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Accessible bathrooms: maintaining your independence and making life that little bit easier

We hear about how for two people – disabled artist Stella, who has muscular dystrophy, and property developer Jamie, who became disabled in later life – simple bathroom adaptions by

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Setting up a business to help myself and millions of others with thin skin

Across the world, it’s estimated that millions of people are affected by problems associated with having thin skin, often because of a disability. For those with it, they can become

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How accessible are the new electric black cabs in London?

Londoner Toby Mildon, who uses a power wheelchair, tries out one of London’s new electric black cabs. Read on to find out how accessible they are, and claim £50 off your

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VIDEO: disability-rights activist Judith Heumann’s story on making change happen

In our latest video interview, Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley talks to disability-rights activist Judith Heumann, a formidable woman from New York who has played an integral part in fighting

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Clarity: employing visually impaired and disabled people

We all know that finding a job when you’re disabled can be a hard slog, made harder by unaccepting attitudes and accessibility issues. But not every company is close-minded, and

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FREE accessible travel advice at Naidex 2018

Europe’s largest disability and independent living event is only a matter of weeks away! Naidex will be returning to Birmingham’s NEC on the 25th and 26th April for its 44th

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Amberly Lago: disabled fitness trainer and motivational speaker

Former athlete and professional dancer Amberly Lago suffered a horrific motorcycle accident in 2010, which severed her femoral artery and shattered her right leg almost beyond repair. Despite the debilitating,

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How you can get involved in a new orchestra for young disabled people

The National Open Youth Orchestra, an orchestra for young disabled people, is currently looking for new members (deadline Sunday 8th April). Read about the experiences of one member, Benedict, and

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Overcoming a stutter to fulfil my dream of teaching

Adam Black shares his experience of living with a stutter and how he overcame his condition with help from The McGuire Programme. The course gave him the confidence to follow

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4 healthcare tech advances expected to significantly impact in 2018

If you consider the history of humanity, each century is associated with a significant improvement in healthcare. For instance, in the 100 years between 1910 and 2010, human life expectancy increased by more than

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