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How writing a book helped one man cope with the wild ride that is disability

Jon McVey, who was diagnosed with inclusion body myositis (IBM) late in his life, tells us about his light-hearted book…

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Disabled charities host virtual gigs to raise money during lockdown

With concerts and festivals cancelled and disabled people continuing to isolate, we round up three disability charities that are streaming…

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Turning my passion for films into a career as a disabled film editor

Stephanie Castelete-Tyrrell, who has congenital Muscular Dystrophy, has turned her passion for film and editing into a career as a…

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BBC commissions new factual drama to mark 25th anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act

The BBC has commissioned a new factual programme about disabled activists Barbara Lisicki and Alan Holdsworth, and the campaigns that…

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Disabled actor David Proud on moving from acting to directing

Disabled actor David Proud, who became known for playing a disabled character in Eastenders, talks to us about moving from…

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Ali Stroker: we speak to the Tony award-winning disabled actress and singer

Ali Stroker made history by becoming the first actress in a wheelchair to win a Tony Award. Find out about…

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BBC Casualty story highlights health inequality for patients with learning disabilities

The BBC medical drama Casualty is set to air the finale of a three-part episode arc, which features the real-life…

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Rosie Jones: comedian, actress and scriptwriter with cerebral palsy

Find out more about disabled comedian Rosie Jones, who started her career as a researcher on The Last Leg and…

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25 FREE things to keep you entertained while in self-isolation

From virtual tours of zoos and museums and screenings of musicals and plays, to podcasts and audiobooks and quizzes and…

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10 things to brighten your day during self-isolation

During the coronavirus outbreak, we need things to brighten our day and make us laugh, espeically if we're fully self-isolating.…

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