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Dconference: disability and the internet

After arriving back from his Epic European Disability Roadtrip, Co-editor Martyn Sibley has been busy working on his latest project: Dconference. As you well know, I’ve been working hard on

Paralympic Games 2012: the legacy and impact

It’s been just over a month since the Paralympic Games and Jonathan Wade, who runs  Innovative Minds at Work (which aims to break down barriers faced by disabled people) talks

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TGA Mobility Scooter: Straight from Top Gear to the riverbank

Avid fisher, John Chrome, talks to Disability Horizons about how a TGA Mobility Scooter has enabled him to rekindle his childhood passion he thought was once lost due to mobility

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Guest post: accessible holiday spots in Turkey

Turkey is one of those destinations that seem to have something for everyone. For the beach-addict, there are the warm waters of the Aegean and Mediterranean seas and miles of

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Guest post: the Dubai experience for all

Dubai is a city quite unlike any other. Sitting on the Gulf coast of the United Arab Emirates, it has benefited from the UAE’s flourishing oil economy during the last

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Neil Skene: Scotland’s only blind comedian

Meet Neil Skene, a blind, Scottish comedian who tells it like it is and hopes through doing so, we will raise awareness of disability issues through humour. I’m Scotland’s only blind

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Book review: Edge of the City

Regular contributor, Sarah Ismail, delves into the book Edge of the City, reviewing this fictional novel about a young girl with learning disabilities navigating her way through institutions in the 1960’s.

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Get involved… calling all disabled entrepreneurs

Are you a disabled entrepreneur? If so, then why not enter the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs? Last weekend Co-editor Martyn Sibley was kindly invited to see the launch of

Golfing4All: the ParaGolfer

“I felt a buzz run through me when I was able to strike a golf ball again” recounts David Thompson as he realised he could go back to the sport

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Gowrings Mobility: classic cars and modern conversion

50 years ago the wheelchair accessible van was practically unheard of, but is now something that is a common sight across the UK. How things have come on, right? This

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