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Brain implant restores partial vision to six blind people

Technology has partially restored the sight of six blind people. With electrodes implanted into the visual cortex of the brain and their eyes bypassed, a video camera attached to glasses displays the footage.

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Cake shop chain admits access failings and makes immediate changes

Cake shop chain Konditor admits access failings after a disability campaigner raised concerns. Esther Leighton, co-founder of the disabled-led campaigning organisation Reasonable Access, couldn’t access three of its six stores.

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Disabled people are hardest hit because of changes to the welfare system

A report by the Disability Benefits Consortium, ‘Has welfare become unfair – the impact of changes on disabled people’, looks at how disabled people are hardest hit because of changes to the welfare system.

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How to get involved in Changing Places awareness day

Changing Places awareness day is an annual event on 19 July. Find out more about the campaign and how to get involved in Changing Places awareness day to help campaign for more accessible toilets.

Festival of Inclusive Tennis 2019 – come along, join in and have fun

Festival of Inclusive Tennis 2019 takes place on Saturday 20th July at Cambridge University Sport Centre – inclusive for everyone of all ages and abilities.

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Share your experiences of social care services

CQC and CSA are running surveys to let people share experiences of social care services. Find out how you can have your say in the future of social care.

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Disability Pride Brighton 2019 celebrating inclusion

Disability Pride Brighton 2019 takes place on Sunday 14th July 2019. Find out what’s on, what things there are to do, who the guest speakers are and how you can attend this accessible event.

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United Nations’ Conference highlights importance of collaboration and innovation for disabled people

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire tells us why collaboration and innovation is so important for disabled people, and how a recent United Nation’s event highlighted what more needs to be done to fight for inclusion.

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Jane Campbell on Sir Bert Massie and disability rights today

We talk to Jane Campbell about prominent disability rights activist Bert Massie CBE and his recently launched memoirs. Having worked with Bert, she tells us what he was like and why his work was so important for disabled people.

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Watch the 2019 World Para Swimming for as little as £1

This September the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park will host the World Para Swimming Championships. From the 9th to 15th of September you can watch para swimming for as little as £1.