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About us

We support individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. Led by people with experience of disability, we are at the heart of local life — opening doors to opportunity, choice and support in communities around the globe.

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Contact us

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Press and media

We work with journalists and media platforms to ensure that disability is represented in the news. 

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Our people

Find out more about the people who work for and support our organisation.

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Our history

On 22 May 1948, former RAF pilot Leonard Cheshire took a dying man, who had nowhere else to go, into his home.