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Learning disabilities represented on New Year’s Honours List

36-year-old Scott Watkin, an eye care and vision development officer for the charity SeeAbility, is one of this year’s deserving recipients of the British Empire Medal. Scott, who has a learning

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Home, Design and Build Summit: a step forward for accessibility

In 2018, accessibility is still an issue in the UK and, in fact, the world. Approximately one in five people in the UK have a disability (DLF.com). This means that

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A funny one-woman show about disabled king Richard III

Next month sees the reimagining of Richard III – a king with scoliosis who was vilified by Shakespeare. But what was his true story? Was he really a villain and evil

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Direct Payments: the disparities between local authorities

Chris Cusack, who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), examines how Direct Payments and the level of care people are getting differs vastly between local authorities – it really does seem

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Valentine’s Day: our ultimate dating, relationship and sex tips

Ahead of Valentine’s Day, we’re launching our new series of sex and relationship articles, to bring you our ultimate tips. For this, we’ve teamed up with disability and sex expert,

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VIDEO: Mik Scarlet on being yourself, being confident and being inclusive

In our latest video interview, we speak to journalist Mik Scarlet, best known for his bold looks, dynamic presenting-style and openness about sex and disability. From his time at school to

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Knocking down disabling barriers through positivity

Sai Kaustuv Dasgupta is a name that has been hitting the international headlines for two reasons. Firstly, for his multi-creative talents – graphic design, motivational speaking, singing and composing, for

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VIDEO: Tanni Grey-Thompson on changing the world for disabled people

Following on from our launch of the DHorizons Tribe, in our new series, we’ll be interviewing experts, celebrities, and influencers to bring you video interviews, personal insights and more. This week, Paralympic

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Accessible bathrooms: small things can make a big difference

It’s amazing how the seemingly simple things, that most people take for granted, can make such a big difference to your quality of life when you’re disabled. We hear about

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Don’t let your wheelchair get in the way of experiencing live music

Live music is an exhilarating experience, one not to be missed, no matter what your disability. So we’ve asked music concert enthusiast and wheelchair user Steve McChrystal about four accessible concert venues