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Christmas through the eyes of someone with Asperger’s Syndrome

Christmas can be a magical time of year. A chance to relax and spend time with family. But for some, this time of year is instead stressful, frustrating and overwhelming.

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Disabled? Boxing Day sales are not for the faint-hearted

We all know that shopping on the high street can be tricky if you’re disabled, especially around Christmas time when the Boxing Day and January sales are in full force.

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Disability and sex: how to satisfy yourself with sex toys

In our series on disability and sex, 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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Power wheelchairs: one entrepreneur is revolutionising the market

Alex Papanikolaou is a disabled entrepreneur, whose business has developed a next generation power wheelchair, designed to offer a step change in reliability, performance and support in the power wheelchair

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Top accessible music and events venues across England

We’ve asked musician James Ian and Attitude is Everything, for their list of the top 10 most accessible venues across England. So whether you live near London or Manchester, get ready

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How dangerous can online dating be?

Apart from the relatively low-level risk of exposing yourself to a disappointing evening with someone who chews like a goat and couldn’t carry a conversation in a knapsack, the answer

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Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley voted third most influential disabled person

The Disability Power 100 list covers successful disabled people in politics, media, sport and entertainment. Produced by Powerful Media and sponsored by The Shaw Trust, it creates important discussions around being

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Personal assistants: what you should expect and finding the best

The prospect of finding and employing a personal assistant (PA) can be daunting. That’s why we’ve asked Adam Pike, CEO of SuperCarers to talk you through what you should expect

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Top 5 accessible attractions to visit this Christmas

The Christmas period is the perfect time to spend with family and friends, and what could be better than enjoying a festive day out together? Whether it’s a visit to

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Why are ‘systematic violations’ of disability rights not newsworthy?

It was recently discovered that the United Nations’ (UN) has found ‘systematic violations’ regarding the UK’s compliance with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Yet the

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