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Be The Difference campaign: helping you to find work

Able Magazine recently launched its employment initiative, Be The Difference, with the aim of helping more disabled people find employment. We’ve teamed up with Able Magazine to encourage more employers

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Accessible diving adventures with Freedom Divers Cyprus

Are you looking for a new adventure? Have you ever wanted to try scuba diving but thought that it probably wouldn’t be accessible enough? Sean from Freedom divers Cyprus talks

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The real effect of austerity on people with learning disabilities

Back in October, after Theresa May promised an end to austerity, we ran an article on a new book, Austerity’s Victims. It shows the real effect of austerity on people

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Celebrating the economic contribution of persons with disabilities

On, and in the days preceding the 3rd December, hundreds of disabled employee networks, education providers and employers around the world will be joining the annual celebration of the International

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Let’s change the way we talk about disability

Do you hate the term ‘wheelchair-bound’? What does it portray and mean to you? Our deputy editor Shannon, who uses a wheelchair, shares her blog post on why she thinks

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Make your home accessible with a Lifton Home Lift

For many people with a physical disability, one of the greatest challenges they face is making their homes accessible. In some cases, a physically disabled person cannot get up or

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Over 90% of wheelchair users struggle to find accessible homes for private rent

The largest-ever survey on wheelchair users and their housing need has found that there is a chronic lack of wheelchair accessible homes in the private rented sector, according to new

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Disabled BBC weather presenter Lucy Martin’s catwalk debut

In January, we spoke to Lucy Martin to find out what it is like being the first visibly disabled BBC weather presenter, how she secured the job, why she became

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4 simple ways you can create positive change for disabled people

Our Co-founder and campaigner for social inclusion Martyn Sibley has been looking at the simple, everyday ways in which we can all make a change for disabled people. Here’s how you

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Changing perceptions: don’t think of me as disabled

Jimmy Curran, who has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), is the founder of the lifestyle clothing brand [dis]ABLE, which aims to change the perception of those with disabilities. In a bid to highlight how

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