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Travel by Sound: “Blind Man Roams the Globe”

Travelling with a disability is often pretty hilarious, or difficult, depending on your luck and your point of view. But it also means you experience the places you’re in differently. Peter White, a journalist from the UK, has done a … Continue reading

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In the UK, are attitudes towards disabled people getting worse?

Jenny Morris, one of the stalwarts of the disability rights movements in the UK, has written an important post on the difference in attitudes towards disabled people in 1992 and 2015. Both of these are election years, and Morris compares … Continue reading

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Choice and Disability Policy: give people choices, and try to change them

Independence doesn’t mean doing everything yourself, it means having your own choices. The point is that independent people have control over their lives, not that they perform every task themselves. Independence is not linked to the physical or intellectual capacity … Continue reading

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