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71% of disabled people are unlikely to use the courts to challenge inaccessibility

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire has found that 71% of disabled people are unlikely to use the courts to challenge inaccessibility,…

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80% of disabled people have experienced accessibility issues with online streaming services

A survey conducted by Scope has found 80% of disabled people have experienced accessibility issues with online streaming services.

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Face mask exemptions: how to ensure you don’t get fined if you’re exempt

With the new rules around wearing a face mask on public transport in the UK, we detail the face mask…

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Down’s Syndrome actor Tommy Jessop stars in award-winning crime drama Innocence

Tommy Jessop is an award-winning British actor with Down’s Syndrome, who has played in Hamlet, Line of Duty Holby City…

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Disabled people face waits of more than two years for vital home adaptations

Research by Leonard Cheshire and Disability Horizons has found that some disabled people have to wait more than 2 years…

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Celebrating Disability Pride 2020 virtually

Due to COVID-19, Disability Pride events have been moved online. Find out which Disability Pride events are taking place virtually,…

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Disabled filmmaker wins award in Best Shorts Film Competition

Disabled filmmaker Stephanie-Casttelete-Tyrrell has won a prestigious award for her documentary Muscle Warriors at the Best Shorts Film Competition.

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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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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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