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Disability and entertainment: the accessible world of gaming

Avid gamer Vivek, who has Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, shares his thoughts on the accessibility of the gaming world, including what games companies need to do to make computer games more accessible, what

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Top 5 accessible festivals 2016

Last year we interviewed popular disabled singer and musician James Ian about his career and disability. This year, with his finger firmly on the musical pulse, we’ve asked him to round up

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Disability and music: disabled musician Dean Rodney in the spotlight

We’ve set music writer Meghan out to interview leading disabled musicians to find out how they got into music, how their disability affects their performances and how accessible concert venues really

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Me Before You: why I’m boycotting this film

Out resident entertainment reporter Hayleigh tells us why she’s unequivocally decided not to see the much publicised film Me Before You. And here’s why… I am not usually one for rules.

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Am I disabled or a mutant?

Hayleigh has a Masters in Creative Media Practises and is currently undertaking a Doctorate of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. She’s going to use her expertise to debate where the world of

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Disability and music: disabled musician Ally Craig in the spotlight

We’ve set music writer Meghan out to interview leading disability musicians to find out how they got into music, how their disability affects their performances and how accessible concert venues really

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Redefining Juliet and the perceptions of disabled people

Redefining Juliet is a documentary and stage production that challenges perceptions of beauty and disability. The TV show follows rehearsals for the play at the Barbican, where a diverse group of six

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The Very Alternative Guide to Spinal Cord Injury

‘Humour’ and ‘sudden paralysis’ are not typically two terms that would sit hand-in-hand. However, a new book has combined the two to deliver an alternative take on dealing with a

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Blaine Harrison: how we can make music accessible

Blaine Harrison, who has spina bifida, is probably one of the most recognised disabled musicians and songwriters, best known for being the lead vocalist of the indie rock band Mystery

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Disability and entertainment: fighting delusions about disability

Hayleigh has a Masters in Creative Media Practises and is currently undertaking a Doctorate of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and she’s going to use her expertise to open up