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Education

It can be difficult to get back into education as an adult and especially challenging if you also have a disability or long-term health problem. However, learning new skills can boost your self-esteem, and joining a class is also a great way to meet new people.

It's never too late to learn something new. You might have missed out on education when you were younger because of a health problem or disability, or maybe you just didn't fancy it back then.

Either way, there are plenty of options to choose from; it may not be as expensive as you might think, and there is often help available to cover costs. 

So this section covers information about learning new skills (such as learning how to use a computer), continuing your education, and adult learning.

Take a moment to find out about the Accessible Britain Challenge. This is a government-led scheme which encourages communities to be inclusive and accessible. This involves working with disabled people to remove the barriers that stop them participating fully in their community.

The UK's 12.2 million disabled people make a positive contribution to employment and local economies. The Accessible Britain Challenge wants to share great examples of this so others can learn from them.

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