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Leonard Cheshire
We are Leonard Cheshire – supporting individuals to live, learn and work as independently as they choose, whatever their ability. Chief executive:
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A boxing group is running mixed-ability sessions so disabled and non-disabled people can train.
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A disabled mum claims she is in a desperate situation with no food or electricity after her benefit payments were cut and she was denied Universal credit.
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'Even in Game of Thrones’ fantasy world disabled people are still not good enough.' — .
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Today our policy manager met with to speak about our research that shows 73% of disabled people in the UK have fallen out of the workplace due to their disability.
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Representing today at a productive workshop on research approaches to including young disabled ppl in phys activity. I'm biased but I think my table were the best...
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U.S. Paralympic snowboarder has opened up about the difficulties of finding clothes that flatter her prosthetic leg, explaining that she feels the most self-conscious in a pair of pants.
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Meet the disabled British army veterans aiming to conquer the Himalayas and the world.
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'At school, I was bullied about rugby. I always said I wanted to play for Saints so this is like "wow".' — Josh is one of the inaugural members of learning disability rugby league team, which plays in the Community Integrated Care Super League.
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A new study from us has indicated an alarming rise in digital hate crime against disabled people.
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Health secretary Matt Hancock has vowed to fix a 'broken' system segregating autistic people and people with learning disabilities.
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Our director of global influencing and research is speaking at National Conference, in London, 1-3 June. She’ll be on the panel discussing ‘Leave no one behind: What does it actually mean?’
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Leonard Cheshire May 20
Our CEO takes a look at what the European elections mean for disabled voters ahead of this weeks vote.
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Leonard Cheshire May 20
Want to join us for a woodland challenge for all the family? Sign up today for tenth annual edition of the Hydon Hobble, a fun three mile adventure through beautiful National Trust woodland, on Friday 7 June at Hydon's Ball and Heath, Godalming, Surrey.
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Leonard Cheshire May 20
Chiari malformation: ‘I went from travel-obsessed to bedridden.'
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Leonard Cheshire May 20
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Nick continues to investigate wheelchair access at Premier League football grounds, looking at which are hitting the back of the net when it comes to accessibility, and which need a red card.
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Leonard Cheshire May 20
Too many children in England are being admitted to mental health hospitals unnecessarily, according to a report.
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Leonard Cheshire May 20
'People with autism and learning disabilities are being transported in cages, locked up alone and fed through hatches. Where is the outcry?' — .
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'Disability did not defeat my sporting ambitions.' — .
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Leonard Cheshire May 20
'Disability can be beautiful, but it often means being bitten by the black dog.' — .
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Leonard Cheshire May 20
A young woman in Jersey is sharing her experience of living with a bowel condition to inspire others to do the same.
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