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We speak to Marsha De Cordova, Shadow Minister for Disability

Labour MP and Shadow Minister for Disability Marsha De Cordova, is visually impaired due to the condition nystagmus, which causes the eyes…

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Work & Education

Oi’ disabled! No Job? That’s your own fault

According to the Papworth Trust, by the age of 26, disabled people are four times more likely to be out of…

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Work & Education

Clarity: employing visually impaired and disabled people

We all know that finding a job when you’re disabled can be a hard slog, made harder by unaccepting attitudes…

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Work & Education

The Four Biscuits: a bakery run by women with Down’s syndrome

At the start of Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week and ahead of Worlds Down’s Syndrome Day on 21st March, we hear…

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DHorizons video

VIDEO interview: how to find a job if you’re disabled

In our latest video interview, Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley talks to Jane Hatton, who runs Evenbreak, a job site dedicated…

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Work & Education

Learning disabilities represented on New Year’s Honours List

36-year-old Scott Watkin, an eye care and vision development officer for the charity SeeAbility, is one of this year’s deserving…

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Work & Education

Local authorities: are disabled people being represented?

Local authorities are supposed to represent the mix of people in the local area. With an estimated 13 million disabled…

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Work & Education

Autism: overcoming barriers to work for people on the autistic spectrum

Maxwell Dean, who has autism, explains the challenges people with autism face when applying for jobs, going for interviews, and…

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Where are disability rights in the political agenda?

As the dust settles from the party conferences a few weeks ago, writer Sam Heaton examines what was said, or…

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Work & Education

Being your own boss: top 5 tips

Have you always dreamt of being your own boss? Co-editor Martyn Sibley talks about his experiences of becoming his own…

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