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Invisible disabilities: understanding dyslexia

Not all disabilities are obvious, or even visible. New Disability Horizons writer, Aurora Betony, shares her experiences of adult dyslexia, how people perceive it, and offers some guidance and support

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Accepting your disability and living your life

Disabled or not, we’re all susceptible to feeling emotionally low, self-conscious and suffering from anxiety. But if you have a disability, it can be harder to accept what life has

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How one wheelchair-racing athlete is using her notoriety to give back

Team USA wheelchair racer, Arielle Rausin, uses her career to fundraise and support charities that are important to her. Read on to find out about her recent trip to Kenya

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Three disabled people who will not let themselves be limited

When some people hear the word ‘disability’, thoughts of limitations come to mind—what a person can’t do, what they used to do and what they wish they could do. There

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Why disabled actress Sam Renke is supporting Parallel London

The 3rd September sees the return of Parallel London, a mass-participation race for people of all abilities. Regular writer Carrie Aimes speaks to disabled actress Sam Renke, ambassador for Parallel

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Arthrogryposis Awareness Day: have you heard of it before?

Like most people, you probably do not know what Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC) is. Well, Arthrogryposis Awareness Day on 30 June 2017 is a perfect opportunity to find out about this

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Accessible taxis: get £15 off your first uberACCESS and uberASSIST ride

We’ve teamed up with transportation service Uber to bring you discounts on accessible taxi rides in big cities across the UK. Read on to find out how you can use

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The cost of being disabled

Lynley Adams, who recently wrote for us about becoming disabled later in life, has discovered just how much it costs to be disabled. From mobility aids to new clothes that

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Podcast series with Liz Sayce: community participation and universal design

As part of a new series, Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley will be interviewing famous and influential disabled people from the top 100 Power list to bring you a collection

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5 things only siblings of a disabled person would know

Having a brother or sister can be amazing and frustrating in equal measure. But what’s it like if you have a disabled sibling? Do you have an even more special