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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

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Don’t get caught out: the ultimate guide to shopping online securely

Online shopping can open up a whole world to disabled people, who might otherwise be unable to easily access high street shops. But there can be dangers. To help you

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How to achieve practicality and style in your adapted bathroom

The bathroom is the most commonly adapted room in a home, enabling anyone with a disability to maintain their independence. That’s why we’ve spoken to Robin Tuffley from Closomat, an

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10 things a disabled person needs to know about their mother

A mother’s love is strong and unbreakable. She’s usually your biggest fan. But as a disabled person, do you worry about the effect your disability has had on your mother?

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Home, Design and Build Summit: a step forward for accessibility

In 2018, accessibility is still an issue in the UK and, in fact, the world. Approximately one in five people in the UK have a disability (DLF.com). This means that

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Knocking down disabling barriers through positivity

Sai Kaustuv Dasgupta is a name that has been hitting the international headlines for two reasons. Firstly, for his multi-creative talents – graphic design, motivational speaking, singing and composing, for

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Accessible bathrooms: small things can make a big difference

It’s amazing how the seemingly simple things, that most people take for granted, can make such a big difference to your quality of life when you’re disabled. We hear about

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Disability and parenting: making my dream of motherhood come true

Aideen Blackborough has never let her disability hold her back, and that was no different when it came to fulfilling her dream of becoming a mum. She knew there would