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7 out of 10 disabled workers failed by employers

A staggering 73% of disabled workers in the UK say they have stopped working due to a disability or health condition*, according to new research from disability charity Leonard Cheshire.

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Visit Tune in to Access this March to discover new music technology

Join Drake Music on Saturday 16th March 2019 for the Barbican’s Tune in to Access, a celebratory free day of performances and participation exploring accessibility, technology and the arts. The Barbican is

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Proof that disability doesn’t mean love isn’t possible

Wading through disabled dating sites can become depressing. But there are success stories. Disability Horizons’ very own Chris Cusack is living proof of that. So, for love month, we’ve asked

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Fashion is for everyone – no matter what your disability

What we wear day-in-day-out has a big impact on how we feel about ourselves. Frustratingly, if you’re disabled, finding clothes that will work for you and make you feel good

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Why you should consider Portugal for your next accessible holiday

A number of years ago, sisters Rita and Daniela, who live in Lisbon and love travelling, realised how limiting travelling can be if you have a disability. They decided to

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Finding truly accessible products is like walking a tightrope

Peter Wilkins, an experienced blind techie who has written reviews for the product review website Rate It!, feels like he has been tightrope-walking for more than 50 years. Why? Because

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8 accessible sex toys and aids for anyone with a disability

Valentine’s Day might be over, but we’ve coined all of February ‘love month’ to help ensure that talking about sex and disability isn’t a taboo, and that no matter what

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‘Lost Voice Guy’ Lee Ridley on winning BGT, his comedy tour and people’s reactions to him being a disabled comedian

Back in June 2018, disabled comedian Lee Ridley, also known as ‘Lost Voice Guy’, shot to fame after winning the primetime TV show Britain’s Got Talent. It secured him a

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New accessibility reviews app will take the chance out of going out

A new app, AccessAble, has officially launched into the Apple and Google Play Stores. Developed by a national disability organisation, it aims to transform the quality and availability of accessibility

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Why the FreeWheel is the best wheelchair accessory

Want to increase your independence and get to more places in your wheelchair? Invictus Active tells us all about how the FreeWheel opens up your accessibility to places you never

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