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News round-up, week ending 22 March

John Pring,who runs the Disability News Service, publishes his weekly news round-up of the happenings in the disability world the past week. • Doubts have emerged over whether the coalition

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The Last Leg: behind the scenes with Alex Brooker

Have you been watching The Last Leg? We’ve been talking to Alex Brooker, one of the three dynamic presenters giving a humorous spin to the week’s news. My foray into

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Education for children with special educational needs

As the parent of a child with special needs, you will naturally have concerns over the provisions that are made by a school, or tutor, to accommodate the educational needs

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DitzAbled Princess: new disability comic

Jewel Michelle Kats is a writer who has transformed her quick whited stories into a comic strip of her life. Check it out… I recently created a comic strip and,

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From a speech impairment to a motivational speaker

Blogger and motivational speaker Glenda Watson Hyatt, who has a speech impairment, shares her post on how she became a motivational speaker. While sitting at the airport gate last July,

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*NOW CLOSED* Competition! Win a tour around the Houses of Parliament

We’ve teamed up with the tour guides at the Houses of Parliament to offer a lucky Disability Horizons reader 2 tickets (plus any needed for PAs or carers) for… absolutely

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Martyn Sibley: facing fears and still changing the world

Co-editor Martyn Sibley has been volunteering in Spain again for the last couple of months. Working as ever to make a change for disabled people, Martyn tells us about his

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Guest post: best accessible days out in the UK

With the weather slowly improving, now is the best time to start thinking about exploring the UK. But, where to go and what to do? Katie Richards, from Sykes Cottages

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Motion: frustrations can inspire life-changing ideas

After breaking his neck in 2005, James Taylor became determined to turn his new accessible, but hospital-style home, into something practical… but at the same time chic and homely. There

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News round-up, week ending 15 March

John Pring, who runs the Disability News Service, publishes his weekly news round-up of the happenings in the disability world the past week. • The government appears to have a

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