Leonard Cheshire

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Actually I Can: independence and your dreams are possible as a disabled person

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire has launched a campaign called Actually I Can, which encourages disabled people to share their stories…

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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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PPE supply problems remain despite national efforts

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire reports on the low supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) for disabled people during the Covid-19…

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Leonard Cheshire ‘Disabled Looks Like Me’ campaign raises awareness of invisible disabilities

'Disabled looks like me' t-shirts, from disability charity Leonard Cheshire with disabled illustrator Mimi Butlin, are aimed at raising awareness…

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Leonard Cheshire partners with Pets Corner to help young disabled people

Charity Leonard Cheshire has partnered with Pets Corner to run training programmes to help young disabled people develop their confidence…

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Sophie Morgan: how perceptions of disability are changing in Africa

Disability activist and TV personality Sophie Morgan recently visited Africa for disability charity Leonard Cheshire to see how attitudes toward…

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Fashion faux pas: industry cuts out disabled people

In our recent survey with disability charity Leonard Cheshire, we found that 75% of disabled people's needs are not being…

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Sir Stelios pledges more prize money for disabled entrepreneurs

Are you a disabled entrepreneur that owns their own business? Why not enter the Stelios Awards UK, in partnership with…

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More than 70% of disabled people we surveyed say UK attractions lack useable accessible toilets

73% of 280 disabled people we surveyed say UK attractions lack useable toilets with 71% saying they‘d been promised an…

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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…

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