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It’s One of Them: living with spinal mus…
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New book It's One of Them is about living with spinal muscular atrophy, something that can be hard enough to live with, let alone when you're in an abusive relationship. We…

Disability, sex and relationships: sexua…
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In our series on disability, sex and relationships, expert and resident agony aunt Tuppy (who runs Outsiders - a private club for disabled people looking for a relationship) answers your…

Adult learning: it’s never too late to p…
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As an adult, and especially if you have a disability, it’s easy to fall into the trap of thinking that your learning opportunities have come to an end.

Even if you’re…

Access All Areas: Northumberland
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As part of our Access All Areas series on accessible tourism, Disability Horizons Co-editor Martyn Sibley recently visited Northumberland to find out how accessible this beautiful landscape is.

With 400 square…

Q&A with Hannah Cockroft
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Hannah Cockroft is opening Naidex on day one, 28 April, at 11am in the Multidisciplinary Theatre. 

She will provide a short talk about her experience as Paralympic World Champion and Record…

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Disability, sex and relationships: sexual services

Listen In our series on disability, sex and relationships, expert and resident agony aunt Tuppy (who runs Outsiders – a private club for disabled people looking for a relationship) answers your questions. This week, sexual services. #DHgurus Dear Aunty Tuppy, I am unable to reach a climax from masturbating my penis, and wonder if I […]
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Join the Multiple Sclerosis Society this May, and get baking to beat MS

Listen Over 100,000 people live with multiple sclerosis in the UK. It is a neurological condition for which there is currently no cure. Every one of them shares the uncertainty of living with MS day in, day out. MS attacks at random and many of the symptoms are invisible to others. People are usually diagnosed […]
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Porto and Lisbon: the great, the good, the bad and the annoying

Listen As part of the second stage of his slightly random road trip, Disability Horizons co-editor, Srin Madipalli visited the famous Portuguese cities of Porto and Lisbon.  Here he shares on thoughts on what these cities had to offer. After an epic 10 hour drive from Bordeaux we ended up in the small and picturesque […]
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DH Discounts: empowering disabled people through consumer choice

Listen Introducing DH Discounts, our new site offering discounts on anything from mobility aids to accessible holidays. Read on to see what more the site can offer you, how it can help you make your money go further, and how by clubbing together, we can empower ourselves to demand more from companies. Founded in July […]
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7 terrible things the coalition government has done to disabled people

Listen With the 2015 election fast approaching, we take a look back at the coalition government, the cuts, and what both have done to disabled people – in Jasmine Harris’s view, 7 terrible things. We all knew that when the coalition government was elected in 2010 it had the rather monumental task of reducing the budget […]
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Disability and relationships: how to use your assets

Listen In our series of articles on dating, relationships, love and sex, Emily Yates, who is an agony aunt for Enhance the UK and will soon be launching a website selling sex toys, talks about how you can use your assets to get a date. I think it’s fair to say that public opinion (and let’s […]
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Disability and sex: a beginners guide to a more adventurous sex life

Listen In our series of articles on dating, relationships, love and sex, Mik Scarlet explores how to make your sex life more adventurous, disability or no disability – sexuality and desire applies to everyone. So read on to see how to make your sex life more 50 Shades of Scarlet.  With the release of the […]
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City disabilities: building a career

Listen Building a career in any profession can be difficult. The rewards are great, but it’s not without its challenges too. For employees who live with a disability or long term health condition, the struggle to succeed in their chosen career is considerably greater, and some may give up altogether, or even before they have […]
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Disability, sex and relationships: it’s all about confidence

Listen In our series on disability, sex and relationships, expert and resident agony aunt Tuppy (who runs Outsiders – a private club for disabled people looking for a relationship) answers your questions. This month, confidence. . . #DHgurus Dear Aunty Tuppy, I am a successful disabled career girl in my 30’s, but have zero confidence […]
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Wedding in a wheelchair

Listen Valentine’s Day has come and gone, but love doesn’t exist on just that one day. So we’re coining February an entire ‘love month’. Keep your eyes peeled for our dating, relationships, love and sex articles. First we talk to Jo Evans about her wedding day, and how being in a wheelchair didn’t change how special that day […]
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