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The Garden: an inclusive theatre performance as part of London 2012

From 6th to 9th September, Graeae will be showcasing a new accessible outdoor production called The Garden at the Riverside Terrace, Southbank Centre. We speak to writer, Alex Bulmer, who

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I’m Spazticus: straight from the horse’s mouth

I’m Spazticus is a new hidden camera prank show from Channel 4, airing in the run up to the Paralympics. As this controversial four-part disability show comes to an end,

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Matthew Newbury: The Secret Millionaire

Martyn Sibley talks to amputee and businessman, Matthew Newbury, who recently appeared on the Channel 4 show, “The Secret Millionaire”. You may have seen or heard of the Channel 4 television

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Debbie van der Putten: a disabled model and proud of it

Disabled fashion model, Debbie van der Putten, who is an amputee, tells Disability Horizons how she is proud to be a disabled model, and is working to get disability noticed

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The perils of shopping with mobility impairments

New Disability Horizons contributor, Merry Cross, who currently presents the radio show Make Yourself Heard, shares her thoughts on the perils of shopping with mobility impairments. If I were asked

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Disabled superheroes: how many can you name?

Following on from our article about the need for books featuring disabled characters, new Disability Horizons contributor, Frank Lambert, tells us how he was inspired to introduce a disabled superhero

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XENI: fashionable clothing for disabled women

Ann Olivier talks to Disability Horizons about how she came to start her own clothing line, XENI, for people with disabilities, amidst coping with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). I’m Ann Olivier,

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Once upon a time: children’s books need disabled heroes

Alexandra Strick talks to Disability Horizons about her work to make children’s books more inclusive and accessible. When I was a child, the typical children’s book depicted a white middle-class

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The Undateables: a frank review

Regular contributor, Deborah Caulfield, tells us her opinion on The Undateables, a three-part series following a group of people with disabilities as they navigate the world of dating. Having neither

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Drake Music: breaking down disabling barriers to music

New Disability Horizons contributor, Carien Meijer, CEO of a dynamic music and technology hub, Drake Music, tells us how the organisation works to break down physical and social barriers using