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Peerless Tanni Grey-Thompson

From her childhood in Bridgend South Wales to the chamber of the House of Lords via a host of legendary sporting arenas, Tanni Grey-Thompson has taken something from everything she’s done and her compulsion to go on, to achieve more, remains

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Woman records victory over Atos

Woman records victory over Atos

A disabled woman who waged an online campaign to challenge Atos’s refusal to record her Work Capability Assessment (WCA) says she hopes her small victory encourages people undergoing the test to assert their rights.

 

Alf Morris: death of an ally

Alf Morris: death of an ally

Following the death of Lord [Alf] Morris of Manchester, the first minister for disabled people, activists have been paying tribute to the much-loved politician. His convictions and passionate belief in social justice were instrumental in putting and maintaining rights for disabled people on the political agenda.

 

Out, and proud of what we're for

Out, and proud of what we're for

The current campaigning emphasis on disabled people as vulnerable and benefit dependent robs us of one important thing, says Alan Holdsworth: our pride

 

Doors closed to accessible housing

Doors closed to accessible housing

People’s chances of independent living are being scuppered by an ignorance of accessible housing among providers, in the public and private sectors, a report has found.

 

Feature


Couples: Living, loving, caring

Couples: Living, loving, caring

What’s the truth behind couples where both people are disabled? Penelope Friday talks to several couples, some of whom had both been disabled when they got together, and others who became disabled later in the relationship


Editorial

Confusion from split-screen images

While not specifically calling this penultimate issue a Paralympics special, it does contain a number of features and other pieces relating to the Games. There are also calls here from two of our contributors for the restoration of a sense of pride in us as disabled individuals and as a collective group.