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Sensory Story Project: making stories accessible

Joanna Grace, a special educational needs and disabilities (SEN&D) consultant, tells Disability Horizons about the Sensory Story Project, a venture to create sensory stories that are affordable and accessible to

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Photography: capturing life and the world we live in

Michael Abbott recently won the  2012 On the Move photography competition for those aged over 18. Our roaming reporter, Zubee, spoke to him about his winning shot, ‘Gold Maybe Silver’,

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Becky Adams: disability and sex at Para-doxies

By now it’s likely that everyone has heard of ex-Madam Becky Adams, who runs a not-for-profit organisation specifically designed for disabled people to fulfill their sexual needs. But where did

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“Welfare is not a Lifestyle Choice”… neither is Disability!

New Disability Horizons contributor, Emily Buchanan, who regularly writes for the Huffington Post, shares her views on upcoming changes to the Disability Living Allowance. Cuts – it’s a word we’ve

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A tale of two airlines…

Disability Horizons co-editor and co-founder, Srin Madipalli, shares an insightful article on his recent contrasting experiences with two major airlines and how an airline can actually get things right! As

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How to access Paris

Aoife O’Carroll, who works for NOVA car hire, gives her tips on how to visit Paris when you have a disability, so you can enjoy this great city full of

Join the Paralympians and get involved in Sports Fest

Fancy meeting some London 2012 Paralympians, such as Hannah Cockroft, and having a go at some Paralympic sports? Well, why not visit Sports Fest, an event designed to give disabled

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Martyn Sibley: shouting about accessibility across Europe

After a mammoth few months volunteering in Spain, Disability Horizons Co-editor Martyn Sibley is now back! He tells us all about being back in the UK, how he’s managed his

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Film Review: Margaret Thatcher – The Iron Lady

After the recent death of Margaret Thatcher, Faiza Siddiqui gives us her take on the film The Iron Lady, which tells the story of Margaret Thatcher’s time as Prime Minister, and

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Accessing France by plane

Philip Bryant, who has Multiple Sclerosis and uses a wheelchair, shares his experience of flying to France and how he managed to get around the barriers posed by MS. Wheelchairs, a

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