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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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PPE supply problems remain despite national efforts

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire reports on the low supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for disabled people during the Covid-19…

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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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Coronavirus UK: recovery brings an opportunity to right the wrongs for disabled people

As the coronavirus pandemic slows in some countries and the lockdown in the UK continues, disabled writer Paul Cann looks…

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Study shows assistance dogs improve the mental health of disabled young people

A research project conducted by the University of Sheffield and Canine Partners has found assistance dogs improve the mental health…

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Crip Camp: a documentary that celebrates the disability revolution

Netflix's Crip Camp is a documentary focussing on the disabled campers of Camp Jened who fought for the civil rights…

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IPC confirms Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games postponement

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games have been postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19. Read on to find out…

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Positive disability stories you might have missed in March 2020

Looking for a fun, light-hearted and entertaining story to put you in a good mood during these testinng times? Check…

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UK Government announces £30 million investment for Changing Places toilets

The UK government have said it will boost funding for Changing Places toilets to £30 million and make Changing Places…

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Disabled boy takes on the 20 in 2020 challenge to raise money for local sports club

Twelve year old Phoenix, who has Cerebral Palsy, sight loss and a learning disability, is taking on the 20 in…

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