disability representation

Entertainment & Culture

The Last Leg: how the show still promotes positive disability representation

Emma Shepherd talks about how The Last Leg has promoted positive disability representation since it's launch during the 2012 Paralympics.

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Work & Education

How the media is changing the landscape for disability and inclusion

Disabled journalist, Michael McEwan, talks about how the media is starting to make a difference with disability and inclusion and…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Learning to accept and embrace my disability

Listen Freddie Stebbings, who recently came on board to work across our social media channels, talks about his experiences of…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Olu Fadipe: how I want to be a role model for men with facial disfigurement

Olu Fadipe, who has Cystic Hygroma and facial disfigurement, tells us about his struggles as a child and how he…

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Entertainment & Culture

Representation of disability in popular culture in 2020 – where are we now?

Emma West, who worked at the BBC for more than a decade, looks at the representation of disability in popular…

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Lifestyle

Blogger Lucy Reynolds on perceptions and the representation of disability

Dr Lucy Reynolds PhD, who is a blogger, public speaker and disability advocate with cerebral palsy, talks about how her…

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Entertainment & Culture

James Martin: an award-winning actor with Down’s Syndrome

James Martin is a 28-year-old actor with Down’s Syndrome from Belfast. He played the lead role in the BBC TV…

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Entertainment & Culture

Turning my passion for films into a career as a disabled film editor

Stephanie Castelete-Tyrrell, who has congenital Muscular Dystrophy, has turned her passion for film and editing into a career as a…

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Entertainment & Culture

Disabled actor David Proud on moving from acting to directing

Disabled actor David Proud, who became known for playing a disabled character in Eastenders, talks to us about moving from…

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Entertainment & Culture

Portrait Positive campaign aims to redefine beauty standards of disability

We spoke with Stephen Bell, creator of Positive Portrait. With photographer Rankin, he has featured 16 women with facial disfigurements…

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