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Two-thirds of people 'uncomfortable' talking to disabled

Some 66% of people admitted to feeling anxious around a disabled person for fear of offending them by saying something inappropriate by mistake, a survey from a leading charity has found.

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Awkwardness around disability 'the way of the world'

Awkwardness around disability is "just the way of the world" sometimes and is not necessarily "borne of ignorance", a leading campaigner told Good Morning Britain.

Alex Brooker explained: "I don't think that awkwardness around disability, necessarily, is borne out of ignorance. I think actually it is the opposite. I think sometimes you are awkward because you want make someone feel comfortable."

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