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06/04/2010

Susannah Hancock feels she is being treated differently by a firm of solicitors who require her to have her signature witnessed by another solicitor.

Susannah Hancock is blind and is applying for a new mortgage. She has been required to get her signature witnessed by an independent solicitor and feels angry about this. Catherine Casserley, a barrister from Cloisters Chamber, says that Susannah could bring a case under the DDA, as they should offer her the information in an accessible format.

Michael Fadeyi is a blind radio producer from Nigeria, who talks to Peter about his experience of getting a job.
There is no disability legislation in Nigeria and he says without any law there is no sin.

Ellen Bassani is a blind writer from Australia, who has lived in the UK for many years. She presents her second column for In Touch , in which she explains why she regards her blindness as her gift.

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Tue 6 Apr 2010 20:40

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