The Disability Evidence Portal

The Disability Evidence Portal is a way to have your say. It is a knowledge exchange platform that seeks to enable and empower decision makers with evidence-based knowledge to make decisions on how best to improve access, health, education, livelihood and social outcomes for people with disabilities worldwide. DEP aims to do this through the… Continue reading The Disability Evidence Portal

Blue Badge Issues

Blue Badge Issues The  Blue Badge scheme was started in 1971 as part of The Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970, and provided parking concessions for people who were eligible. More recent changes have included  giving badges for those with ‘hidden disabilities’ which is a necessary development,  given the improvements in our understanding of… Continue reading Blue Badge Issues

PIP Ruling

A supreme court judgement in July 2919 ruled that PIP claimant, MM, had not been awarded enough points for the Mixing with Others section for Daily Living as he had been given a support person to help him with this, as well as prompting, and had only been awarded 2 points and not 4. He… Continue reading PIP Ruling

Lynn News Article Dec 21

Tribunal wins ‘expose broken system’ Read the article online at

Make a Donation to WNDiS

WNDiS is funded by The National Health Service, the Borough Council and the Farthing Trust, a local charity. None of the funding is permanent and the some funding is currently only agreed until end of March 2022. If you would like to make a donation to help with WNDiS’ running costs and to help to… Continue reading Make a Donation to WNDiS

History of WNDiS

In April 1996, Janice Simons led the West Norfolk Disability Information Project (WNDiP), a group that had been meeting regularly to share information within the diabled community in West Norfolk, into a new era. West Norfolk had been described as a “blackspot” for information by the disabled community, with services as far as Norwich being… Continue reading History of WNDiS


        WNDiS Client’s Story A WNDiS client, Kevin Bennison, took part in a forum organised by the charity Feeding Britain on July 5th, which was all about PIP and ESA disability benefits. When Kevin started his PIP application, his partner had recently died, and he was bringing up his daughter as a… Continue reading LATEST FROM WNDIS:


Checking that you are getting the right benefits and offer advice and support for applications for PIP (Personal Independence Payments) and other disability welfare benefits Giving support if applications are unsuccessful, including providing advocacy at Tribunals Giving information on equipment, accessible holidays and sign posting (giving information about) to other useful services e.g. for money… Continue reading THESE ARE ALL FREE WNDIS SERVICES: