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#DisabledAcheivers: The importance of help and support

The recent tragic deaths of three disabled children with spinal muscular atrophy, who were allegedly murdered by their mother, has rocked the disabled community around the world. Disability Horizons Co-editor,

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Guest Post: how to plan a disabled-friendly European road trip

If you love travelling, don’t let having a disability stop you from seeing the world. In 2012, Martyn Sibley proved that being limited physically doesn’t have to be a deterrent

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Spinal muscular atrophy adventure: travelling to conquer Europe

My name is Tori and I was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy type 2 (SMAll) at 18 months old. I’m also fiercely independent and living my life exactly as I

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Why Tanzania is a great holiday spot if you have a disability

Africa is usually considered one of the most difficult places in the world for a person with disabilities, both local and foreign. The lack of support programs and cultural understanding

Q&A with Christina Larsen: Under the Spotlight (no more hiding psoriasis)

Disability Horizons talks to Christina Larsen about her role in the Under the Spotlight project, a groundbreaking series of short films that sought to shed light on psoriasis and psoriatic

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Living la dreamy vida

After months of housekeeping duties, business development and world travel, Co-Editor Martyn Sibley shares why you should never give up on your own dreams. Here’s a big Happy Easter video

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The Disability Film Challenge: giving disability a voice in the media

Whether you’re interested in making films, being in them or getting involved behind the scenes, few would argue that there aren’t enough people with disabilities in the media. Well if

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News round-up, week ending 11 April

John Pring, who runs the Disability News Service, publishes his weekly news round-up of the happenings in the disability world the past week. Users of the Independent Living Fund have

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*NOW CLOSED* Easter holiday competition: win a Lush gift set worth £24.95

Easter isn’t just about the chocolate eggs you know, it can be about those other little luxuries too! So why not treat yourself this Easter by entering our competition to

Stand up! But what if you can’t?

‘Get Up! Sitting less can add years to your life’! This headline caught my 1 eye and made me think: as a full-time wheelchair user for the last thirty five

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