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An increasing proportion of the UK's population is learning to live with the particular challenges that disability brings.
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The majority of people with a disability weren't born with it: it's something they've learned to live with.
For millions of people with physical and mental disabilities, independent living is more than just a dream.
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If you’re a wheelchair user and you are overweight, you can make changes to achieve a healthy weight.
If you're a wheelchair user, getting active regularly will bring you important health benefits.
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Paralympic superhero David Weir talks about his London 2012 success and how he got into wheelchair racing.
If you care for a person with a learning disability, you can help them to achieve a healthy weight.
Kevan Hassall, 42, has motor neurone disease. His health is getting worse, but he explains why he's determined to make every day count.
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If someone has a significant learning disability, these 10 steps can help make their hospital visits a success.
If you're a parent with a disability, help and support is available.
Don't let preconceived ideas about disability hold you back from the world of work.
Many of the UK's big music festivals provide facilities and staff to assist disabled people
How partially paralysed children are being taught fun magic tricks to help develop their hand movement.
Britain's most decorated female Paralympian Sarah Storey talks about sport, disability and winning gold medals in two different sports.
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Paralympian David Roberts says swimming is much more than a sport – it's a life skill.
Do you care for an older relative? Financial, practical and emotional support is available.
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If you care for a disabled relative, there is practical and emotional support available if you need it.
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Keeping fit with a disability is easier than you may think. Fitness instructor Mike Lee explains why exercise is important to help prevent obesity and cardiovascular disease. He also gives tips on how to find the right gym or what to do from home if you don't want to pay for a gym. Also watch other disabled people describe why they want to keep active.
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Media last reviewed: 17/06/2015
Next review due: 17/06/2017
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People are most often diagnosed with multiple sclerosis or MS between the ages of 20 and 40. Everyone reacts differently to diagnosis. In this video people with MS talk about how they responded to their diagnosis.
Media last reviewed: 25/02/2014
Next review due: 25/02/2016
Sisters Charlotte (19) and Chloe (9) describe what it's like growing up with disabled sister Sophie (15), who has cerebral palsy. An expert explains what the most common problems are that children who grow up with a disabled family member face. She talks about their understanding the disability, dealing with it outside the family and the feeling some kids have of not getting enough attention from their parents.
Media last reviewed: 12/09/2014
Next review due: 12/09/2016
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Sinead, 25, a charity worker, has a learning disability. She describes the support she receives in her job and from her family
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