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Tips on Travelling to Sri Lanka in Wheelchairs

From postcard picture beaches and scenery to fast paced, buzzing city living in its capital city Colombo, Sri Lanka is one place you can’t help but love. Don’t let your

Rio 2016 Paralympics: swimming Paralympian Ellie Simmonds 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 talk to Paralympian

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Unlimited Festival: dance, music and theatre from disabled artists

Unlimited Festival is back, from the 6th to 11th September, London’s Southbank Centre will be filled with a whole host of free and ticketed events by disabled artists from across

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We’re not all excited about the Paralympic Games, and here’s why

With the Olympics now over, it seems we’ve all once again been bitten by the sporting bug, eagerly awaiting the start of the Paralympic Games. But are we really all excited? Regular Disability Horizons writer Meghan

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Disability and sex: overcoming obstacles in the bedroom

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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Motability cars: top picks for 2016

Many of us have heard of Motability, the highly popular scheme that’s helps disabled people get back on the road or continue to be independent. Since its start 39 years ago,

Disability and sport: have you considered adaptive rowing?

With the Rio 2016 Paralympics fast approaching, we’re talking to disabled people about the sports their involved in, how they got into it, and how you can do the same.

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Gay and disabled: I’m proud of who I am

It’s just under one week until one of the main events myself and my friends always go to kicks off – Manchester’s Big Weekend, otherwise known as Gay Pride. I’ve identified

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Are you happy with your mobility aids?

Mobility aids can help solve a whole host of challenges that we as disabled people face on a daily basis. But do they go far enough? The Engineering and Physical

Rio 2016 Paralympics: table tennis Paralympian Will Bayley 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 talk to Paralympic table tennis

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