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Everyday moments of joy

In these difficult times, we all feel a little bit uncertain about what the future may bring. But making sure we have small things to look forward to from day to day can make all the difference. Find out what the staff in our care homes have been...

Pandemic won’t knock disability inclusion off course

Our Innovation to Inclusion (i2i) programme embodies the UK Government’s global leadership in disability inclusion. Two years on from the Global Disability Summit (GDS), i2i is making firm strides on the GDS commitment to economic empowerment for...

Mandela’s Story

Touch is an important aspect of day-to-day life for Mandela George Gaya, a student with a visual impairment living in Kenya. But once the coronavirus pandemic hit, social distancing measures and stigma around disability left him feeling like a...

How I learned that #ActuallyICan

Mark's disability doesn't stop him from doing what he wants to do. Here he tells us about how our Change Works programme helped him to gain the confidence to secure a job he loves.

Challenging what people think of disability

Miriam is one of our Change 100 interns. She tells us about her experience working on our t-shirt campaign and why the slogan "Disabled looks like me" is so important to her.

Fighting for an accessible home

We spoke to Angela, who told us how difficult it can be to get an accessible home. She explained why the Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) needs to be more generous and fully fund people with high needs.

Universal design in Inclusive Education

Every child has a right to an education. An education that is inclusive and that values every learner. Amalie Quevedo is part of our International Technical team. She explores how Universal Design is an essential part of inclusive education.