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Top award for disability campaigner Adam

AWARD-winning actor Adam Pearson was given a top honour for his campaigning achievements to destigmatise prejudice against people with disability and disfigurement – and then quickly handed back a few pearls of wisdom to graduates at the University of Brighton.

Queen Mother pictures among 80-year history of disability

AN ONLINE library of thousands of pictures depicting disability over the past 80 years is now open for viewing.

Thousands of disabled pupils miss out on eye tests

THOUSANDS of vulnerable children with disabilities are missing out on crucial eye care – despite the high risk of sight problems.

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.

New competition for autistic artists

PEOPLE of all ages with autism are being given a chance to show off their creative talents by entering a new national competition focusing on art and technology.

Internet’s shock disability figures

DISABLED people are less likely to have used the internet than non-disabled people in every age group, according to a new report from the Office for National Statistics.

Only four in ten disabled people use the Internet

ONLY four in ten of disabled people use the internet – and the majority of websites continue to fail to meet the legal minimum standards of accessibility.

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