Relationships & sex 2 Comments

Dating confessions of a 20-something disabled guy: part one

Dating is rarely straightforward, and sometimes less so if you have a disability. It certainly involves time and energy, often mishaps and embarrassments, but if you’re lucky and have humour,

Lifestyle 0 Comments

Access to shopping on the high street

As the January sales come to the end, our Co-editor Martyn Sibley ponders how easy heading to the high street is for disabled people and what more needs to be

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Disability and TV: is it time for our close up?

Earlier this year Disability Horizons ran an interview with the Shannon Devido where she demands to see more strong disabled women on TV. While I wholeheartedly agree with her, I

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Getting the most out of Motability

The content of the following article was provided by Honda. They work in partnership with Motability in order to provide specially-adapted vehicles. When it comes to getting around, people with

News & opinion 1 Comment

Disability and poverty: what are the minimum standards of living?

With the cost of living rising and the squeeze being felt by the nation, the topic is rarely out of the news. Regular contributor Lorraine Gradwell asks what is deemed

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Guest post: how diversity and empowerment boost business success

Since the dawn of the recession in 2008 employment has been the topic of the loudest conversation on the streets of Britain. Youth unemployment, public sector cuts, redundancy, pensions: these

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Rolling around London

Cory Lee is a traveller and adventurer from the US who recently visited London after winning a competition to watch Katy Perry live at the Hammersmith Apollo. Cory kindly shares

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Guest post: eye testing at home – a social responsibility

Most of us think nothing of walking into our high street opticians to get our sight tested or to pick out a new pair of designer glasses. But if you’re

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Making waves: taking the adult respite campaign to Parliament

At the beginning of last year, Robert Watson wrote for us about how respite care for people over 21 is scarce and current provisions are being cut. To make the

A guide to cycling with special needs

Today we have a guest post written by Quest 88, manufacturers of adapted cycles. Here they do a review of the options available for those of us who, despite our

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