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How my assistance dogs changed my life
For Assistance Dog Awareness Day, we’re sharing stories from owners about what life is like with an assistance dog. Here, Sîan talks about how her dogs, Arnie and Uri, changed her life.
Assistance dogs are not pets – they are trained professionals
To celebrate Assistance Dog Awareness Day, we’re sharing stories from owners about what life is like with an assistance dog. Rachael talks about how her assistance dog changed her life.
Podcast: Amplifying disabled voices in the media
On this month's episode, disability rights activist Jazz Shaban catches up with BBC Correspondent Gary O'Donoghue. Gary reflects on his own experiences as a journalist and how he feels the media landscape has changed over time.
How Leonard Cheshire's vision is still relevant today
On the 30th anniversary of our founder's death, we look at how things have changed over the years but Leonard Cheshire's vision is still relevant.
Cathy, from Uganda, tells us about what she gained from our employment project.
Coming together, with a click
This is a story about how, through the Digital Buddy programme, a group of exceptional volunteers are helping people like Andrew to connect with the world.
Making young disabled voices heard
The Young Voices programme empowered over 1,200 young people with disabilities across Africa and Asia to build their confidence to advocate for the rights of disabled people to schools, businesses and leaders. Ashura, was one of these young people...
What makes a good employer
We look at how some examples of good practice when employing disabled people and how some employers are giving us hope for the future.
COVID helped me build new friendships and try new things
Amber tells us how the pandemic led to her gaining new friendships and building confidence.
Why we need to talk about Noel Gallagher and disabled cats
After Noel Gallagher's comments following Glastonbury, Joshua Reeves tells us why viewing platforms are essential and how Noel's comments should be seen as a hate crime.