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The Download: LGBT, The Archers and de-cluttering

The Download: LGBT, The Archers and de-cluttering

In this edition of Disability Now’s discussion show The Download, we find out what the current hot storyline in Radio 4’s The Archers has to do with disabled people. Does being disabled and LGBT mean you fight a battle on two fronts?  And what benefits can be derived from de-cluttering your life? Presenter Paul Carter … Continue reading The Download: LGBT, The Archers and de-cluttering

Parental pride in not being normal

Parental pride in not being normal

Disabled children should be praised for their difference and not congratulated on their apparent normality, says disabled mother Jane Renton. Normal has always been a synonym for acceptable, and so it is when your disabled children don’t look disabled. Complete strangers feel entitled to remark that children are lucky to appear normal. It’s not just … Continue reading Parental pride in not being normal