Wednesday, June 26The Voice of London

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Clubbing with a disability

Clubbing with a disability

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People with disabilities often stay home in the weekends because they struggle to get into clubs. Reporter: Maria Llamas | Sub-Editor: Shingirai Mupfupi For people with disabilities, it is a huge challenge to go out on weekends. Apart from having to face discrimination, assumptions caused by lack of information and problems of communication; they also have to deal with physical barriers. The night tube might be great – but what if you have a disability? Sometimes, trying to go out with their friends is a terrible experience. George, 23, a wheelchair user told Voice of London: “It starts with finding a place which has accessibility, if the venue is ‘inclusive’, whether the toilets are accessible or even travelling there”. Umesh Raichada, the development officer at the Harrow As
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