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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

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Trim and tasty: cooking made easier for disabled people

Cooking isn’t always easy. Whether you’re one for big, homely meals, light bites or whatever you can manage to rustle up, mealtimes can be notoriously difficult to navigate. We know

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Airbnb acquires Accomable: proof of the Purple Pound

Martyn Sibley, co-founder of Disability Horizons and Accomable, shares news of Accomable’s merge with travel giant Airbnb… Yesterday, Airbnb completed the acquisition of Accomable, an accessible travel business I co-founded

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Wheelchair accessible vehicles: all you need to know to buy the best

Wheelchair accessible vehicles, commonly referred to as WAVs, can make life so much easier if you use a wheelchair. But they’re not cheap – costing upwards of £16,000. So, to

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Asperger’s: here’s how to make the most of your positives to find love

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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Mencap Journalism Awards 2017: changing attitudes towards learning disability in the media

Trying to change attitudes towards learning disabilities in the media can be difficult. However, for a group of young journalists, they have made steps towards achieving that goal having won

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10 amazing male disabled celebrities

We recently rounded up the top 10 female disabled celebrities. This time, it’s the boys’ turn. Here are 10 awesome disabled men, from Paralympians to singers and actors, all making a difference

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