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Social Model of Disability: who, what and why

Have you heard of the Social Model of Disability? Do you identify with it and use it? Disabled journalist Fleur Perry explains how it has created change for disabled people and can still be used today to make society truly inclusive.

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Promoting mental health for people with learning disabilities

Mental health is something we all need to keep in check. But, if you have a learning disability, it’s can be particularly important. Discover two strategies for helping to promote mental health and wellbeing.

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Finding a voice and an outlet through mouth painting

Kaileen, who was recently diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 2 after years of symtoms, has discovered mouth painting as a way of expressing herself. Read her story and discover whether mouth painting could be good for you, too.

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5 disability aids to help you enjoy the Easter weekend

From a lightweight, portable ramp to a foldable wheelchair cup holder, we’ve rounded up five disability aids to make your time out and about over the Easter weekend stress-free and enjoyable.

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4 tips for getting back to dating after becoming disabled

Dating with a disability can be daunting. But it doesn’t have to be – you can still find love the same as anyone else. Follow these 4 tips from someone who has experienced it to help you get back to dating after becoming disabled.

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Sophie Morgan on being a presenter, artist and disability campaigner

Sophie Morgan, who became a wheelchair user in 2003 after a car accident, is a disabled model, TV presenter, campaigner and artist. Find out about Sophie Morgan’s varied career and life, and watch her in action.

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How to make new friends when you have a disability

We hear from blogger Alison Hayes, who has Functional Neurological Disorder, on how to make friends if you have a disability or disabling condition. Find out how you can widen your friendship circle and meet people like you.

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So you had a bad day? How to make the most of life with a disability

Ian Tucker, who has irritable bowel syndrome and osteogenesis imperfecta, which often mean his plans for the day have to change. Read Ian’s advice on how he’s learnt to live and be happy with his disability.

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A survival guide to Naidex at NEC Birmingham if you’re disabled

If you’re visiting Naidex 2019 on 26th or 27th of March, read disabled blogger Karla’s survival guide to visiting the NEC. And make sure you visit Disability Horizons at stand N7170. If you’ve not registered yet, Naidex is FREE!

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Discover the key to independent living at Naidex 2019

Find out how you can live more independently at Naidex 2019. It’ll be packed with the latest assistive technology and mobility living aids to help you live independently, no matter what your disability.