Disability

Ralph and Katie: ‘I said from day one we were going to change the world’
TV

Ralph and Katie: ‘I said from day one we were going to change the world’

On-screen representation allied with behind-the-scenes inclusion makes BBC1’s Ralph & Katie a giant leap forward for British television. The cast and crew of the series, which follows the young couple with Down’s syndrome, explain how they are smashing glass ceilings and preconceptions

Disability cost of living payment: How much is it, who gets it and when will it hit bank accounts?
Cost of living crisis

Disability cost of living payment: How much is it, who gets it and when will it hit bank accounts?

Here’s all you need to know about the disability cost of living payment – including who’s eligible, how to claim it and when it will hit bank accounts

£150 cost of living disability payment is not enough, charities warn
Cost of living crisis

£150 cost of living disability payment is not enough, charities warn

Charities have called on the government to double its support package for disabled people as the cost of living crisis worsens.

‘Using less energy isn’t an option’: Disabled people set to be hit hardest when bills soar again
Energy bills

‘Using less energy isn’t an option’: Disabled people set to be hit hardest when bills soar again

‘There’s no support for us at all’: The realities of caring for a disabled child during a heatwave
Heatwave

‘There’s no support for us at all’: The realities of caring for a disabled child during a heatwave

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The south London café helping people with learning difficulties into work
Hospitality

The south London café helping people with learning difficulties into work

‘A landmark moment’: Arthur Hughes on being the first disabled actor to play Richard III at the RSC
Theatre

‘A landmark moment’: Arthur Hughes on being the first disabled actor to play Richard III at the RSC

The government says it’s too expensive to give disabled people in fire risk blocks evacuation plans
Fire safety

The government says it’s too expensive to give disabled people in fire risk blocks evacuation plans

Disabled people are ‘being hit harder by the cost of living crisis’
Cost of living crisis

Disabled people are ‘being hit harder by the cost of living crisis’

Then Barbara Met Alan – a revolutionary love story
TV

Then Barbara Met Alan – a revolutionary love story

Scrapping free tests and Covid sick pay labelled an ‘act of national self-sabotage’
Covid-19

Scrapping free tests and Covid sick pay labelled an ‘act of national self-sabotage’

MPs win fight to make disability benefits research public after DWP refusal
welfare system

MPs win fight to make disability benefits research public after DWP refusal

Disabled people are speaking out about Travelodge’s accessible room policy
Disability

Disabled people are speaking out about Travelodge’s accessible room policy

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DWP faces High Court battle over ‘morally bankrupt’ legacy benefits rule
welfare system

DWP faces High Court battle over ‘morally bankrupt’ legacy benefits rule

Disabled workers paid £3,458 less per year than non-disabled colleagues, research finds
Employment

Disabled workers paid £3,458 less per year than non-disabled colleagues, research finds

‘Do it for the children’: Families plead with Sunak to reverse universal credit cut
Social Justice

‘Do it for the children’: Families plead with Sunak to reverse universal credit cut

‘We matter less than others’: Disabled people protest after missing out on Covid support
Social Justice

‘We matter less than others’: Disabled people protest after missing out on Covid support

Masks may be going, but hidden disabilities aren’t so easily cast aside
Health

Masks may be going, but hidden disabilities aren’t so easily cast aside

Millicent Simmonds: ‘People with disabilities don’t need to be saved’
TV

Millicent Simmonds: ‘People with disabilities don’t need to be saved’

‘We always seem to lose out’: How Covid-19 has hit jobs for disabled people
Employment

‘We always seem to lose out’: How Covid-19 has hit jobs for disabled people

This teenage boy is teaching sign language to 15,000 people in lockdown
Activism

This teenage boy is teaching sign language to 15,000 people in lockdown

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