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How to live the life you want and be a kick-ass disabled person

Fancy a shot of optimism and boost to your confidence?! We hear from Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley about how to be an awesome disabled person in our modern society.

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Cerebral Palsy: life as a disabled student

Disability Horizons reader Chloe Tear, who has Cerebral Palsy, is currently studying psychology at university. Her blog, Life as a Cerebral Palsy student, has reached more than 30,000 people already. Read

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Podcast series with entrepreneur Phil Friend: difference is your asset

As part of a new series, Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley will be interviewing famous and influential disabled people to bring you a collection of entertaining and informative podcasts. This

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The art of blind photography and finding your own style

Tammy has always had a passion for all things creative – writing, drawing, and taking photographs. But with a retinal disease, Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP), that causes vision loss over time,

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Disability benefits: make sure you’re getting the help you need

From Personal Independence Payment to Disability Living Allowance, there are a whole host of disability benefits out there designed to help you. But are you claiming everything you’re entitled to?

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We talk to a disability rights activist who’s not afraid to make his voice heard

Disability rights activist Simon Stevens, who has cerebral palsy, has just released his autobiography. It talks about his struggles with abuse, addiction and attempted suicide, contrasted with periods of self-discovery and a growing

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Starting your own business: we talk to disabled athlete turned entrepreneur

Disabled athlete Arielle combined her love of sports and business to create her company, Ingenium, which makes wheelchair racing gloves. Read more to learn about her successful business that started

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Power wheelchairs: one entrepreneur is revolutionising the market

Alex Papanikolaou is a disabled entrepreneur, whose business has developed a next generation power wheelchair, designed to offer a step change in reliability, performance and support in the power wheelchair

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Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley voted third most influential disabled person

The Disability Power 100 list covers successful disabled people in politics, media, sport and entertainment. Produced by Powerful Media and sponsored by The Shaw Trust, it creates important discussions around being

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Disability and employment: using your personality to get a job

Jane Hatton, who manages Evenbreak, a not-for-profit jobs board run by disabled people for disabled people, publishes her bi-monthly article on the subject of disability and employment. This month, talking