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Rio 2016 Paralympics: Boccia Paralympian David Smith in the spotlight

To celebrate the Rio 2016 Paralympics we’ve been interviewing Paralympians set to compete for Team GB in the 2016 games in Rio Brazil. This week we’ve spoken to Boccia player David

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Alexandra Kutas: meet the disabled model challenging the fashion industry

Alexandra Kutas suffered a spinal cord injury during birth, but she’s never let her disability hold back. She is Ukrainian’s first disabled model in a wheelchair, and hopes her position

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Disabled toilets: how to have a successful ‘comfort break’

If you have a disability, going anywhere, even for a coffee in town, let alone a proper day out, is complicated by the availability – or lack thereof – of

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Disability and sex: satisfying your desires

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

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The UK National Lottery’s Good Causes Program reaches out

The UK National Lottery makes sure as much money as possible goes towards philanthropic causes. It is so important to them that with each and every ticket sold a large

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Brexit: what does it mean for disabled people

No matter what side you were on, remain or leave, Brexit has bought about a high level of uncertainty for us all. But what does it mean for disabled people

Rio 2016 Paralympics: will it make a difference to disabled people?

With the excitement of the Rio 2016 Paralympics in the air, our entertainment writer Hayleigh takes a look at how the media is covering all things disability so far, and whether

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Becoming disabled: how to continue your old life – with minor adjustments

Becoming disabled later in life can be extremely tough. Your life is no longer what it was and your sense of freedom is often changed forever. But despite the added

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Accessible holiday accommodation at Lane End Farm in Derbyshire

The Bimblers describe themselves as the UK’s most unlikely travel bloggers. Rob, together with his partner Bridget, travel in a wheelchair, reviewing access as they go. Driven by the mantra

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5 mobility aids for accessible travelling

Currently planning your summer holiday but already stressing about the equipment you might need to make it a hassle-free holiday? So that you can have the best time possible, we’ve

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