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Why investing in social care could boost the economy by helping disabled people be independent

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire has found that social care could generate between £6 billion to £20 billion for the economy…

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Why we need to put young disabled people at the heart of the response to Covid

Leonard Cheshire explains how young disabled people across the world have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

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71% of disabled people are unlikely to use the courts to challenge inaccessibility

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire has found that 71% of disabled people are unlikely to use the courts to challenge inaccessibility,…

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Social Model of Disability: who, what and why

Have you heard of the Social Model of Disability? Do you identify with it and use it? Disabled journalist Fleur…

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The great plastic straw debate: how will it affect disabled people

Listen As Christmas parties get underway and drinks are in abundance, we take a look at the ban of a…

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8 disability rights activists changing the world for disabled people

Listen The rights that we as a disabled community have – and may even take for granted – have been…

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Living through austerity with a learning disability

Listen As Theresa May promises to end austerity, we hear from the author of Austerity’s Victims, a book that looks…

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

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

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