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Wellbeing & Fitness

Fighting Covid-19: the experience of being in hospital as a disabled person

Debbie Cannon, who has a disability, almost lost her life to covid-19. She has since recovered and wants to share…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Shielding stories: disabled people and their families in extended self-isolation

Our writer Raya, who has been shielding since March, shares the stories of disabled people and their families who have…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Shielding stories: the forgotten isolated who have been in ‘lockdown’ since March

Writer Raya, who has been shielding since March, shares the stories of other disabled people who have stayed in their…

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Travel & Holidays

Disabled people still wary of flying during the Covid-19 pandemic

A second survey by EasyTravelseat of disabled people has revealed that they are still wary of flying during the Covid-19…

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Lifestyle

6 misconception about ventilators debunked

Disabled writer, Raya AlJadir, who uses a ventilator, busts 6 myths around ventilators, and explains the different types of ventilator…

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Work & Education

Bring in ‘Purple Passports’ and extend furlough to stop jobs crisis for disabled people

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire is calling on the Government to extend the furlough scheme for disabled people, and bring in…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

How the face mask exemptions have divided opinion – even between disabled people

Our writer Raya, who can't wear a face mask because of a respiratory condition, looks at the backlash disabled people…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

My experience of having Covid-19 as a disabled person

Lucy Currier, who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, shares her and her family's experience of having suspected Covid-19…

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Lifestyle

What is it like social distancing as a visually impaired person?

Emily Davidson, who is registered blind, shares her thoughts on the challenges for people who are visually impaired when it…

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Travel & Holidays

95% of disabled people won’t travel abroad until there is a vaccine for Covid-19 or we know more about it

Our survey has found that 95% of disabled and chronically ill people won't travel abroad until we know more about…

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