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Finding friends through work

Nicola lives at Arlesey, a supported living service which allows disabled people to live as independently as they choose in a place of their own.

A growing business for Julius

Our Livelihoods projects offer support and training services to disabled people and employers across Africa and Asia, and campaign for better disability awareness. As part of these projects, we supported Julius from Uganda. This is his story.

Changing the attitudes of a community

Seven year-old Avina Amos lives in Fufu Village in Chamwino District Council, Tanzania. Avina was born with spina bifida. She became partially paralysed in her legs and hands from surgical complications.

My experience applying for PIP

Mark told us about his experience of switching from Disability Living Allowance to Personal Independence Payment.

Sport and inclusion

To celebrate Learning Disability Week, Neil talks about the importance of this year's theme — sport and inclusion.

Wheeling Away: Rob Trent’s football odyssey

Nick Bishop speaks to disabled football fan Rob Trent about attending games as a wheelchair user – from perching on the old Wembley steps to travelling on the train with lab rats.