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Disability hacks and gadgets to make your life easier

Disabled blogger and wheelchair user Ross shares his blog post on disability hacks and gadgets to make your life easier. Find out whether these products could help you live more comfortably and independently too.

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Disability activist Simon Stevens: I’m disabled, I’m gay and I’m controversial

Disability campaigner and consultant Simon Stevens talks about his life and work, and why he believes everyone has the right to be happy and be themselves – no matter what other people think.

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Stroke survivor turned blogger, public speaker and podcast star

Martin Warrillow was only 49 when he had a stroke. After going through recovery, he decided to help other stroke survivors and their families in similar situations, and make others aware of the causes of stroke.

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Using writing as a way to free yourself and increase disability awareness

Blogger Rebecca Sullivan uses her writing as a way to express her experiences of living with cerebral palsy. Find out how she got into writing and how it has helped her to grow in confidence and deal with her disability,

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Nearly 40% of disabled people we surveyed experienced hate crime online

37% of the 250 disabled people we surveyed experienced disability hate crime online. Worryingly, 36% of those who were targeted told nobody. We want people to be better protected against disability hate crime online.

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2030 and Counting: empowering young disabled people

Find out about how Leonard Cheshire’s ‘2030 and Counting’ campaign is empowering young disabled people across the world by helping young disabled people become reporters making a difference.

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How to make new friends when you have a disability

We hear from blogger Alison Hayes, who has Functional Neurological Disorder, on how to make friends if you have a disability or disabling condition. Find out how you can widen your friendship circle and meet people like you.

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How disabled actress and activist Diana Elizabeth Jordan is creating change for other disabled artists

Diana Elizabeth Jordan is a disabled actress and activist. She’s been working in the industry for most of her life and is keen to create change for other disabled actors, as well as change society’s perception of disability.

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How the Access Card scheme can help you convey your needs

A scheme in the UK is continuing to support disabled people in disclosing their needs to providers in an easy and dignified manner. The Access Card simply translates a persons’

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Disabled model Samanta Bullock on how to love your body

Model and para-athlete Samanta Bullock shares her blog post about why all disabled people should learn to love their bodies, no matter what. Read on for her tips to help