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The Disability Union: how it can help you to fight for your rights

This week The Disability Union launched, the first union for disabled people, run by disabled people, who will help you…

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Allen Parton: the Royal Navy veteran whose life was saved by his assistance dog Endal

Allen Parton is a 61-year-old Royal Navy veteran who became disabled after a horrific accident in the Gulf War. He…

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5 crafts to keep you busy during lockdown – disabled or not

As we head into the second UK lockdown, Catherine Shepherd, who has Charcot Marie-Tooth, shares inspiration and tips on crafts…

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Gardening jobs for autumn: top tips if you’re disabled

Listen Niki Preston, who has phocomelia and secondary thalidomide, is a keen gardener. She talks about her experiences as a…

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6 misconception about ventilators debunked

Disabled writer, Raya AlJadir, who uses a ventilator, busts 6 myths around ventilators, and explains the different types of ventilator…

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Being blind doesn’t mean you can’t be fashionable

Clare Beetham, who is blind, breaks myths around visually impaired people not being fashionable, and how the fashion industry needs…

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Ade Adepitan on his wheelchair basketball career and becoming a television presenter and author

Ade Adepitan is a former wheelchair basketball player, TV present and author. We speak to him about his life with…

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2 FREE online taster classes to help you change your life

If you're feeling lost or like you need a change, take a look at these two FREE online classes to…

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Cerebral palsy and me: why I wear a helmet with pride

Simon Stevens. who has cerebral palsy, wears a helmet to protect him if he falls. But with what could be…

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Cerrie Burnell: disabled actress, author and TV presenter

Cerrie Burnell is a disabled actress, author and TV presenter best known for being a presenter of the BBC children’s…

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