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Dan Slipper Dan Slipper | 15:44 UK time, Monday, 18 April 2011

We've scoured the news media and the social networks to bring you the top trending and most enlightening stories online and offline this week.

There is a new Rough Guide To Accessible Britain which explores Family Days Out. There is also a handy blog.

A blind girl's Justin Bieber fever has become one of the most popular trending videos on Youtube.

Elsewhere on Youtube the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists has created a comic video about Accessibility called The Audition:

There is a brand new website about accessible gardens which includes a directory of gardens open to the public written by people with disabilities for people with disabilities.

The Home Office are consulting on proposals to help more disabled people to access elected positions.

The pro Robin Hood Tax blog meets Broken of Britain's Kaliya Franklin who throws around some interesting 'cuts' statistics.

Jono Lancaster, who has Treacher Collins syndrome, explores whether his hereditary disability should stop him and his partner from having a child in a BBC Magazine article and a documentary on BBC Three.

What do you think should get onto our radar? Tell us in the comments below or via our social media.


  • Comment number 1.

    perhaps you should have scoured the "news media" to see what they AREN'T reporting re disability too and ask questions about why not.. perhaps they should then scour it again and see where there is bias and ask the "news media" to report on that bias ?



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