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Troy Kotsur wins best supporting actor Oscar for Coda

This awards season marked a big milestone for disability representation in the media, with Troy Kotsur becoming the first deaf man to win an Oscar for acting. Read more about the importance of the award in this article from The Guardian.

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Travelling with a disability: Emma Muldoon shares her experience

Travelling can be very fulfilling – whether you want to learn something new, explore a different culture or just have a change of scenery. Here, Emma Muldoon shares her experience of travelling as a wheelchair user and discusses her favourite accessible destinations.

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Fitzpatrick and Knight lead biggest GB Winter Paralympic team since 1994

Menna Fitzpatrick and Millie Knight are to lead the biggest British Winter Paralympic team in nearly 30 years. Read more about the 2022 Paralympic team here.

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Channel 4’s disabled presenting line-up for Winter Paralympics is ‘global first’

In very exciting news, the Winter Paralympic Games will be presented entirely by disabled presenters and pundits on Channel 4's coverage! Read this article by Kerri-Ann Roper from the Press Association for more information on the talented and diverse team.

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Accessible days out for booklovers

Whether you’ve got a passion for poetry or a love of children’s literature, the UK has plenty of attractions to keep bookworms happy. From vast libraries to towns crammed with bookshops, we reveal the top accessible days out for bibliophiles.

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Theatres and Covid-19: How the Show Goes On

Shona Louise is a disability and theatre blogger. As a keen theatre-goer pre-Covid, Shona discusses how you can support the theatres, and stay entertained, during the pandemic.

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25 Years of the Disability Discrimination Act: Past, Present & Future

To mark 25 years of the Disability Discrimination Act, we look at how it started, what it means now, and how the law may need to evolve in the years ahead.

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Keeping connected with our online community

We're temporarily changing how we post on our social media channels to bring some regular positivity and light-hearted enjoyment. Read more here.

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The benefits of audiobooks for people with disabilities and carers

Audiobooks offer an accessible way to read if you find it difficult to hold a book and they’re great for carers. Read on to find out more.

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Shrove Tuesday pancakes with disabled chef James Coke

Here's how to make the perfect sweet and savoury pancake for Shrove Tuesday. Follow this easy to follow recipe created by the disabled chef, James Coke.

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