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BBC Ouch! disability newsletter: money, interviews, music .

DIS CONNECTED: CERRIE CHATS TO CARA

In the next link of our Dis Connected interview chain, presenter Cerrie Burnell chats to actress Cara Readle about the highs and lows of life as a performer. Find out why Cerrie thinks Cara's had a charmed life. Please read from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/minisites/2268/interviews/cerrie_cara.shtml

AUDIO: ALLY CRAIG FROM BUG PRENTICE

Interview plus music: The lead singer of indie rock group Bug Prentice spoke to us just hours before the band's Glastonbury performance.Please read from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/interviews/audio_bug_prentice.shtml

THE ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY APPROACH TO MOBILE ACCESS

Vodafone and BlackBerry stick with add-on assistive technology at a time when embedded, out of the box accessibility is all the rage, Adrian Higginbotham talks us through the latest.Please read from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/features/the_assistive_technology_approach_to_mob.shtml

DISABILITY B1TCH HATES HER BANK BALANCE

Research says that adults need at least ยฃ14,400 a year to live on. DB is strapped for cash so suggests a few ideas to increase the income of disabled people.Please read from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/opinion/b1tch/db_hates_her_bank_balance.shtml

OUCH! TALK SHOW #53: JULY 2010

The BBC's security correspondent Frank Gardner on becoming a wheelchair user and continuing to enjoy extensive travel, Veteran blind TV producer Kevin Mulhern's take on the news, music and our vegetable Vegetable or Vegetable quiz. Liz Carr and Simon Minty present.Please read from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/podcast/talk_show_53_july_2010.shtml

DIS CONNECTED

Disabled celebrities chat about their life experiences in a series of relay style interviews, where next week, the interviewer becomes the interviewe. Please read from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/interviews/dis_connected.shtml

BLOG

Kate Ansell - The Dis Connected Story

Please read from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ouch/2010/07/kate_ansell_the_dis_connected.html

Does Frank Gardner get DLA? (We had to ask)

Please read from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/blogs/ouch/2010/07/does_frank_gardner_get_dla_we.html

DISCUSSIONS

Posts from the ever popular and ever surprising Ouch! Message boards.Jumping out of the wheelchair and running around the football pitch. Please read from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/messageboards/F2322273?thread=7582907

OMG - Been Called Brave For The 1st Time Today! Please read from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/messageboards/F2322273?thread=7610486

See all messageboard discussions here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/messageboards/

DISABILITY NEWS

Check out our regularly updated news headlines page here http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/news.shtml

STUFF

WATCH: Geoff's Personal Atlantic (BBC News)

Geoff Holt became quadriplegic after an accident twenty-five years ago, and recently sailed a sixty-foot catamaran across the Atlantic Ocean. Available on iPlayer until 3:59am Friday 9th July 2010.Please read from: http://bbc.co.uk/i/sz44m/

WATCH: Are You Having a Laugh - TV and Disability (BBC Two)

Available on iPlayer for six more days, this documentary looks at how visible disabilities have been portrayed on TV over the past 40 years. Features Mat Fraser, Julie Fernandez and Francesca Martinez.Please read from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00swg99

WATCH: Mongrels (BBC Three), Guide Dog Training clip

Afghan hound Destiny completes her guide dog training, complete with an appropriate Rocky-styled montage, which basically involves an eye test.Please read from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcthree/watch#p008nhl4

LISTEN: Saturday Live (BBC Radio 4)

Fi Glover is joined by our very own Tom Shakespeare. He discusses the need to challenge peoples approach to disability (with a focus on staring) and his own amazing sexual allure.Please read from: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00sw365

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When: 7/2/2014

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