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The cost of being disabled

Lynley Adams, who recently wrote for us about becoming disabled later in life, has discovered just how much it costs to be disabled. From mobility aids to new clothes that

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Flying solo: my first experience of travelling alone as a disabled passenger

Blogger Tracey Ebbs recently discovered that navigating through an airport with Multiple Sclerosis, on her own, comes with a fair few challenges, especially when things don’t go according to plan…

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ME and me: making films about disability to raise awareness

Disabled writer and actor Thom Jackson-Wood, who has ME, talks to Disability Horizons about his films, Awaken and The Black Box, both of which are about disability. Written after frustrations

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Be inspired by disabled photographer Alessandro Capoccetti

For many, photography is a passion. But it’s also a way to help change perceptions around disability. We speak to disabled photographer Alessandro Capoccetti about his career, his passion for

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Disability and travel: have you ever considered Cologne?

Thinking of heading off for a city break this coming May bank holiday? Have you considered Cologne in Germany? We here from seasoned traveller Tom, who has Cerebral Palsy, about

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Podcast series with Liz Sayce: community participation and universal design

As part of a new series, Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley will be interviewing famous and influential disabled people from the top 100 Power list to bring you a collection

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Election 2017: we look at disabled people’s fight for the right to vote

With yet another general election just around the corner, editor of Disability United, Fleur Perry, looks back at the history of the fight for disabled people to have the right

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5 things only siblings of a disabled person would know

Having a brother or sister can be amazing and frustrating in equal measure. But what’s it like if you have a disabled sibling? Do you have an even more special

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Is the ‘yes you can’ mentality always best?

Disability Horizons Deputy Editor, Karen Mogendorff, explores the negative impact of the ‘yes you can’ mentality. Does it put undue pressure on disabled people to achieve more than they’re able

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Should you install a stair lift or a home elevator?

The home you have lived in and loved may prove to be a problem for you in your golden years if you have stairs. However, you may be reluctant to

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