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Ade Adepitan on his wheelchair basketball career and becoming a television presenter and author

Ade Adepitan is a former wheelchair basketball player, TV present and author. We speak to him about his life with…

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Cerrie Burnell: disabled actress, author and TV presenter

Cerrie Burnell is a disabled actress, author and TV presenter best known for being a presenter of the BBC children’s…

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Petition to make audio description available on ALL films, TV programmes and streaming services

A petition has been launched to make audio description (AD) compulsory on all films, TV shows and streaming services. Emma…

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Disabled veterans take on the World’s Toughest Race in a new Amazon Prime series

A team of disabled veterans and civilians are competing in an ultimate adventure to conquer the World’s Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge…

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Briony May Williams: Bake Off semi-finalist and TV presenter who lives with a “little hand”

Briony May Williams is a disabled baker and TV presenter who got to the smi-finals of the Great British Bake…

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80% of disabled people have experienced accessibility issues with online streaming services

A survey conducted by Scope has found 80% of disabled people have experienced accessibility issues with online streaming services.

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BBC commissions new factual drama to mark 25th anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act

The BBC has commissioned a new factual programme about disabled activists Barbara Lisicki and Alan Holdsworth, and the campaigns that…

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BBC Casualty story highlights health inequality for patients with learning disabilities

The BBC medical drama Casualty is set to air the finale of a three-part episode arc, which features the real-life…

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Rosie Jones: comedian, actress and scriptwriter with cerebral palsy

Find out more about disabled comedian Rosie Jones, who started her career as a researcher on The Last Leg and…

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Crip Camp: a documentary that celebrates the disability revolution

Netflix's Crip Camp is a documentary focussing on the disabled campers of Camp Jened who fought for the civil rights…

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