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Crippen hears how severely ill patient ordered to leave hospital to attend Job Centre

By Crippen / 2022-01-11
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A coroner has called on the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) to make urgent policy changes after it ordered a disabled patient to leave

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2021: Annual Highlights

By Colin Hambrook / 2022-01-10
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Crippen applauds disabled protesters who are prepared to face prison

By Crippen / 2022-01-02
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Disabled activists Dolly Sen and Ellen Clifford have stated that they are prepared to break the law, and even go to prison, if the government

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Crippen sums up another year under Tory misrule.

By Crippen / 2021-12-24
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Well, there we have it boys and girls. Another year in which the government has continued to erode our rights and smuggle yet more discriminatory

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Crippen hears that Government’s PIP reviewer disagrees with Coffey’s ‘no duty of care’ claim

By Crippen / 2021-12-18
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So, have you got it?! When Boris says that there wasn’t a party at number ten, he means that there might have been a party,

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Experiences with Hidden Impairment

By Will Reynolds / 2021-12-01
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I know what you’re thinking. I’ve mentioned before that I’ve got Cerebral Palsy, one of the most common physical impairments around, so what am I

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Crippen discovers that the Labour Shadow disability team just aren’t interested

By Crippen / 2021-12-01
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Well, now we have it. The reason why the Labour Party seem incapable of offering any challenge to the fiasco that this government have inflicted

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Playing Apart: Autism. Women. Creativity.

By Emma Robdale / 2021-12-01
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The Playing Apart Conference is one of the largest and most expansive expressions of AS female leadership and creativity to be presented worldwide. I was

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100 Meters – This One’s for Dennis

By Richard Downes / 2021-11-19
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It was about 25 years ago that Dennis Queen said ‘Proud, Angry and Strong’. Whilst memory is fuzzy we may have been in Trafalgar

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CRIPtic Arts: Mik Scarlet Podcast Episode 10

By CRIPtic Arts / 2021-11-17
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In the final episode of the CRIPtic Arts Podcast, our host Mik Scarlet reflects on the previous episodes and his discussions with the artists. Mik

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