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Social Model of Disability: who, what and why

Have you heard of the Social Model of Disability? Do you identify with it and use it? Disabled journalist Fleur Perry explains how it has created change for disabled people and can still be used today to make society truly inclusive.

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The great plastic straw debate: how will it affect disabled people

As Christmas parties get underway and drinks are in abundance, we take a look at the ban of a common sight at bars and restaurants – plastic straws. But what

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8 disability rights activists changing the world for disabled people

The rights that we as a disabled community have – and may even take for granted – have been fought for by disability rights activists, working tirelessly to help create

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Living through austerity with a learning disability

As Theresa May promises to end austerity, we hear from the author of Austerity’s Victims, a book that looks at the real effects of austerity on people with learning disabilities.

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Oi’ disabled! No Job? That’s your own fault

According to the Papworth Trust, by the age of 26, disabled people are four times more likely to be out of work or not in education than non-disabled people. At the