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ME and me: making films about disability to raise awareness

Disabled writer and actor Thom Jackson-Wood, who has ME, talks to Disability Horizons about his films, Awaken and The Black Box, both of which are about disability. Written after frustrations

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Disability and the media: disability in films

In our two-part article about disability and the media, Trailblazers ambassador David Gale shares his thought on the representation of disability on the big screen. Following my recent look at disability

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I’m Spazticus: straight from the horse’s mouth

I’m Spazticus is a new hidden camera prank show from Channel 4, airing in the run up to the Paralympics. As this controversial four-part disability show comes to an end,

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A rising star: Q&A with David Proud

David Proud is an actor from the UK who recently starred in the BBC’s hit drama Eastenders. David joins a select band of actors with a disability to have portrayed