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Evenbreak: always looking for talented disabled people

We’re a diverse bunch, us disabled people, aren’t we? All different. Different skills, talents, ambitions, aspirations, personalities – oh, and different impairments. Like many disabled people, I’m a bit uncomfortable

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“Why am I disabled? Well…” 10 funny answers to a common question

Talking about disability is generally a very serious topic. With so many inaccessible places in the world, discrimination, stereotyping and bad organisation procedures, there’s a lot left to improve. Being

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Closure of the Independent Living Fund: there are questions to be answered

Why is the closure of the Independent Living Fund important (ILF)? What does it have to do with you, or me? And just what does independent living really mean? Lorraine

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Want to be a radio presenter?

Ever thought about being a radio presenter? Well now might be your chance. Read on to learn about SWINDON 105.5 community radio from founder Shirley Ludford, and how they’re always

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Knowing your value and believing in it

Do you know what you’re worth? Whether you’re in employment, looking for work or an entrepreneur, knowing your value and what you can do for others is key. Disability Horizons

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Raising awareness of spinal cord injury and the support available

The Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) is the leading national user-led charity for spinal cord injured (SCI) people. Being a user led organisation, SIA is well placed to understand the everyday

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Speak Out 4 Care: get your voice heard

Disability Horizons supports Alana Inness’s petition to stop more disabled and older people falling out of the care system, like her brother James nearly did. In October of this year

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Disability Rights UK: where are we at and what do we need to do

Philip Connolly, new Policy and Communications Manager at Disability Rights UK, tells us about where he thinks we stand on disability rights in 2014, and what we need to for the

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Taking flight: conquering the seemingly impossible

Ever since my childhood, I’ve dreamt of being like a bird. In my little boy eyes, birds were above all the obstacles; they could fly and move at the drop

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Undressing Disability: celebrating all bodies and campaigning for change

Enhance the UK is a small charity specialising in ensuring there are equal opportunities for those with disabilities and sensory impairments, delivering interactive disability awareness training and online resources. They

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