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THE DISABILITY PRICE TAG

The disability Price Tag is compiled by SCOPE: CLICK HERE to read their full report. The key findings from the report for disabled people were: On average disabled...

LADY FUCHSIA: WANTING TO PERFORM BUT FIGHTING PREJUDICE

This is the story of Fuchsia Samantha Carter .. known as Lady Fuchsia "I've always loved to perform. When I was between the ages of...

INCLUSION MATTERS: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH EILEEN GRUBBA

INCLUSION MATTERS: AN EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH EILEEN GRUBBA Eileen Grubba is a Hollywood Actress best known for her 'edgy' guest roles in shows such as Sons of...

JACK CARROLL: EATEN BY LIONS

Jack Carroll is a comedian, writer and actor and is probably best remembered as runner up in 2013 on Britain's Got Talent. Born in...

A BIOGRAPHY OF VINCE STASKEL: BORN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY – AN EXTRAORDINARY MAN

Vince Staskel - In his own words "Growing up in the 1950-60s there was no ADA or very much anything physically accessible available to me....

CONVERSATIONS WITH TANNI GREY-THOMPSON

An interview with Tanni Grey-Thompson by Martin Sibley "It's not everyday that I get to meet someone working in the House of Lords. It's also not every...

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HAPPY ON THE OUTSIDE – BUT LIVING WITH AN INVISIBLE DISABILITY

By Hannah Shewan Stevens "I live with an invisible disability. I may look well on the outside, but my conditions are very real and I...

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By Sophie and Beth from 'Our Adaptive World' "We are Sophie and Beth, two girls on wheels, travelling the world one adventure at a time." Sophie "We...

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Tina Weaver is the Chief Executive of the charity 'Wellbeing Of Women'. It is dedicated to improving the health of women and babies, to...

PROMOTING DISABLED PEOPLE

We recently posted an article titled 'Fashion And The Disabled Girl' which has prompted many of our site visitors to tell us how little...

LET’S CONGRATULATE THE NATIONAL THEATRE & SPOTLIGHT

Long overdue but at last a breakthrough! The National Theatre together with Spotlight have compiled a database of Actors with disabilities. We know from our own American correspondent, Hollywood...

DISABILITY IS THE ONE DISCRIMINATION WE ALL SEEM TO IGNORE AND...

Disability Talk has received kind permission from Saira Khan, Steve Wood and the Sunday Mirror to reproduce the following article. Saira Khan admits she rarely encounters disability and wants to change...

THE BODYKIND FESTIVAL

FESTIVAL OF BODY ACCEPTANCE - 13-15 OCTOBER .. TOTNES Bodykind, who are hosting the festival, are a grassroots, non-profit, whole community event organisers, with the aim...

THE WILLIAM MERRITT CENTRE ANNOUNCE NEW ACCESSABILLITY EXHIBITION

The William Merritt Centre are pleased to announce the new name for their annual exhibition is the AccessAbility Exhibition. It will take place on...

CAN I BOOK A CURRY? – OH, AND CAN YOU BUY A RAMP?

A lamb Korma, a portion of pilau rice and a side order of sag aloo. Oh, and a ramp at the entrance to your restaurant please! By Martyn Sibley Here's a strong example of education and...

PERFECTION IS STAGNATION!

By guest contributor Martyn Sibley "Happy New Year to you all! I hope the festive break was relaxing, fun and rejuvenating". "I had a huge realisation over the festive period that I want to share. It's...

CHANGING THE WORLD – WITH MARTYN SIBLEY & AJIT NAWALKHA

By Martyn Sibley "After 18 episodes of interviewing the cream of the crop in disabled talent, I'm tweaking the show's format. There'll still be disabled guests, but not every time". Martyn Sibley "You see, I want to...

BAKING BLIND IN SAN FRANCISCO

Penny Melville-Brown of Hampshire, UK, captures the essence of her Baking Blind world tour in a five minute 'soundscape' video specially designed for other visually impaired people. CLICK HERE to watch But it still has plenty of...

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