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Podcast: Is fashion accessible enough?

As London Fashion Week 2020 comes to a close, we wanted to take the time to showcase some of the emerging talent that is working to make the fashion and beauty industry more inclusive and diverse. In the latest episode of our podcast, The Disability...

Podcast: Social care with Frances Ryan

In this episode of our podcast, The Disability Download, Cathy chats to award-winning journalist and campaigner, Frances Ryan. Frances published her book ‘Crippled: Austerity and the demonization of disabled people’ in 2019. She chats about austerity...

Eric Clapton & Friends: A tribute to Ginger Baker concert

Missed out on buying tickets to Eric Clapton’s sell-out concert to celebrate the life of his friend and bandmate Ginger Baker? There’s still a chance of getting your hands on some through our charity auction.

Peter and Mirriam's story

Peter Bwale lives in Zambia where he enjoys a loving and happy relationship with Mirriam Moyo. But myths and misconceptions in Zambia mean people with disabilities experience negative attitudes in health centres when it comes to sex and relationships...

10 disabled entrepreneurs

Each year, we team up with the Stelios Philanthropic Foundation to run a competition for disabled entrepreneurs to win funding for their businesses from easyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou. In 2019, 10 entrepreneurs won prizes ranging from £5...

Podcast: The impact of assistive technology

In this episode of our The Disability Download podcast, we’re talking all things assistive tech. Listen to our Director of Assistive Technology, Steve Tyler, tell us about the latest developments in technology, while tech blogger Glen Turner chats...

Five amazing fundraisers

We've had a brilliant 2019! To celebrate here are just five of our favourite fundraising moments.