Disability

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Disabled people need more help to live, not to die | Jane Campbell
I have a progressive condition myself, and I believe the assisted dying bill would harm far more people than it would help

Jane Campbell

22, Oct, 2021 @12:28 PM

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Channel 4 subtitles to remain unavailable until mid-November
Campaigners voice anger at continued outage of access services that also include signed broadcasts

Hannah J Davies

19, Oct, 2021 @12:24 PM

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Police enabling violence and exploitation against people with disability, report finds
‘Inadequate’ police response fails to protect people with a disability, whether they were victims, witnesses or alleged offenders, royal commission says

Christopher Knaus

19, Oct, 2021 @7:06 AM

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Candoco Dance Company review – it all just works, beautifully
Fascinating in its form, enigmatic in its meaning, this double bill is full of delights

Sanjoy Roy

17, Oct, 2021 @11:01 PM

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‘We know they can do it when it suits them’: theatre became more accessible during Covid. Will it last?
Doors may be open again, but some theatres remain inaccessible for disabled audiences. Online performances have helped – but many have already stopped streaming

Lucy Webster

15, Oct, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Disabled woman to take DWP to court over ‘immoral’ automatic benefit deductions
Helen Timson says third party deductions scheme can leave many without enough money to buy food

Patrick Butler Social policy editor

14, Oct, 2021 @6:46 PM

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FA aims to be ‘beacon for society’ as it reveals first disability football plan
The FA has pledged to increase the number of people playing disability football in England by 50% in three years

Paul MacInnes

14, Oct, 2021 @12:24 PM

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Liverpool teacher shortlisted for $1m global teacher prize
David Swanston, who has pioneered new ways of teaching sports to visually-impaired children, is in final shortlist of 10 for award

Rachel Hall

14, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Disability pension rules leave thousands with cancer on $44 a day
Patients left languishing on jobseeker until disease is ‘fully treated’ – and diagnosis is terminal

Luke Henriques-Gomes Social affairs and inequality editor

09, Oct, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Southampton finally sign up to diversity code as FA announces new targets
Southampton have ended their status as the only Premier League club not signed up to the Football Association’s football leadership diversity code with a call for authorities to do more on inclusion

Paul MacInnes

08, Oct, 2021 @7:06 AM

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Actor Renu Arora: ‘I saw my leg go under the bus and thought I was dead and gone’
Four years ago, she was involved in a horrific accident. Little did she know it would leave her uniquely prepared to play a noblewoman hit by a falling elephant in the RSC’s new Christmas musical

Claire Armitstead

05, Oct, 2021 @3:00 PM

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‘We find our talent in unusual ways’: the revolutionary circus of Extraordinary Bodies
From first kisses to lockdown days, a cast of disabled and non-disabled performers lay their personal lives on the line in a moving new show, Human

Ammar Kalia

05, Oct, 2021 @10:14 AM

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