Disability

Disabled Sports

A disability never stopped anybody in the sporting world. Disabled people There are over eight million disabled people in Britain today. A disabled person is someone who has a physical or mental impairment that affects their day-to-day life. If you’re

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The Paralympics

The Olympics might be over but now it’s time for the Paralympics in Beijing! n2k checks out some interesting facts about the Paralympics and updates you on some of Team GB’s younger members. The Paralympics The Paralympic Games are a

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Guide Dogs

If someone has partially or totally lost their sight, a guide dog can give back a degree of freedom that many people have described as miraculous. So how are they trained? The facts The most widely used breed for guiding

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Living With Cerebral Palsy

Georgina Studd, 16 , from South London, is the overall winner of the Mediabox and Channel 4’s FourDocs Documentary Competition, which gave ten disadvantaged young people aged 13-19 the opportunity to write, direct and produce their own short documentaries. As

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Deaf Raves

If you are deaf and can’t hear the music, how can you go raving? n2k finds out. The stats Taking into account the whole range of hearing impairment – from slightly hard of hearing to profoundly deaf – the Royal National

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Disability: The Facts

There are 8.6 million disabled people in Britain, which is one in seven of the population. Disabled people in the UK are protected in law by the Disability Discrimination Act 1995, which covers people who are disabled now or have

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