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Willow Bug adaptive clothing: stylish designs for disabled children and teens

After struggling to find stylish, adaptive clothing for her daughter Willow who uses a wheelchair, Jess and her brother Dom set up Willow Bug in a bid to bring style

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Marfan Syndrome Awareness Month: have you heard of the condition?

Did you know that February is Marfan Syndrome Awareness Month? Marfan Syndrome is a disorder that affects connective tissues, and so can affect someone’s entire body. We speak to Shona

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We interview 13-year-old disabled model Isabella Neville

Isabella Neville, who has Cerebral Palsy, is used to being in the limelight. Her famous footballer dad, Phil Neville, played football for 18 years. But now she’s stepping into the

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Naidex 2017: 5 of the best mobility aids for home living

On the 28th to 30th March, 12,000 consumers, healthcare professionals and trade visitors in the independent living and disability sector will be taking over the Birmingham NEC for Naidex 2017. Over

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Top 10 tips to finding the right personal assistant

We all want to be able to find reliable personal assistants that we can trust to help us live our lives as independently as possible. So to help you do

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Being a disabled parent: unlocking your heart

There is no two ways about it, being a parent is hard. But it can be even harder if you have a disability. Sam Smith tells us about his experience of

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How to get a disabled-friendly, affordable and stylish wardrobe

Alicia Searcy, also known as Nashville’s disabled style blogger extraordinaire, the Spashionista (short for Spastic Fashionista), is set on changing the fashion industry for good. Alicia’s here to share her fashion tips and

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Disabled toilets: the trials and tribulations when “you don’t look disabled”

Using disabled toilets isn’t always as straight forward as it should be, especially if you have an ‘invisible disability.’ One man that knows this all too well is Evelyn Michael

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Help us make the lives of disabled people better in 2017

As 2016 ends and 2017 dawns, Disability Horizons CEO Martyn Sibley looks back over the past year – the positives, negatives, challenges and successes. But it’s not all about retrospect. It’s also

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Christmas through the eyes of someone with Asperger’s Syndrome

Christmas can be a magical time of year. A chance to relax and spend time with family. But for some, this time of year is instead stressful, frustrating and overwhelming.