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How to find the right personal assistant
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Going to university or moving out for the first time can be a daunting and stressful experience for any young adult. But when you also have a disability to contend…

Wi-Fi kettles: What’s not to like
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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.…

Q&A with James Sutliff
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This week we speak to James Sutliff, a fitness enthusiast currently working in the construction industry on his burgeoning career as a fitness model and his aspirations to help more…

Access All Areas
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Travelling with a disability can be challenging but a cruise holiday can take a lot of the stress out of the equation. You don’t need to plan anything on a…

The bus hit him - skiing saved him
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Sports, and a competitive streak, can be a cause of discord in marriage. But for Heather Gray and her husband, sports preserved their union - and her husband’s life.

Sports has…

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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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Disability and fashion: Chelsey Jay’s style diary February

Listen Chelsey Jay Reynolds is a Director of Models with a Disability (Models of Diversity). She is set on changing the fashion industry for good. Chelsea Jay’s a “DH Guru” who writes about all things fashion related! #DHgurus Well hello gorgeous readers! Hope you are well! I am Chelsey Jay. Fashion to me is so much […]
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10 of the most wheelchair accessible beaches in the world

Listen Many locations throughout the world offer beaches that are wheelchair friendly, but it can often be difficult to find them. Some offer access through boardwalks or ramps and some even offer specially designed beach wheelchairs that you can rent. Following is a list of the top accessible beaches around the globe. California, USA Located […]
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Wheelchair accessible holidays with Accessible Travel and Leisure

Listen Accessible Travel and Leisure was started over 17 years ago, by combining knowledge and an understanding of the travel industry with empathy for fellow less mobile travellers, as a result of my experience as a wheelchair user. In 1995 I was diagnosed with Syringomyelia – a rare spinal cord disorder, and shortly afterwards decided […]
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Accessible travel is adventure travel

Listen Last week I played the lottery. Not the one where you pay a quid and maybe win millions. It’s the one where you go on holiday with a disability. A colleague of mine, Ivor Ambrose from the European Network for Accessible Tourism, quoted the expert accessible traveller Scott Rains as saying “all accessible travel […]
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