National Disability Awards: sometimes we get it right (repost from Ramp Up)
Ramp Up30th November, 2012
In the disability sector, we get used to hearing the bad stories. But there's an awful lot to celebrate too, writes Craig Wallace.
As someone who works in information and referral services and is also a volunteer disability advocate you get to hear a lot of stories.
People call wanting information, advice, help and sometimes just someone to tell their story to. A chance to unload, to get a voice on the phone that won't try and flick them off somewhere or ask them to 'press 3 followed by the hash key'.