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Accessing Center Parcs

Co-editor Martyn Sibley recently visited Center Parcs to check out the accessibility offering. Beyond the tranquil relaxation, he shares his thoughts and experience of being in the forest for a

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Guide to accessible holidays in Spain part one: Tenerife

Tenerife is the second most visited destination, after Florida, for people with reduced mobility, with thousands of visitors every year. So Louise Brace from Spain-holiday.com had high expectations as to what

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First Dates: has it raised questions for you too?

Have you been watching First Dates? Todd Akerman, who has cerebral palsy, talks about how this light entertainment show has turned out to be emotional and thought provoking, for both

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Sex and disability: it’s about communication and experimentation

Sex in films is romantic, passionate and above all, flawless. But in real life, no matter who you are, it’s never that ‘perfect’. It can however, be as thrilling and

Q& A with James King: how to build a successful business around your disability

Disability Horizons contributor Nichola Daunton talks to James King, owner of Oliver James Garden Rooms and winner of the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs 2013, about building a business around

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Valentine’s Day: busting myths about dating and disability

Valentine’s week is upon us, and whether you love it or loathe it, your mind will probably be reverting to love. So the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign Trailblazers have used this

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

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,

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*NOW CLOSED* Valentine’s Day competition: win a Lush gift set worth £24.95

Whether it be that unrequited secret crush or a long term partner, the time has come to bring a little bit of romance into the life of that special someone.

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Disability and development: our voices must be heard

For many people with disabilities across the world, development through education or programmes just isn’t available or accessible to them. But this must change. We talk to Mahesh Chandrasekar, International

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Hearing aids: the end to a muted world

There are over 10 million people who are deaf or hearing impaired in the UK. Over 2 million use hearing aids to help retain high quality of life, though it

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