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The big book launch!

DH’s co-editor, Martyn Sibley, writes about his book launch and the inspiration behind the Disability Diamond Theory. In taking the step from being a disability charity fundraiser into the untitled

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Welcome to Budapest’s Hotel Panda – A hotel run by disabled staff

Adelina Chalmers who publishes a blog called Promoting Good Practice writes about a hotel in Budapest, Hungary that is run by disabled staff. Mentioning Central-Eastern Europe prompts in most people’s

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Starting your own business – Inspired by incapacity

DH meets Ian Davies, inventor of The Plugster which helps people with mobility difficulties to help pull a plug from a socket. In 1996 Ian Davies had a road accident

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The London Underground – An accessible future?

Transport for London (“TfL”) who are responsible for managing the London Underground are currently investing billions of pounds to upgrade the network in a process that will continue over the

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Starting your own business: Martyn Sibley

Disability Horizons co-editor, Martyn, recently left his job at Scope to start his own social enterprise, Sunnier Days. Martyn talks about his journey starting his own business. As I write

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Andy’s Kars: the garage that repairs cars and… people’s lives

Adelina Chalmers recently wrote the following article re-published from her blog Promoting Good Practice about the incredible work of Andy Kent and his efforts in trying to train people with disabilities

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Starting your own business: Rob Smith

Rob Smith writes for DH about acquiring his disability and the journey he has taken since. This amazing journey has resulted with the creation of numerous businesses and world of

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Positive about the future: meet the new recruits

Meet the new trainees on Chartered Institute for Housing’s (CIH’s) Positive Action for Disability project as they develop their career in housing. CIH’s unique programme that creates professional traineeships for

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Starting your own business: Rick Goldstein

If you need something which doesn’t exist, then you just have to create it yourself.  We at Disability Horizons would like to introduce you to Rick Goldstein, the inventor of

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The Hardest Hit

Following on from Jamie Robertson’s article from the previous edition, Martyn attended the march with over 5000 people. Here is a video of his experience… By Martyn Sibley