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Sensory toys for autism: new business aims to raise awareness of autism

We speak to a couple who, inspired by their autistic son, set up a business that not only sells sensory toys for children and adults with autism, but also aims to donate profits to charity and raise awareness of autism.

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Tips for new disabled students from successful graduate Chloe Tear

AccessAble shares top tips from graduate Chloe Tear, who has cerebral palsy, on how to have the best experience as a disabled student. Also, discover how AccessAble can help you prepare for university.

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How one man found his passion and work through the Work and Health programme

Have you heard of the UK Work and Health Programme? Find out how it helped one disabled writer with epilepsy find the confidence, after a number of knock backs, to become an independent writer.

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New figures show an increase in disabled people supported by Access to Work

New figures from the DWP show a record number of disabled people being supported by the Access to Work scheme. Find out more on the statistics and how the Access to Work scheme can benefit you.

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Sir Stelios pledges more prize money for disabled entrepreneurs

Are you a disabled entrepreneur that owns their own business? Why not enter the Stelios Awards UK, in partnership with disability charity Leonard Cheshire. You could win £5,000, £10,000 or even £30,000.

11% of business leaders are apprehensive about recruiting disabled people to senior positions

A poll reveals a majority of business leaders are apprehensive about recruiting disabled people to a senior position. Find out more on the research and the launch of a toolkit that supports employers to improve the representation of disabled people in senior roles.

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Disability activist Simon Stevens: I’m disabled, I’m gay and I’m controversial

Disability campaigner and consultant Simon Stevens talks about his life and work, and why he believes everyone has the right to be happy and be themselves – no matter what other people think.

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Evenbreak: Busting myths about disabled people in the workplace

Jobs website, Evenbreak, which lists jobs for disabled people, is campaigning to highlight how valuable disabled talent is and busting myths about disabled people in the workplace.

Career development programme for disabled employees – apply NOW

Business Disability Forum is delighted to be able to offer new career development courses specifically designed for disabled people. Find out more to see whether it’s right for you and learn how you can enrol onto the course.

Disability Smart Awards 2019 open for entries

The Business Disability Forum’s Disability Smart Awards 2019 are open to entries. Find out about the awards, this years categories and how to enter.