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Disabled model and para-athlete Samanta Bullock shares her lifestyle tips

Here at Disability Horizons, we’re always looking for new ways to share insights and experiences from the many brilliant disabled bloggers and influencers across the world. So, as we get into the swing of 2019, we’ve got a number of well-known disabled writers to contribute to our DHorizons Tribe Facebook group, as well as website. First up is model, para-athlete and inclusivity

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We speak to professional mouth and foot artist Tom Yendell

Professional mouth and foot painter Tom Yendell has been an artist for more than 30 years. Born without arms, he hasn’t let his disability come in the way of his passion for art. Our writer Zubee spoke to him about his life, disability and, of course, his art. Born in March 1962 in Winchester, Tom is the youngest of five children.

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Do you feel lucky, 2019? It’s time for disabled voices to be heard

It’s a new year and a fresh start at making this world inclusive and your voice heard. With that in mind, we have a New Year’s message from Disability Horizons journalist, Fleur Perry. She’s got a New Year’s resolution to keep and wants you to join in using #sayithowitis, to make sure your frustrations and wins are heard and celebrated. Read

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How serious illness can impact employment

As much as we wish there was a way around it, the fact is that the majority of us will have to work hard throughout our lives in order to earn a living. But what happens when something such as serious illness or disability intrudes on our once happy and healthy lives, making it much harder to go about our

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“Can you have sex?” and other common disability and dating questions

We all know that dating and disability is an often misunderstood topic. To break down preconceptions, we’re sharing a blog post from Becky, who isn’t disabled and is dating someone in a wheelchair, to find out how she answers common questions.

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How accessible are PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo for disabled gamers?

Are you a gamer or considering getting into the gaming world? Last year, we heard from disabled gamer Vivek about the inclusive innovations being made in the gaming world to make it more accessible. Here, he looks at three of the biggest gaming giants – PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo – and what they’re doing for disabled gamers. My name is Vivek

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Sophie Morgan to be the face of Leonard Cheshire’s Inclusive Education in Zambia campaign

Disabled presenter Sophie Morgan is to be an ambassador for Leonard Cheshire’s Inclusive Education campaign, working to get disabled children in Zambia into education. She’ll be presenting a series of BBC Radio 4 shows about it.

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10 most popular articles on Disability Horizons from 2018

As 2018 comes to an end, we’ve delved into our archives to find out which were the 10 most popular articles last year. From an interview with BBC’s disabled weather presenter Lucy Martin to a round-up of dating websites for disabled people, you’re bound to find these articles as relevant today as they were when first published. 10. Top 10 apps

10 exercises to keep you flexible and fit in 2019 if you’re disabled

It’s a new year and a new opportunity to get healthy – no matter what your level of ability. So we’ve teamed up with Kris from Wheely Good Fitness to bring you 10 stretching exercises to get you well in 2019 – all in an instructional video to watch from the comfort of your own home. But that’s not all,

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5 travel, health and fitness bargains for anyone with a disability

With Christmas Day done and dusted and the New Year looming, our thoughts turn to new beginnings. We often resolve to take better care of our health and to try to eat better in the next year. We might even promise to travel more. Well, whatever your resolution, Disability Horizons is here to help you with our 5 healthy eating,