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11,000 Disabled Children Lose Welfare Benefit


More than 11,000 disabled children have lost access to a welfare benefit that is supposed to support them, as officials try to rein in previously-ballooning costs.

Just One Model With a Disability Is Not Enough


Last week, 30-year-old American Horror Story actor Jamie Brewer walked the catwalk at New York Fashion Week.

Disability Rights Group Concerned Over Voluntary Euthanasia


Not Dead Yet convenor Wendi Wicks said there could never be adequate protections for disabled people under voluntary euthanasia legislation.

Car Park Disability Status Disputed


How can you tell when a line has been crossed? It's a question on which two councils cannot seem to agree.