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A legacy to stand on?

After the London 2012 Paralympic Games, has anything changed in the daily lives of disabled people?

article 26 October 2012
How a sweet shop is changing attitudes to disability
How a sweet shop changed attitudes to disability (The Shop)
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From bonbons to bullying, rhubarb and custard to rooting out prejudice. In the last of our A legacy to stand on? reports, Katie Razzall visits a sweet shop in Kettering run by disabled school kids.

article 24 October 2012 UK
'Blade runner' not reality for most amputees
'Blade runner' not reality for most amputees (Getty)

Paralympians like Oscar Pistorius inspired the world. But for many amputees, the reality is different, as Paralympic presenter Daraine Mulvihill finds out for our 'A legacy to stand on?' series.

video 25 October 2012 UK
Benefit cuts threaten Paralympic sports stars

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Half a million people are to be taken out of benefit and that will affect disabled sports people as much as others. Keme Nzerem has been hearing their views.

article 23 October 2012 UK
Paralympics presenter on flying 'nightmare'
Paralympics presenter on flying 'nightmare'.

Paralympics presenter Sophie Morgan finds that air travel remains difficult, humiliating and even impossible for disabled travellers, in the latest in our series: A legacy to stand on?

article 22 October 2012 UK
A legacy to stand on? Tormented for being disabled
Disability hate crime (Getty)
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As Channel 4 News begins a week of special reports into disability, one victim tells of having his mobility scooter set on fire and of youths trying to tip him out of his wheelchair.

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article 31 October 2013 World, Uganda
Ade Adepitan Uganda basketball team
How aid is changing disabled people's lives in Uganda

After seeing the difference aid makes to the lives of disabled people in Uganda, Channel 4's Ade Adepitan is lobbying for disability rights to be included in the UN's millennium development goals.

video 09 December 2012 World, United States

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Wheelz, the Nitro Circus and leaping the pain gap - video

Keme Nzerem meets the wheelchair motocross sensation Aaron "Wheelz" Fotheringham on his first European tour, with the Nitro Circus. Watch the amazing video.

post 09 December 2012
Wheelz and the biggest ramps he can find

Can a wheelchair really jump a 50ft ramp just like a BMX? It's a question few would have bothered pondering a few months ago. Well, yes it can.

article 21 November 2012 UK
Young disabled people campaigning to life live to the full (Getty)
by Young disabled people campaigning to live life to the full

A group of young disabled people launch their all party parliamentary group report on issues affecting them. Katie Razzall was there for Channel 4 News.

article 31 October 2012 UK
Blunkett: I've had problems flying too (videograb)
Blunkett: I've had problems flying too

Last week, easyJet told Sophie Morgan she couldn't fly alone because she uses a wheelchair. Ex-home secretary David Blunkett advises the airline on accessibility - watch what happened when they met.