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Feeling powerless? A guide to handling brain injuries caused by medical malpractice

Any injury or undiagnosed illness that affects the brain is likely to have lasting and far-reaching consequences, physical, emotional and financial. But what if the injury was due to medical

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Surviving a stroke: living life to the fullest and travelling around the world

New Disability Horizons writer Wolf, who is from New Zealand, is about to embark on a four-month-long adventure as he travels to a number of cities across the world, including

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Disability and parenting: top baby products for disabled mums

Disabled mum Fi Anderson, who has muscular dystrophy, shares her blog post on the most useful baby products and gadgets that have helped her adjust to being a disabled mum.

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Listening to young disabled people to help make a change

Living Life to the Fullest is a social research project that seeks to forge a new understanding of the lives, hopes, desires and contributions of young disabled people. Here, we

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Disability rights: 10 years of fighting for my basic rights to live

Sadly, throughout the world, many disabled people aren’t receiving the level of care that they need and deserve. We’ve heard about many stories in the UK, but today we hear

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Disability, accessibility and the psychology of style

Lucy Geer, who works for Blue Badge Style, which lists and reviews venues that excel in both the accessibility and style stakes, shares her blog post on just how important

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Accessible bathrooms: maintaining your independence and making life that little bit easier

We hear about how for two people – disabled artist Stella, who has muscular dystrophy, and property developer Jamie, who became disabled in later life – simple bathroom adaptions by

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Setting up a business to help myself and millions of others with thin skin

Across the world, it’s estimated that millions of people are affected by problems associated with having thin skin, often because of a disability. For those with it, they can become

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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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Overcoming a stutter to fulfil my dream of teaching

Adam Black shares his experience of living with a stutter and how he overcame his condition with help from The McGuire Programme. The course gave him the confidence to follow