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Disabled people deserve year-round respect

There’s nothing like a countdown to get the heart racing. As a Paralympian, I spent two decades of my life racing the clock, plunging into pools in the small hours to shave seconds off my time, willing my muscles to work harder, faster so that my hand could touch the …

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Trump Orders Student Loan Forgiveness for Disabled Veterans

President Trump signed a measure on Wednesday that seeks to remove the bureaucratic barriers for permanently disabled veterans to qualify for student loan forgiveness, which he said would save 25,000 wounded warriors an average of $30,000. The rollout of the executive action came during the American Veterans national convention in …

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Care worker jailed for repeatedly raping severely disabled man

A care worker who raped a severely disabled man multiple times over the Christmas and New Year period was jailed. Steven Watson carried out the attacks on a man in his 40s who was unable to give consent. The 64-year-old from Dunfermline, Fife, worked for a charity providing care within a residential …

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