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10 amazing male disabled celebrities

We recently rounded up the top 10 female disabled celebrities. This time, it’s the boys’ turn. Here are 10 awesome disabled men, from Paralympians to singers and actors, all making a difference

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Remap: 5 innovative designs that have changed disabled people’s lives

Remap is a charity that helps disabled people achieve independence and a better quality of life by designing and making equipment for their individual needs. Last year the charity helped

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Accepting disability and becoming a disabled parent

Being a parent is never easy, let alone if you have a disability to contend with as well. But that hasn’t stopped Rebecca Brown. She has suffered from cardiomyopathy and

Superhero Tri Series: interview with Paralympian David Weir

Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley interviews Paralympic gold medalist David Weir about the Superhero Series sporting event that took place this summer. On Saturday 19th August I headed to Lake

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Blue Badge Style Awards: from accessible listed buildings to the best loo!

Earlier this month, Blue Badge Style awarded 10 hotels, restaurants and bars with its BLADE award to recognise stylish venues that are inclusive of people with disabilities. The awards aim

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For the Billion: help make a difference to disabled people’s lives – including your own

Disability Horizons co-founder Martyn Sibley talks to us about new campaign For the Billion. It’s estimated that there are 1 billion disabled people in the world, and a lot of

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Using poetry and writing to overcome disability

American poet and writer Christopher Reardon dreamt of playing sport from a young age. But a brain tumor in childhood, which left him partially paralysed, meant he had to refocus

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World Cerebral Palsy Day: changing misconceptions about CP

Tomorrow, 6th October, is World Cerebral Palsy Day. So, to mark the day and to change people’s perceptions, Lindsey Pasieka, whose brother has cerebral palsy, busts 10 common misconceptions about the

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Disability benefits: top 10 tips for managing your money

We all know that having a disability comes with lots of extra costs. So, if you’re receiving some form of disability benefits, but not much else, it can be hard

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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