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Independent.co.uk: Should disabled people experience sex surrogates?

Independent.co.uk: Should disabled people experience sex surrogates?

The debate surrounding whether disabled people should be able to hire sex surrogates is a divisive issue. Concerns surrounding sexual consent, equal human rights and barriers to sexual expression for disabled people can cause people to take diametric views on what should be done.

The controversial topic has again made

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Independent.co.uk: Autistic 15-year-old helps sick children by donating thousands of crayons and colouring books

Independent.co.uk: Autistic 15-year-old helps sick children by donating thousands of crayons and colouring books

A 15-year-old boy has donated 15,000 crayons and 1,500 colouring books to help sick children in hospital.

Carter Crockett, a first year student at Millville High School near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania said: “I’m putting my autism on the side so I can help them.” 

“The fact that he was feeling compassion

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Independent.co.uk: Doctor blames Andrew Wakefield and anti-vaxxers for her baby son catching measles

Independent.co.uk: Doctor blames Andrew Wakefield and anti-vaxxers for her baby son catching measles

A doctor has said public reaction to Andrew Wakefield’s discredited study linking the MMR vaccine to autism was to blame when her baby son caught measles.

Dr Eleanor Draeger told medics at the British Medical Association’s (BMA) annual meeting in Bournemouth that her 10-month-old was not yet old enough to receive

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Independent.co.uk: NHS privatisation: People with learning disabilities to become a 'commodity' in a profit-fillled …

Independent.co.uk: NHS privatisation: People with learning disabilities to become a 'commodity' in a profit-fillled …

People with learning disabilities have been turned into commodities in a healthcare industry driven by profits and generating millions of pounds a year, a study has claimed.

The report by the Centre for Disability Research (CeDR) at Lancaster University found that the Government spent £477m last year on keeping just

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