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Could a wheelchair user be a football referee?

As Euro 2016 comes to a close, we talk to a football referee and wheelchair user Nathan Mattick. Find out how he got into football, how his disability affects him

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Top tips for getting around when you have dementia

Many people assume that dementia and Alzheimers are something that only affect older people, but in the UK it’s estimated that more than 42,000 between the age or 30 and

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Disability, dating and sex: top flirting tips

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

The Wheelyboat Trust: making boats accessible

The Wheelyboat Trust is a small national charity dedicated to providing mobility impaired people of all ages with access to waterborne activities using specially designed wheelchair accessible Wheelyboats. We talked

Rio 2016 Paralympics: wheelchair tennis Paralympian Lucy Shuker in the spotlight

To celebrate the Rio 2016 Paralympics we have been interviewing Paralympians set to compete for Team GB in the 2016 games in Rio Brazil. This week we get the inside

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Disability and music: disabled musician Dean Rodney in the spotlight

We’ve set music writer Meghan out to interview leading disabled musicians to find out how they got into music, how their disability affects their performances and how accessible concert venues really

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Disability dating sites: how to write the best online dating profile

Online dating is becoming increasingly popular and more and more people are logging on in the hope of finding The One. But with such a lot of fish in the

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Disability and fashion: fashion is for every body

Alicia Searcy, also known as Nashville’s disabled style blogger extraordinaire, the Spashionista (short for Spastic Fashionista), is set on changing the fashion industry for good. Alicia’s our latest DH Guru who will be

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8 things to consider when renting a wheelchair accessible vehicle

Accessible tourism is a fast-growing industry, opening doors for disabled people all over the planet. Many travelers can now access places they may not have been able to before thanks to

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Me Before You: why I’m boycotting this film

Out resident entertainment reporter Hayleigh tells us why she’s unequivocally decided not to see the much publicised film Me Before You. And here’s why… I am not usually one for rules.

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