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Mik Scarlet
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Broadcaster, Journalist, Musician, Access & Inclusion Expert
Broadcaster, Journalist, Musician, Access & Inclusion Expert

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If you are in London this week, this is a must see. If not let's hope it goes on tour soon as it is a beautiful play. Full of fun, laughter it challenges the audience too. I loved it

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The furore around Me Before You and the response of non-disabled people, both those involved creatively with the book and film and the fans of them, says something deeply troubling about the position of disabled people in the 21st Century.

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Many fans don't understand why disabled people are so upset by Me Before You. This is my personal insight into a media sensation that does more to damage the world's disabled community than any other work of modern fiction. It's that bad!

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Here's my review of a fantastic documentary that is out soon. It explores the ever widening gap between the have's and have not's. A must see.

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Just had an interview go live. Here it is...

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Last week I appeared on ITV's This Morning taking part in a phone about problems disabled people are facing. The Sun ran an article of outrage as I used the phrase "don't have a leg to stand on" rather than anything discussed during the phone in. So I thought I'd take the chance to highlight some Hidden Truths and Other Stories.

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Saturday March 12th 2016 is the second Disabled Access Day. Here's why I think it's such a great event.

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I've done another round post on my website, this time it's the cybernetics series I've just had published on Disability Now. Sure technology is very near to being able to fix or repair many disabled people, but before we run off into that world I ask maybe we need to explore the issues a little deeper. What do you think?

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After a joyous day at the Southbank reading a chapter of Roald Dahl's Matilda to a packed Clore Ballroom I had to put finger to keyboard about Dahl In A Day, the Imagine Festival and how kids in the 21st C seem unphased by disability.

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The addition to the Bionics series, the Disability Now Podcast exploring the subject is now online.
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