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Brakes applied to PIP introduction

Fleur Perry, a member of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign’s Trailblazers shares this topical article about recent developments with the controversial introduction of the Personal Independence Payment. Personal Independence Payment (PIP),

Choosing a wheelchair for sporting activities

Living with disability no longer has to be a barrier to competitive involvement in sport – the 2012 London Paralympic Games was proof of that. For sports that require the

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The need for investment in social care

Did you recently read or hear about David Weir and his housing situation? Despite his huge success he still lives in an awkward and inaccessible house. Imagine, if a 6

The benefits of swimming no matter what your ability

The ability to swim is something that many of us take for granted. But, the nature of aquatic activities means that it is a sport or leisure activity that can

Lifestyle 3 Comments

WHAT DISABILITY?: Spend to mend

After one month on the road, co founder Martyn Sibley has completed his Britain’s Personal Best challenge – rightfully named “What Disability?”. This challenge has brought up to the surface

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Accessible house modifications can make all the difference

Last year, Sarah Snowhill had to to adapt her house when her brother was injured in a car accident. Sarah kindly shares her experiences with Disability Horizons of getting her

Entertainment 3 Comments

Q&A with Jack Eyers

Disability Horizons contributor Zubee talks to Jack Eyers – who is part of Models of Diversity – about disability, fitness and modelling. Please could you tell DH readers a bit

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Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs: last chance to apply

Huw Thomas, winner of the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs in 2011, shares with DH readers his experience of applying, getting to the top 10 and finally winning. For those

Entertainment 1 Comment

Q&A with Rick Edwards: the Paralympics and beyond

Disability Horizons contributor Margo Milne talks to TV presenter, Rick Edwards, co-host of That Paralympic Show and much of the coverage of the London 2012 Paralympic Games, about disability sport

Travel 1 Comment

WHAT DISABILITY?: Celebratory blog

After one month on the road, co founder Martyn Sibley has completed his Britain’s Personal Best challenge – rightfully named “What Disability?”. With over a thousand miles covered from John

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