A Paralympian is backing a campaign to educate toddlers in Kent about disability. A cartoon is being used by sixty pre-schools in the Maidstone area to show children that disability shouldn't limit ambition or success. This report by Tom Savvides includes interviews with Paralympian Steve Brown, pre-school manager Susan Taylor and footage from the cartoon Eddie & Friends, produced by Golding Vision and Wellbeing People.
There's growing evidence that contact with animals can be a valuable form of therapy for children with disabilities.
Now, a school in Sussex has launched a fundraising campaign to build its own farm.
Chailey Heritage near Lewes cares for youngsters with complex physical conditions.
Staff say animals have a unique ability to help, as Malcolm Shaw reports.
Fresh talks are underway between Southern Rail and union leaders to try to resolve the ongoing dispute over the role of the guard.
The two sides have been meeting at the conciliation service ACAS. This week's 5-day strike has been called off but that hasn't stopped further cancellations today - although things should improve by tomorrow.
But campaigners claim the real victims of any changes will be wheelchair users who could be forced to book their travel 24-hours in advance.
Andy Dickenson investigates and speaks to rail users Esther Fox and Sam Taylor.
There's a warning about fraudulent websites claiming to deal with Blue Badge parking permits.
West Sussex County Council has received complaints from people who've paid excessive amounts rather than just £10 to cover the application.
The chance to play is vital for any child growing up - it's how they develop and form relationships.
Yet a report released by the national charity - Sense - says young disabled children are being deprived of opportunities to play in their local community - because the facilities just don't exist.
Their report was presented in Parliament by the former Home Secretary David Blunkett, alongside a family from Sussex. Andy Dickenson reports.
25 years ago today, Princess Diana visited Eastbourne to open a pioneering development in assisted living.
Shinewater Court has since been a home for dozens of people with severe and complex disabilities, two of whom have been married, many others exceeding expectations.
Andy Dickenson reports and speaks to service manager Carol Wade and residents Graham and Jane Thompson.
A project to train disabled people to work as gym instructors has been so successful, it's being rolled out again in Kent this summer. The spinal injuries charity Aspire, which runs the scheme, is now appealing for more people to join up.
Andrea Thomas has been speaking to fitness instructor Tom Ervin, from Maidstone, and InstructAbility project manager Hilary Farmiloe.
The course is free for unemployed, disabled people over 16 and is taking place in Ashford in May. To find out more click here.
Almost half of people with learning difficulties in Medway have been the victim of a hate crime. That's the shocking finding of a three year study. Tom Savvides talks to victims Katherine Johnson, Robert Marno and Allan Finn as well as the Chief Constable of Kent Alan Pughsley.