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Step into the irreverent world of disabled cartoonist Crippen aka Dave Lupton, who has been in the vanguard of disability arts movement for more years than he cares to mention. His work has appeared in mainstream press, on TV and film and is now probably the best Disabled cartoonist in the world!

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26 November 2014

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If you’ve been listening to the likes of Iain Duncan Smith (IDS), Esther McVey, Lord Freud and of course David Cameron, you’ll be forgiven for thinking that everything in the disability garden was coming up roses. They claim that the changes that they are making to the benefits system are all designed to help genuine disabled people get the financial assistance that they need, and at the same time weed out the imposters who are responsible for bankrupting this country [sic]. Well,...

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21 November 2014

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Something that most disabled people have been aware of for some time now has been the change in attitude of the Access to Work benefits advisors. Originally set up to assist disabled people to find work and then enable them to keep their jobs, these ATW staff seem hell bent on throwing up as many barriers as they can, rather than working with disabled people to remove them. Now a whistleblower in the Department of Works and Pensions (DWP) has come out of the woodwork and told BBC News of a...

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