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The Paralympic Games 2012: day 2

From the very best bits to what you’ve been talking about, we’ve got the Paralympic Games 2012 covered! You might have guessed from my Facebook posts and tweets for @DHorizons

The Paralympic Games 2012: day 1

From the very best bits to what you’ve been talking about, we’ve got the Paralympic Games 2012 covered! So, we’ve just experienced day one of the London Paralympics 2012, kicked

The Paralympic Games Opening Ceremony: pictures from inside the stadium

In a spectacular opening ceremony in front of 80,000 spectactors and millions of people watching on TV,  last night, the Queen officially opened the London 2012 Paralympic Games. In a

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The Garden: an inclusive theatre performance as part of London 2012

From 6th to 9th September, Graeae will be showcasing a new accessible outdoor production called The Garden at the Riverside Terrace, Southbank Centre. We speak to writer, Alex Bulmer, who

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News round-up, week ending 24th August

John Pring, who runs the Disability News Service, publishes his weekly news round-up of the happenings in the disability world the past week. • Prison authorities have been accused of

The Paralympic Games 2012 are here!

Tonight the Paralympic opening ceremony – tipped to be like nothing we have seen before – will signal the start of the London 2012 Paralympic Games. The next eleven days will, undoubtedly,

Paralympic Games 2012: Disability Horizons’ definitive guide

The Paralympic Games 2012 are nearly upon us and wherever you are and whatever you’re doing – whether watching the Games at home or visiting one of the venues in

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10 accessible London attractions

As London welcomes the world this summer for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Paralympics and Olympics, we at Disability Horizons have been compiling a list of the most accessible tourist spots

5 top tips for using accessible travel in London

With the Paralympic Games starting in London in just two days, Disability Horizons Co-editor and London resident, Martyn Sibley, shares his top tips on travelling around the UK’s capital. We

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I’m Spazticus: straight from the horse’s mouth

I’m Spazticus is a new hidden camera prank show from Channel 4, airing in the run up to the Paralympics. As this controversial four-part disability show comes to an end,