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Interview: Emmerdale’s disabled actor James Moore on making disability ‘normal’

Award-winning ITV soap Emmerdale recently cast a disabled actor in a pivotal role, placing him at the forefront of a major, developing storyline. Newcomer, 25-year-old James Moore from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire

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Disabled comedian ‘Lost Voice Guy’ wins Britain’s Got Talent 2018

Are you a Britain’s Got Talent viewer? Did you see the final last night? If you tuned in this year, you won’t have failed to notice that the live shows

Steel Bones: first amputees to conquer Mount Snowdon

On 30th May, a determined group of 18 amputees from around the UK will set out on a truly inspirational challenge to become the first amputees to conquer Mount Snowdon. The

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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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This is Not a Safe Space: a show about the truth of disability in the modern world

Award-winning poet and performer Jackie Hagan’s latest show, This is Not a Safe Space, explores the impact of benefit cuts on disabled peopled and those living on the margins of

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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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Dating Coach on Wheels: top tips from disability and dating expert

Do you suffer from low self-esteem and find dating too nerve-wracking a prospect? Well, then you’re in luck. Disability Horizons writer Carrie Aimes speaks to Amin Lakhani, the Dating Coach

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Top 10 amazing female disabled celebrities

Last year we rounded up the top 10 disabled celebrities, listing both disabled men and women that have graced our screens. So, this year, we thought it was time to

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Are you excited about Jonnie Peacock being on Strictly Come Dancing?

Have you been watching Strictly Come Dancing? Are you one of the many superfans? Disability Horizons writer Carrie Aimes certainly is. But what’s made this year all the more exciting

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Janine Shepherd: a broken body is not a broken person

Former elite athlete and now celebrated author, Janine Shepherd, shares her inspirational story in the best-selling memoir, Defiant: A Broken Body is not a Broken Person. It chronicles her journey

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