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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.

The power of the dragons . . .

A COMPANY that is producing stylish and practical living aids for disabled people has seen its sales soar by more than 70% since appearing on BBC TV’s Dragons’ Den.

More disabled workers face discrimination at the DWP

THE number of disabled civil servants who have faced discrimination within the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has risen by nearly a quarter in just a year, according to new figures.

Disability minister to open jobs conference

DISABILITY minister Justin Tomlinson is to open the Business Disability Forum’s 2016 conference which focuses on recruitment and retention of disabled employees.

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.

Channel 4 to have more disabled people on and off screen

CHANNEL 4 has launched a special Year of Disability in 2016 package to increase the number of disabled people on and off screen.

TUC calls for action on disability equality in new manifesto

THE TUC has published its manifesto to promote equality for disabled people and challenge discrimination against them.

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