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Disability charity celebrates the art and creativity of disabled people

Disability charity Livability recently ran an exhibition to showcase art, crafts, metal works, textiles and painting from disabled people across the Livability community.

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Social Model of Disability: who, what and why

Have you heard of the Social Model of Disability? Do you identify with it and use it? Disabled journalist Fleur Perry explains how it has created change for disabled people and can still be used today to make society truly inclusive.

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NORMCORE project showcases clothes made for people living with disabilities

Clothes that are practical for people with a range of disabilities are often lifeless and dull. The NORMCORE aims to break this by creating clothes with and for disabled people that are functional and stylish.

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Nearly 40% of disabled people we surveyed experienced hate crime online

37% of the 250 disabled people we surveyed experienced disability hate crime online. Worryingly, 36% of those who were targeted told nobody. We want people to be better protected against disability hate crime online.

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Disabled model Samanta Bullock launches adaptive clothing line

Disabled model and para-athlete Samanta Bullock is launching an adaptive clothing line for women who use wheelchairs. Find out more about the new adaptive clothing range and how you can shop for it.

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Tips for flying in a wheelchair

Between trying to find a cheap flight, getting to the airport, and going through security, by the time you get to your assigned seat you usually let out a sigh

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The world’s first Paralympic Heritage Centre is now open

Discover the history of the Paralympics at the new Paralympic Heritage Centre, open in Stoke Mandaville, the birthplace of the Paralympic movement. The exhibition is completely accessible to all.

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2030 and Counting: empowering young disabled people

Find out about how Leonard Cheshire’s ‘2030 and Counting’ campaign is empowering young disabled people across the world by helping young disabled people become reporters making a difference.

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L&Q sets out disability inclusion commitment with Evenbreak

Disability confident employer L&Q is working with disability jobs site Evenbreak to help more disabled people get into work. Find out what it’s doing to make its workplace more inclusive to disabled people.

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Help to stop disability hate crime online

We’re working with disability charity Leonard Cheshire to help highlight the issue of disability hate crime online. Help use to make a difference by taking our quick, 5-minute survey.