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This is why we worked with young disabled people as part of our In Touch project, to create greater and easier to access information and resources so you can make informed, safer choices about the sex you choose to have (which might be not having sex at all).

Last week we took our #MakeCareFair campaign to Parliament. We are calling for MPs to support good quality social care and an end to 15 minute personal care visits. 

Our Future Choices programme worked with the people living in our services to drive the work we do.

We caught up with Judy and Professor Nora Groce, Director of the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre at UCL, to hear about their respective celebrated careers in the realm of disability, their friendship, and what they see for the future of disability inclusion.

In the next edition of Nikki's diary, she tells us about her last race before the Gold Coast.

Anderson Gitonga is the CEO of United Disabled Persons of Kenya and a co-investigator of the Bridging the Gap research project.

Charlotte V. McClain-Nhlapo, Global Disability Advisor to the World Bank, addresses the solutions to the challenges raised by the Bridging the Gap research. 

We recently co-hosted a Twitter chat with Everyday Ableism to ask about different social care experiences. 

Nikki Emerson, Team England athlete and Can Do Sport ambassador, begins her Commonwealth Games Diary. The wheelchair racer started her road to Gold Coast 2018 with an impressive third place at The Big Half.

The bubbly 26-year-old is an ambassador for Leonard Cheshire’s new Can Do Sport programme, which encourages young disabled people to get active and campaigns to remove barriers to participation in sport.


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