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BBC TV and Radio this week: harassment of disabled people and being tone deaf

Dan Slipper Dan Slipper | 15:12 UK time, Wednesday, 14 September 2011

A recent inquiry by the Equality and Human Rights Commission revealed systemic institutional failure to tackle the harassment of disabled people. You and Yours on Radio 4 examined what needs to be done to tackle the problem.

Other highlights:

Listen - Radio 4 - In Touch
Peter White explored why navigating iPlayer is still a problem for screen reader users.

Listen - Radio 4 - Caring Too Much
Julie Fernandez, a disabled actor best known for her role in The Office, looked at the complex relationship between disabled child and parent carer.

Listen - Radio 4 - Am I Tone Deaf?
Author and journalist Sathnam Sanghera asked if being tone-deaf is a medical matter or simply a lack of training.

Listen - BBC Radio London
Vanessa Feltz questioned whether abuse is inevitable if you are disabled.

Catch up with disability radio and TV programmes on the BBC every Wednesday on this blog.

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