The actors with learning difficulties who are treading the boards
Actors with learning difficulties often struggle to get more than a token role in films or on stage. Now a new play is about to break new ground by giving a woman with Down’s Syndrome a starring role. The play, Joy, has been specially written for actors with disabilities… and without.
Jared O’Mara: ‘Disabled people suffering all over UK’
Jared O’Mara, the newly elected Labour MP for Sheffield Hallam, who has cerebral palsy, discusses disability rights.
UK disability rights criticised by UN inquiry
A United Nations inquiry has accused the government of failing to uphold the rights of disabled people in a whole range of areas, from health and housing to work and education.