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Netflix Shows with Disabled Actors and Characters – updated for 2024

We roundup eight of the best TV shows and films with disabled actors and characters available on the Netflix streaming…

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19 animation characters with disabilities

Have you seen many disabled characters in kids' films or animations? Our writer Raya has rounded up 10 characters with…

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Alex Brooker: disabled journalist, comedian and co-host on The Last Leg

We speak to disabled TV presenter, journalist and comedian Alex Brooker. He is best known for being co-host on the…

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Top TV talent back first BBC Writersroom’s open call for disabled writers

Top TV writers and actors Rose Ayling-Ellis, Ruth Madeley and Jack Thorne have thrown their support behind a new BBC…

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Dare to Dance: Strictly’s Amy Dowden hosts her own dancing show

Strictly professional Amy Dowden is now hosting her own TV dancing show, Dare to Dance.

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Strictly Come Dancing seek a wheelchair dancer for new series

The BBC show Strictly Come dancing is reportedly looking for a celebrity wheelchair dancer to partner one of the professionals…

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TV Access Project: a coalition of broadcasters pledge to make the TV industry more accessible for disabled talent

The TV Access Project (TAP) is a coalition of 10 of the UK’s biggest broadcasters and streamers who have pledged…

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Inside Our Autistic Minds: Chris Packham helps give autistic people a voice in a new documentary

In a BBC documentary titled Inside Our Autistic Minds, Chris Packham meets autistic people from across the UK and helps…

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6 influential and versatile disabled drag queens you should follow on social media

Disability Horizons shares 6 glamorous, stylish and empowering disabled drag queens you should follow on social media.

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Comedians Johnny Vegas and Sue Perkins open up about their ADHD diagnosis

British comedians and TV personalities Johnny Vegas and Sue Perkins recently announced they’ve been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder…

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