Laurence Clark

Laurence Clark is an internationally-acclaimed comedian, presenter, writer and actor who has cerebral palsy.

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The cut our Government thought you wouldn't care about

Independent living enables disabled people with high support needs to be in control of their lives - and this could soon be compromised

International Day of Disabled People: Why isn't Iain Duncan Smith looking at the barriers that prevent disabled people from getting work?

The likelihood of a disabled person in the UK being unemployed is twice that of a non-disabled person.

Sometimes people will believe anything in the name of charity

Just as the Savile accusations show, people often don't question those who do things for 'charitable causes'.

Why Doctor Who isn’t just for kids

Like many other grown-ups, I’m very excited about the return of Doctor Who to BBC 1 this Saturday. I will be 33 years to the day exactly since I watched my very first episode.

Laurence Clark: Social care isn't just an issue for our grannies

From the age of 18 when I left my parents’ home, I’ve needed support to live independently, and will probably do so for the rest of my days. 

Laurence Clark: Remploy closures: Right in theory, but where does it leave disabled employees?

Over the past six weeks I’ve had mixed feelings towards the proposals to close 36 Remploy factories, leading to compulsory redundancies for 1,518 disabled workers.

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