Hayleigh Barclay is delighted to join in with Disability Horizons to offer a monthly article on entertainment. Hayleigh has a Masters in Creative Media Practises, is about to start a PhD in Gothic Literature and she’s going to use her expertise to open up the world of entertainment to Disability Horizon’s readers. This month, the feeling of music. #DHgurus I
Robert Wemyss is the IT guru at Really Useful Stuff. RUS is delighted to join in with Disability Horizons to offer a monthly roundup of all things tech and gadget. We will take a quick look at new ideas on the horizon as well as great new inventions already on the market that make life easier and a lot more
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, sex education, a lack of it to be more precise. #DHgurus Dear Tuppy, I have gone through schooling and university, and my sex education has been worse
“Raggy Dolls, Raggy Dolls, dolls like you and me…” the theme to one of my old childhood’s favourite cartoons – ‘Raggy Dolls’ sprang into my head as I heard about ‘Toys Like Me’. Raggy Dolls was a children’s cartoon where the dolls that did not meet the factory’s standards got sent into a recycle section. I remember watching it and
Alicia Wood is the housing guru and chief executive at Housing & Support Alliance. H&SA is delighted to join with Disability Horizons to offer a monthly article with help and top tips on housing. This month, we’re talking choices. #DHgurus Housing finally made it on to the political agenda in the run up to the general election but since then
The Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs is back, and the winner gets £50,000 – the largest cash prize of its kind. Maybe it’s time for you to apply… Applications are now open for £50,000 Stelios Award, for Disabled Entrepreneurs in the UK 2015 The £50,000 award recognises talents of established business owners with a disability or long-term health condition. The
Win a luxury chocolate and prosecco hamper worth £50 with our accessible holiday property competition!!
Accessible travel can be a nightmare. To make things easier we are asking our awesome community for help. We need you to share (or research) accessible holiday properties from all around the world. If you recommend a property you will also be entered into our prize draw to win a luxury chocolate and prosecco hamper. To enter: 1) Go to
Frances Leckie, editor of Independent Living, takes a look at some of the latest wheelchair accessories to make life on wheels smoother and easier. #DHGurus In this article, I will be covering a whole range of add-ons for wheelchairs and scooters, from high-tech to basic, fun to serious. The one thing they all have in common is that they tend
Today the NHS Wheelchair Leadership Alliance is launching the Right Wheelchair campaign in a bid to improve wheelchair services across England! Read the below to learn more about it. #Rightwheelchair By Wheelchair Leadership Alliance Get in touch by messaging us on Facebook, tweeting us @DHorizons, emailing us at email@example.com or leaving your comments below.
Co-Editor Martyn Sibley shares his experience and thoughts from a trip around multiple European countries. In June 2014 Ivor Ambrose from the European Network for Accessible Tourism (ENAT) kindly invited me to speak in Brussels for a conference on accessible tourism. It was great to meet the living legend in person, and connect with a community of like minded people.