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Strength through adversity for disabled businessman

Disabled businessman Chris always wanted to own his own business. After becoming paralysed at 18, he feared his dreams were…

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8 misconceptions about cerebral palsy busted

Wheelchair user Ailsa busts 8 misconceptions about cerebral palsy, from assuming that all people with cerebral palsy are intellectually disabled…

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Embracing your postpartum body when you’re disabled

Are you a disabled mum? Do you struggle with body image since having your child? Disabled my Fi Anderson talks…

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Disability Horizons survey reveals how airlines and airports need to improve for disabled passengers

64% of the 265 disabled people we spoke to found it difficult to locate information about flying as a disabled…

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The damaging effect of social media positivity on disabled people

Do you post on social media? Do you follow other disabled people? This World Mental Health Day we're looking at…

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10 celebrities who have struggled with mental health

Mental health issues, from anxiety and panic attacks to depression and bipolar, can all have disabling effects. Here, we've highlighted…

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How autism spectrum disorder made Amanda a poet

Amanda, who never enjoyed writing, found that poetry helped her to understand her diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder three years…

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Disability recognised at the National Diversity Awards 2019

Disabled people and organisations have been recognised at the National Diversity Awards 2019. Find out who made the shortlist and…

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Ultimate guide to vitamins and minerals to support well-being – whatever your disability

Vitamins and minerals are important for everyone, but this is particularly the case if you're disabled or have a long-term…

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Fashion faux pas: industry cuts out disabled people

In our recent survey with disability charity Leonard Cheshire, we found that 75% of disabled people's needs are not being…

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