Employment

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Work experience – a taste of working life in the big city

New DH contributor, Catherine Alexander, is a university student who recently went down to London to complete a work experience placement during her summer vacation. She kindly shares with us

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CLARITY Employment for Blind People – A sustainable and holistic approach to helping disabled people into employment!

Adelina Chalmers, who publishes a blog called Promoting Good Practice, writes about a fantastic organisation which helps people who are blind into employment. Whilst I was putting together some final

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Employment and disability – a personal perspective

New DH contributor, Sarah Levis, a blogger from Canada shares a moving personal insight into her experience of trying to find employment and kindly offers some thoughts for others facing

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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