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Disability webinars: Changing the world from your home

In the first of our Nokia Accessibility series on using technology to improve the lives of disabled people, Disability Horizons Co-editor, Martyn Sibley, talks about his free webinars and how

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A disability shared is a disability halved

New Disability Horizons contributor, Irina Parfenova, shares her experiences of living with SMA in Russia and how she hopes her blog, SMA Experts, will help others with the same disability.

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Do you have a disabled hero?

New Disability Horizons contributor, Peter Street, tells us about his new book, “A Kind of Village”, and how this touching story reflects his own experiences. The world needs heroes. They

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Meanderings of a single disabled woman

Confidence isn’t easy to come by, so it gives us solace to hear how one reader came to realize that beauty is on the inside and acceptance and believing in

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My4Hands: lending a helping hand to disabled people

New Disability Horizons contributor, Dale Lehn, shares his story of how an unexpected disability encouraged him to create an ingenious product for disabled people: My4Hands. Back in 2001 I was

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My life after the New Zealand Earthquakes

New Disability Horizons contributor, Hine Moke, tells us how the earthquakes in Christchurch, New Zealand, affected the accessibility of a city ravaged by natural disaster. 22nd February 12:51pm is a

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A profile of Paul Carter of Markthree Media

DH journalist, Sarah Ismail, features Paul Carter, a co-director of Markthree Media, an award winning television production company. Paul Carter doesn’t have an ‘official name’ for his disability, but he

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Disability, Differently Abled or Abilities?

New DH contributor, Brad Miller, from Canada, is a freelance journalist and blogger who lives with a disability called Becker Muscular Dystrophy. Brad runs a blog called My Beckers Story

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Changes and Challenges: Disability Horizons in 2012

Happy New Year!!!! The launch 2011 marked the launch of Disability Horizons with my long-time friend Martyn. We had nothing in terms of resources to spend and we had to

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2011: The year of action

Following on from Martyn’s recent article, DH co-editor, Srin Madipalli, shares an article with his thoughts on the year that has been. As I write this article, it is New