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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.

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The Game Changers: fearless disabled women in sport

Find out more about new podcast, The Game Changers, which celebrates extraordinary, trailblazing disabled women in sport. Guests include 11 time Paralympic Champion Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

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One third of disabled people in UK cities would like to start cycling

New report highlights disabled people in urban areas are neglected when it comes to cycling, despite the desire to. Better representation in transport planning, dedicated space for cycling, and access to adapted cycles are key to inclusive cycling.

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World Records for RaceRunners at Cerebral Palsy Sport event

At the Cerebral Palsy Sport Athletics Series in York on Saturday 15th June World Records were achieved by Rafik Solaiman, for the Senior RR3 Male 200m and Thomas Talbot, for

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Disability Motoring UK: how you can help to stamp out disabled parking abuse

Are you often left frustrated by abuse of disabled parking bays? Disabled Motoring UK wants UK supermarkets to stamp out disabled parking abuse. Take its survey to help make a difference.

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Pilot of LEGO® Braille Bricks to develop blind and visually impaired children’s breadth of skills

LEGO is creating LEGO Braille Bricks for blind and visually impaired children to help them learn through play. The LEGO Braille Bricks are currently being trialled across the world and are expected to be on sale next year in 2020.