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Accessible travel in Europe: the day is coming…

How wonderful would it be to see a time when Europe is fully accessible to people with any disability, so that they can travel and explore freely? Sadly, we all

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Graeae Theatre Company campaigns to #SaveTheILF Will you join them?

“You have to kill your neighbour to survive, it’s selfishness that keeps a man alive,” scream the poignant lyrics of Brecht and Weill’s The Threepenny Opera Act 2 Finale.  These

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DH in the Pub: World Cup special

Football mania is sweeping the world as the 2014 FIFA World Cup excitement rages on. So what better topic to ponder and debate in our latest Disability Horizons podcast than

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New York Fashion Week: the first runway model in a wheelchair

Picture this: it’s New York Fashion Week, an event surrounded by excitement and frenzied press, celebrities swarming in their droves to see and be seen at this highly prestigious fashion

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Disabilities aren’t always obvious

I’m Luke, originally from Jersey, and I first moved to the mainland in 2001 to attend university. But from early on I found it difficult to cope. I knew I

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Driving dreams: my journey to driving and freedom

For many people, disabled or not, driving means independence. It means freedom and endless possibilities. But the prospect of driving can be a daunting one if you have disability. Here,

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Designer limbs: top pimped-up prosthetics

From the weird to the wonderful, we’ve been looking for the latest, coolest, most innovative and quirkiest prosthetic limbs. Who said disability can’t be beautiful? Prepare to be amazed, shocked, 

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Guest Post: Travel insurance – guidance for holidaymakers

A world of accessible holiday opportunities awaits you and being disabled doesn’t mean that your travel insurance has to restrict your choices when it comes to arranging disabled holidays and

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*NOW CLOSED* Help us to be even better and get the chance to win a £100 Amazon voucher

To make sure our platform and community is as good as it can be, we’re carrying out our 2014 reader’s survey! Please help us be as good as we can

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Survivor personalities – uncovering resilience, finding happiness

Is it possible to be a better person following the loss of your sight or the acquisition of a major disability? It’s a controversial question for sure. However the point