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Disney Parks in court over disabled access violations

A lawsuit has been filed against Disney Parks over disability access violations whereby people with autism and learning disabilities no…

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Entertainment & Culture

Ade Adepitan MBE to be made a patron of learning disability theatre group Blue Sky Actors

Former Paralympian and TV presenter Ade Adepitan is to be made a patron of learning disability theatre group Blue Sky…

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Relationships & Sex

Navigating the ‘sex talk’ with your disabled teen

Navigating the 'sex talk' with any teenager is tricky. But this can particularly be the case if they have a…

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Entertainment & Culture

8 books with a disabled character as the lead or focus of the story

It's rare that you see a disabled character in a novel, let alone as the lead. Our writer, Raya, rounds…

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Lifestyle

Promoting mental health for people with learning disabilities

Mental health is something we all need to keep in check. But, if you have a learning disability, it's can…

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The real effect of austerity on people with learning disabilities

Back in October, after Theresa May promised an end to austerity, we ran an article on a new book, Austerity’s…

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Work & Education

Step and Stone: a Bristol-based bakery training people with learning disabilities

Disabled people are twice as likely to be unemployed as non-disabled people, and only one in every 16 people with…

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Living through austerity with a learning disability

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

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Work & Education

Learning disabilities represented on New Year’s Honours List

36-year-old Scott Watkin, an eye care and vision development officer for the charity SeeAbility, is one of this year’s deserving…

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Relationships & Sex

The Traffic Life Game: making talking about tricky situations easier

Earlier this year we heard about the new board game, Removing Barriers, which aimed to help people and businesses understand…

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