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Making a difference as disabled people in York

Led by disabled people, we work to promote equal access to human rights for all disabled people who live or work in York.

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Using a human rights-based approach to effect positive change in York for all disabled people.


Freely and positively promoting conversations about disability amongst individuals, businesses and organisations in York.


Fostering diversity by being inclusive of all disabled people as well as their allies.

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By joining up, you can help shape the Forum, contribute to deciding the priorities and create change for disabled people in York.

The latest goings on

  • Quiet Pride 2024!
    What is Quiet Pride? Quiet Pride is a space to celebrate being LGBTQ+. It aims to be as accessible and inclusive as we can. Disabled LGBTQ+ people need a space to celebrate their wonderful, intersectional identities. Quiet Pride 2024 There … Read more
  • Shape the future of YDRF!
    York Disability Rights Forum invites you to our Annual General Meeting 2024 Access Info We recognise that the time and/or day of the AGM will not be suitable for everyone so please let us know if this affects you. We’re keen … Read more
  • April 2024 Update on Autism and ADHD Assessment Pathway
    We’ve been busy behind the scenes here at the YDRF ND subgroup but have had numerous bouts of burnout and exhaustion since our last blog post. There has been only two of us for some time, though we have recently … Read more
  • Reflections on About Disability Hate Podcasts: Part 2
    The About Disability Hate podcasts were only made possible thanks to our amazing volunteers Michayla and Olivia. They interviewed disabled people about their insights and experiences of disability hate and wrote blogs. They have shared their reflections on the first … Read more

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