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8 books with a disabled character as the lead or focus of the story

It’s rare that you see a disabled character in a novel, let alone as the hero. Our writer Raya rounds up eight books, many of which have been made into films, with disabled characters as the protagonist or focus of the story.

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Ultimate guide to vitamins and minerals for better well-being

Vitamins and minerals are important for everyone, but this is particularly the case if you're disabled or have a long-term health condition. Read this comprehensive guide for all you need to know to feel better.

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The fashion industry is cutting out disabled people

In our recent survey with Leonard Cheshire, we found that 75% of disabled people’s needs are not being met by UK fashion. 96% of the people we spoke to also believe there isn't enough representation of disability in fashion.

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Banning pavement parking could give freedom to disabled pedestrians

MPs have proposed plans for an outright ban on pavement parking in England to make pavements safer for disabled pedestrians. This would bring the whole of England in line with Scotland and London, where there are already bans.

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TIME IS RUNNING OUT to take our flying survey to help improve it

We want to hear your views and experiences of flying before our survey closed on the 2nd of October so that we can ask the airlines and airports to make flying better for all disabled passengers.

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