Shanghai wheelchair dancers find their groove as China steps up programmes for people with disabilities

//Shanghai wheelchair dancers find their groove as China steps up programmes for people with disabilities

Shanghai wheelchair dancers find their groove as China steps up programmes for people with disabilities

When she lost a leg to cancer at the age of 10, Shao Yue never imagined she could learn to dance.Now, she is a national wheelchair-dancing champion who hopes her story can help change perceptions of people with disabilities in China.“People think we face a lot of difficulty going out … and need to rely entirely on others to survive,” said the 34-year-old winner of several competitions.“But we actually don’t need that much help. And we don’t need everyone to look at us as outsiders,” adds Shao,…

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