disability

Instant Opinion: ‘The worst thing about having coronavirus’
coronavirus test
In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘The worst thing about having coronavirus’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 19 March
19 Mar 2020
Paralysed man walks using mind-reading robotic exoskeleton
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In Brief

Paralysed man walks using mind-reading robotic exoskeleton

Robo-suit hailed as huge step forward for paralysed patients
4 Oct 2019
Google Doodle: what are Tenji blocks?
Tenji blocks, tactile paving
In Brief

Google Doodle: what are Tenji blocks?

Search engine honours Seiichi Miyake, the inventor of tactile paving
18 Mar 2019
Thousands of disabled people ‘wrongly stripped of benefits’
Disability benefits
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Thousands of disabled people ‘wrongly stripped of benefits’

Their money was stopped despite them having ‘good reason’ for not attending consultations
21 Dec 2018
Student union votes to replace clapping with ‘jazz hands’
Clapping, applause, hands
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Student union votes to replace clapping with ‘jazz hands’

Manchester University student union passes motion to introduce ‘more inclusive forms of expression’
2 Oct 2018
Disabled 10-year-old boy asked to ‘prove’ disability by Jet2
Jack Johnson
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Disabled 10-year-old boy asked to ‘prove’ disability by Jet2

The mother of Jack Johnson said he was left distressed after they were asked for evidence of his Duchenne muscular dystrophy
3 Aug 2018