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Hailo-ing a cab!

Here at Disability Horizons, we regularly keep an eye out for any new gizmos, gadgets and apps that might help disabled people in their quest for greater independence. As part

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The app that could change the way autism is diagnosed

Disability Horizons is very excited to publish a new article from Adelina Chalmers. You may remember her last, very popular, article on employment? Adelina returns today to look at Autism

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Starting your own business: Peter Henry of ORIGIN

Peter Henry writes this great article following on from reading about the business ambitions of a man with a spinal injury. Henry explains why he is delighted to report that

Adaptive fishing in the great outdoors

Here at Disability Horizons we like to try out and showcase everything (and we mean everything!). Today we are glad to publish Kary Wright’s experiences of adaptive fishing. We very

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The Two Worlds of Charlie F: helping wounded soldiers through theatre

In December 2010, producer Alice Driver created the first theatre project to help wounded, injured and sick (WIS) service personnel. With the help of a partnership between the Theatre Royal

My life as a disabled football fanatic

New Disability Horizons contributor, Matt Padmore, tells us of his love of football and how a stroke (which left him reliant on a wheelchair) hasn’t stopped his desire to be

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Disability and exercise: can they go hand in hand?

In the second of our Nokia Accessibility technology series, Co-Editor Srin Madipalli tests out the Thera-Vital exercise bike, the latest in technology enabling people with mobility limitations to exercise.   When it comes

Conquering the London Marathon in a wheelchair

History will be made this weekend when Andy Gardiner and four others become the first wheelchair users to take part in the main field of the London Marathon. New Disability

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Ask the readers: relationships special – April 2012

In the second of our “Ask the readers” series of articles, we share with you some relationship-related questions that  readers have sent in. If you can assist with any of

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14 capitals in 14 days: the final installment

Read the final installment of amputee, Mark Pattenden, extraordinary challenge to drive through 14 capitals across Europe in 14 days in order to raise money for BLESMA.  Having covered over half of the journey

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