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BFI presents a history of ‘Disabled Britain on Film’ from 1911 to the present day

The BFI has launched ‘Disabled Britain on Film’, a rich and varied free online collection of more than 170 films from across the UK, plus 20 specially curated features available to rent

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10 truths about being a wheelchair user

We hear from writer Raya who shares 10 truths about being a wheelchair user. From avoiding getting your wheels dirty to getting the best seat at a concert, read on to find out how many of these you recognise.

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WAV Compare.com celebrates £5 million milestone

WAV Compare is the UK’s leading online platform that only promotes wheelchair accessible vehicles and is celebrating hitting the £5 million pounds milestone of sales generated through its platform. Established

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8 unbelievable experiences with strangers – all because I’m disabled

Having read our 10 bizarre experiences with carers article, Disability Horizons reader and wheelchair user Helen Wheels got in touch with her own amusing and frustrating experiences. This time, it’s

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Disabled actor James Moore wins Best Newcomer at the NTAs 2019

Last night, disabled actor James Moore won the award for Best Newcomer at the National Television Awards 2019 for his role as Ryan Stocks in Emmerdale. Back in July last

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Disability and travel: the easy way to transport your equipment and luggage on holiday

One of the most frustrating and stressful parts of a trip away can be transporting, handling and protecting your luggage and equipment at the airport – before you’ve even headed

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3 top-rated products for disabled people on Rate it!

We all want to find everyday products that will make our lives easier, right? New website Rate it! can help you to do just that. It’s one of the first

How a visually impaired boxer with muscle weakness is knocking down barriers

Sannah Hussain isn’t your ‘typical’ boxer. She’s female, Muslim, visually impaired and has muscle weakness. But that’s exactly why she’s passionate about making the sport more accessible. Writer Raya AlJadir

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How AccessAble’s website and app can make your life easier

Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley recently tried out the new AccessAble app. It has accessibility data for restaurants, attractions, shops, hotels and much more, from across the UK, enabling you to

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Future audiologist has a unique perspective as a wheelchair user

Olivia Bender was diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis at the age of 14 and since then has used a wheelchair for mobility. She’s currently training to be an audiologist and, as

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