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Disability, sex and relationships: making the most of New Year celebrations

In our series on disability, sex and relationships, expert and resident agony aunt Tuppy (who runs Outsiders – a private club for disabled people looking for a relationship) answers your

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Boxing Day: 10 things to do if you’re bored

Christmas can be a lot of fun. Then you get to Boxing Day and all the excitement is over.  It’s easy to feel a bit deflated or even bored.  Or

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Disability doesn’t have to get in your way

Let’s be honest, having a disability can suck. But it doesn’t mean you can’t have a life and succeed – many disabled people are living proof of that. This Christmas,

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10 surprising facts about arthritis

Arthritis is found in over 10 million people in the UK, including 15,000 children. It is mostly found in people over 50 years old but can affect people at a

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Candoco Dance Company: it’s about what you can do not what you can’t

Candoco Dance Company exists to change people’s perception of disability, and highlight what people can do, not can’t. An ethos close to Disability Horizon’s heart, so we were keen to

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Arthritis in the UK: a closer look

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis in the UK, commonly causing stiffness and pain in the joints. When a sufferer develops osteoarthritis the cartilage covering the ends of

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It’s been a dark couple of weeks for disabled people: what does it all mean?

From the closure of the Independent Living Fund to the finding that high street shops and restaurants are inaccessible, Lorraine Gradwell reflects on what this all means for disabled people

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Disability Horizons’ Christmas gift guide

Are you struggling to find the perfect gift for your friend, relative or loved one? Look no further as we have rounded up the best Christmas gifts for disabled people

Employment 3 Comments

Employment and disability: advantages of being disabled

Jane Hatton, who manages Evenbreak, a not-for-profit job board run by disabled people for disabled people, publishes her monthly article on the subject of employment and diversity. This month she looks

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Roaming Rome: a dream trip to historical Italy

Would you like to go on an amazing trip abroad but you are a wheelchair user? Are you afraid of the potential barriers? I recently visited the ancient city of

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