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Roll over Beethoven – meet the Beathovens!

IT DIDN'T quite make the Christmas Number One hit single, but the new song from autistic band The Beathovens is certainly hitting all the right notes.

Guitarman Tim’s hook-on Chordelia machine sounds perfect for anyone

MUSIC should be for everyone, no matter what their ability, says guitarist and bee-keeper Tim Rowe, who has come up with a great invention for those with problems using their hands.

Search is on for Britain’s deaf champions

DO YOU know someone who is helping to break down the barriers for deaf and deaf blind people? If so, here's your chance to help them get the recognition they deserve.

Stage is set for more actors with learning disabilities

MORE actors with learning disabilities could be starring on the stage and screen, thanks to a pioneering programme of drama courses taking places across Wales.

Relax – it’s Charlie’s very special show

RELAX! A special performance of the award-winning Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will ensure audience members with autism have nothing to fear.

Okay, kids – here’s a competition just for YOU!

CHILDREN have until the end of the month to enter the British Polio Fellowship's ‘Sowing the Seeds of Hope’ colouring competition, which raises awareness of Post Polio Syndrome.

Get set to be mesmerised . . .

DISABLED actor – and trained hypnotist – Paul Henshall is about to mesmerise audiences in his new starring role at the Edinburgh Fringe.

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