Disability on BBC Online

Information, games, news, resources and video relating to disability

There is a range of disability related content on BBC Online, from the counterparts of BBC Access Services on television (signed, subtitled and audio described programmes), to programmes and exclusively online video featuring disability related topics (listed on the right-hand side of this page). You'll also find a variety of information, entertainment, news and other resources further down this page, under the heading Elsewhere on BBC Online.

BBC Online access services

Making BBC content accessible for all audiences
Kenneth Williams reading from a book

Audio described programmes

Where to watch programmes with audio description on demand

Still from Countryfile with Sign Zone presenter

Signed programmes

Where to watch British Sign Language (BSL) programmes on demand

Still from EastEnders showing subtitles

Subtitled programmes

Information about subtitled programmes on demand

Excerpt from a transcript

Programme transcripts and synopses

Information about transcripts of BBC programmes

Elsewhere on BBC Online

Sections of BBC Online of interest to disabled audiences
Three children

Advice for parents of children with special educational needs

Information and advice for parents or carers


BBC Health

Information and advice about conditions and disabilities

Capture Wales montage

Capture Wales

Watch digital stories relating to disability made by people at BBC Wales workshops around Wales.

Wheelchair athletes competing in the London Marathon

Disability Sport

Coverage of all major disability sport events

Switch device

Games for switch devices

Play kids' games designed for use with switch controls
CBBC games | CBeebies games

Julie McElroy

Julie's Diary

The Beyond Boundaries participant recorded her thoughts about the first wheelchair-led climb up Ben Nevis


Ouch! blog

The BBC's blog about all things related to disability

An iPod speaker dock

Ouch! Disability Talk Show

Download and listen to the Ouch! podcast



Courses and information on using the internet

Programme websites

In Touch

News, views and information for people who are blind or partially sighted

See Hear

Magazine for the deaf community highlighting the issues affecting the community

Something Special

CBeebies programme that uses Makaton signs and symbols. About the show

You and Yours

Listen again to Radio 4's disability affairs coverage - or read the transcripts

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