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Recognising good practice in the travel industry

The contenders for this year’s World Responsible Tourism Awards for the category of “Best for people with disabilities” have been announced. Now in it’s 11th year, the World Responsible Tourism

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Access All Areas Theatre

Today we have an article about Access All Areas and the Performance Making course for learning disabled people, written by graduating student Paul Christian, who will be performing at the

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Working for the BBC: how you can get the job you want

In our series of interviews with various disabled BBC employees across the business, we delve into what it’s really like working there. You can find the right job for you

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Come and join us with our new hangout videos

Although we love a written article to inform and entertain our lovely audience, we – here at Disability Horizons – like to mix it up from time to time. As

Travel

Top 10 tips for a hassle-free accessible holiday

We don’t know of anyone who would turn down a holiday. But for some of us, booking a trip can be a seriously stressful, especially when sourcing and planning an

Lifestyle

Disabled beauty pageants: why don’t we hear about them?

Did you know that the United States has hosted beauty pageants for people with disabilities for many years? To date, there have been numerous staged events that welcome the broad

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Working for the BBC: challenging perceptions of disability and employment

In our series of interviews with various disabled BBC employees across the business, we delve into what it’s really like working there. You can find the right job for you

Lifestyle

Inaccessible high streets: challenging the retailers

Following on from Fleur Perry’s article last week, demanding that retailers listen up and tackle the accessibility issues on our high street, it was time for her to take action

News & opinion

Can a ‘caring’ relationship support independence?

Do we care about independence? And is independent living compatible with being cared for? These are questions that crops up again and again for disabled people when thinking about the

Lifestyle

Living costs: my disability shopping list

I have been what’s known as ‘disabled’ my whole life – oh, how society loves labels! I have a genetic condition called Spinal Muscular Atrophy, which means I’m about as

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