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The Theory of Everything: a different theory of disability on the big screen

The Theory of Everything, a film that depicts the early life of well known Cambridge University student and physicist Stephen Hawking. A man who has defied the odds and broken new

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Sparks of change

Peaks and Troughs. Ebb and Flow. However much I strive for consistency, it always seems to evade me. Partly because I guess ‘that’s life’. Partly because I seem to like

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Disability, sex and relationships: quadriplegic pleasure

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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How to find the right personal assistant

Going to university or moving out for the first time can be a daunting and stressful experience for any young adult. But when you also have a disability to contend

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Disability and gadgets: Wi-Fi kettles, what’s not to like

Robert Wemyss is the IT guru at Really Useful Stuff. RUS is delighted to join in with Disability Horizons to offer a monthly roundup of all things tech and gadget.

Pumping irons, changing perceptions – Q&A with James Sutliff

This week we speak to James Sutliff, a fitness enthusiast currently working in the construction industry on his burgeoning career as a fitness model and his aspirations to help more

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Access All Areas: how to organise cruise travel

Travelling with a disability can be challenging but a cruise holiday can take a lot of the stress out of the equation. You don’t need to plan anything on a

The bus hit him: skiing saved him

Sports, and a competitive streak, can be a cause of discord in marriage. But for Heather Gray and her husband, sports preserved their union – and her husband’s life. Sports

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Disability and independence: NHS wheelchair services

Frances Leckie, editor of Independent Living, writes about the current state of wheelchair services and how they could be set for change. Frances is a “DH Guru” who’ll be sharing

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*NOW CLOSED* Easter competition: win an Hotel Chocolat Rabot Extra Thick Egg worth £29 from John Lewis

Easter isn’t just about religion or little chocolate eggs. It can be about those huge chocolate eggs that make us salivate just thinking about them! So why not treat yourself

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