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EastEnders' Lisa Hammond reveals abuse she gets for her disability after standing up in soap scenes

The actress is able to walk but is in constant pain due to spinal conditions - meaning she needs a wheelchair to move around

What's life like in Rio de Janeiro with a disability?

It's less than a year until the Paralympic Games begin in Rio. Nikki Fox of the BBC went to investigate what life is like for the disabled people of the city.

Iain Duncan Smith condemned by Papworth Trust for disability slur

The boss of a charity which supports disabled people in Cambridgeshire has said she is "shocked and surprised" by a Conservative cabinet minister's suggestion her clients are "not normal".

‘Disability rights in UK could be violated’ by welfare reforms, UN to investigate

United Nations officials are to visit the UK to investigate whether the government’s controversial welfare reforms are committing “grave violations” of disabled peoples’ human rights.

Hotels missing the mark when it comes to Britain’s bathing habits and accessible tourism

The accessible tourism market is worth a potential £33 billion but many hoteliers are missing out on this business with only a limited number of accessible rooms or offering accessible accommodation that is ‘more akin to a hospital or care home’.

200 days until Disabled Access Day 2016 - what will you do?

Today marks 200 days until the next Disabled Access Day - we hope you're as excited as we are for the 2016 event!

Iain Duncan Smith criticises employers over disability employment gap

Experts welcome emphasis on improving support for jobless disabled people who want to work but say speech was light on detail reports the Guardian

5 Steps Toward Disability Equality

Having a law in place is only the first step in any kind of equality, it’s up to us to keep making progress says Dr. Chester Goad.

Plight of disability hate crime victims in Redbridge

Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me, goes the old saying for children. But when you are a victim of hate crime, the verbal attacks can sting just as much as the physical.

Chester Zoo mistakenly cordons off disabled parking space for disability TV feature

The zoo has apologised for the 'genuine error' on Wednesday