Volunteer Gardening Leader

Role: Volunteer Gardening Club Leader Location: Action on Disability, Lillie Road, London, SW6 7SR Contract: 3 hours every other week, initially for 2-3 months. Apply: Please email: info@aod.org.uk for an application form The Post AoD is launching a new gardening club and looking for a gardener volunteer to lead our gardening group. You will initially work alongside […]

Job Coach

Role: Job Coach (bank staff) Location: Various London Locations Salary: £15 per hour Contact: info@aod.org.uk or call 0207 385 2098 for an application pack. Contract: Bank staff / various hours as needed Background Action on Disability is the supported employment service partner on a number of supported internships for young people with learning disabilities around […]

AoD June 2021 E-Newsletter

June 2021 E-Newsletter Last month AoD celebrated lots of great events, from Eid to Mental Health Awareness Week. In May it was also Deaf Awareness Week. The theme this year was ‘Coming though it together’ we helped to encourage everyone to celebrate Deafness and raise awareness for positivity and change. Watch AoD’s Chief Executive have […]

AoD April E-Newsletter

April 2021 E-Newsletter Almost a year has passed since Tom Kenny passed away, a much loved colleague of Action on Disability. In this newsletter, along with an update on AoD we would like to reflect on what he meant to some of his colleagues and how his work still lives on. Tom’s colleagues testimonials “We […]

Deaf Awareness Week 2021

Join us in celebrating Deaf Awareness Week! The theme this year is about ‘Coming Through it Together’. https://youtu.be/ZxB7cFQOpFg We want to encourage everyone to celebrate Deafness and raise awareness for change and positivity. Watch the video by Action on Disability’s Chief Executive, David Buxton 

AoD E-Newsletter March 2021

News from AoD Chief Executive – Law change opens door to deaf jurors “I am very pleased that the Ministry of Justice has finally recognised the need to update the law to allow BSL/English interpreters in the Jury Room in order that they may interpret for Deaf jurors who use sign language. This is indeed […]

AoD Membership

Join AoD by becoming a member, you will help us to empower disabled people and break down the barriers that disabled people face. Watch AoD chair, Victoria Brignell as she explains more. Sign up for free today! Join now

News from AoD Chief Executive – Law change opens door to deaf jurors

I am very pleased that the Ministry of Justice has finally recognised the need to update the law to allow BSL/English interpreters in the Jury Room in order that they may interpret for Deaf jurors who use sign language.  This is indeed welcome news and comes after several years of lobbying ministers through a series […]

Donate with Amazon Smile

Shopping with Amazon – Supporting Action on Disability We’re excited to announce that Action on Disability is now part of Amazon Smile’s charity list. This means that with every purchase you can help support Action on Disability to deliver some exciting projects for disabled people and peer support group members. What is Amazon Smile? Amazon […]

AoD New Centre E-Newsletter February 2021

AoD’s New Home Work is progressing on AoD’s new home in Clement Atlee Court despite the inevitable Covid-related delays – and we now hope to get the keys in June 2021. Our aim throughout has been to design a centre that is fully accessible as well as welcoming and inspiring, without the “institutional” feel often […]