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The Former Paralympian Tackling The U.K.'s Disability Employment 'Scandal'


Liz Johnson was coming to the end of a 20-year-long career as a highly decorated Paralympian athlete when she realized she had to start thinking about what would come next.

"I was aware of how challenging it can be to be a disabled person in society but it was not until watching the news one night that I was really struck with the immense barriers disabled people face when it comes to employment," she remembers. "The number that flashed on the screen was 30%—the size of the U.K.’s disability employment gap which has remained this large for ...


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