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"Left out of PE because of my disability"

Some disabled children have been left out of PE and excluded from sports events, because there are teachers who think it is too much trouble to include them.

A number of coaches and pupils said there were still shocking examples of mainstream schools in the North East failing children, because they have a disability.

At 22, Dan Blake is a national powerchair football player. However, he said his experience in a mainstream school almost put him off sport altogether.