only publication in the UK that exists to bring occupational therapists all the latest products, in-depth features, the latest research and up to date information on events….. Read More

The Wireless Radio from Age UK

Meet some of the legendary British broadcasters now making waves on The Wireless. Our shows feature specialist music, celebrity interviews, people’s stories and much more. You can listen to The Wireless live online or, if you live in London, on DAB radio.


THIIS (The Homecare Industry Information Service) was launched over 15 years ago and provides a resource for manufacturers, suppliers, retailers and professionals working in the homecare, disability, assistive technology and rehabilitation sector. A monthly magazine was followed by a weekly email bulletin that keeps the trade up to date about sales, marketing, retail promotions, management, product innovation and much more…… Read More

TradePoint Magazine    Email : enquiries@2apublishing.co.uk.

TradePoint Magazine keeps high street retailers, wholesalers and any business that supplies products to the independent living market up to date with all the latest from the independent living sector. Each issue will bring you the hottest new products and industry news from the top manufacturers around the globe, as well as informative features regarding the issues that affect you….. Read More

U Can 2 Magazine    Email : lorraine@euromediaal.com

Our aim is to promote the products and services available to people with all nature of disabilities to help maintain independence but ultimately allow you to enjoy a productive, active and healthy life making everything accessible for all.


Disability information and news services. Lots of disability links and information.

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