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Disability and travel: accessible Scotland

If you have a disability, travelling is rarely straight forward. So that’s why we’ve teamed up with Carrie-Ann Lightley from Tourism for All, to bring you a series of articles to

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The Very Alternative Guide to Spinal Cord Injury

‘Humour’ and ‘sudden paralysis’ are not typically two terms that would sit hand-in-hand. However, a new book has combined the two to deliver an alternative take on dealing with a

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Join Disability Horizons at Naidex 2016

Next week Disability Horizons will be exhibiting at Naidex 2016, where we’ll be able to check out the latest independent living products and innovative mobility aids and assistive technology. Here,

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Blaine Harrison: how we can make music accessible

Blaine Harrison, who has spina bifida, is probably one of the most recognised disabled musicians and songwriters, best known for being the lead vocalist of the indie rock band Mystery

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Victims of TBI fight for education and awareness

There are any number of accidents and injuries that can result in the victim being considered disabled and not all of them are visible to the naked eye. As many

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Disability and entertainment: fighting delusions about disability

Hayleigh has a Masters in Creative Media Practises and is currently undertaking a Doctorate of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and she’s going to use her expertise to open up

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Survey designed to improve the accessibility of websites

The Click-Away Pound Survey was created by Rick Williams to provide website owners with hard data about the business case for accessible websites. And so far the results are convincing.

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Toilet trouble: the inaccessible accessible toilet!

I’m sure we have all had toilet trouble in the past, and disabled people are no different. However for many disabled people, there is an additional meaning to ‘toilet trouble’ –

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We need to talk about disability hate crime

Last year Home Office figures showed that more than 52,000 hate crime offences were reported in England and Wales in 2014 – 15, an 18% increase on the previous year. The statistics

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Tips to prepare you for traveling by wheelchair

Traveling by wheelchair does not have to be as difficult as you think. The secret is: plan way ahead! By ‘plan ahead’ I mean get yourself clued up on the

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