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Jane Campbell on Sir Bert Massie and disability rights today

We talk to Jane Campbell about prominent disability rights activist Bert Massie CBE and his recently launched memoirs. Having worked with Bert, she tells us what he was like and why his work was so important for disabled people.

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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 Perry explains how it has created change for disabled people and can still be used today to make society truly inclusive.

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Disability rights: why our collective voice would be much stronger

David Proud, the first disabled actor to join the cast of Eastenders, believes that disabled people have become divided and despondent. He shares his views on how coming together would

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Disability and the welfare state through history: were we on the agenda?

The news is filled with stories of the current state of the welfare system. But what about the history of it? Who did it serve and were the rights of