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Disability discrimination: is it happening to you?

Have you ever experienced discrimination because of your disability? Writer Rebecca Sherwood, who uses a wheelchair, talks about the many different types of discrimination, from accessibility issues to prejudices, and

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Disability and relationships: how to gain confidence and ace a date

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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6 tips for caring for an elderly parent

As your parents advance in age, it’s time to rethink how you care for them. Watching your parents age isn’t easy, but you can make the most out of your

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How you can help change the lives of disabled people in developing countries

Being disabled comes with its difficulties. But many of us have it a lot easier than others. Around the world, millions of disabled people live in developing countries, often in

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3 ways to get closer to knowing your life purpose

More than once in our lifetime, we find ourselves asking questions about our life purpose, asking “Why am I here?” and “How can I discover and fulfil my mission in

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A sign of the times: SpecialEffect showing disabled gamers haven’t been forgotten

We all know that games are a form of escape, but they can be so much more than that. In fact, this is something that gaming companies are now starting

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Disability and sex: being intimate when you have chronic pain

If you have a disability, especially one that causes you pain, sex can be tricky. But there are ways around it. We hear from one reader about how she not

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Disability and travel: accessibility in Hampshire and the South Downs

Experienced traveller, Martyn Sibley, Co-founder of Disability Horizons, tells us about his recent trip to Hampshire, and stay in an accessible cottage. But, even the most seasoned traveller can come up

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The Traffic Life Game: making talking about tricky situations easier

Earlier this year we heard about the new board game, Removing Barriers, which aimed to help people and businesses understand the access needs of people with disabilities. Now, a new

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Top 5 assistive technologies to feature at Naidex 2018

Once again, Europe’s largest and most comprehensive event dedicated to independent living will return to the Birmingham NEC. Naidex will be back for its 44th year on the 25th and