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Differently Disabled

…”Suddenly I am differently disabled and frankly it’s a bit of a shock”… says new DH contributor, Mark Wilson, who shares this insightful article on how his life changed when

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Changing Landscapes: a story about living with HIV 30 years on

On December the 1st 2011, it is International AIDS Day; it is thirty years since the beginnings of the AIDS pandemic. Danny West, who contracted HIV in 1985, tells his story

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Max’s journey

New DH contributor, Nicola (@nickynoona), shares this moving and inspiring article about her son, Max who has Asperger’s Syndrome. My story is about my son Max who is now 12

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A profile of Kaliya Franklin – a trailblazer in online campaigning for disability rights

Regular DH contributor, Sarah Ismail, shares this fantastic article on Kaliya Franklin. A tireless campaigner for disability rights who has been a pioneer in online campaigning via her blog, The

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Q&A with Anne Begg MP

UK Member of Parliament, Dame Anne Begg MP kindly took some time out to chat to Disability Horizons and share her amazing story. Her website perfectly summarises how “Anne was elected

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Martyn’s driving journey

Disability Horizons have recently covered a few articles on driving a ‘Wheelchair Adapted Vehicle’ (WAV). This is because in a world when disabled people are pushed out of many modes

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Q&A with Phil Packer of the British Inspiration Trust

Disability Horizons meets Phil Packer, founder of the British Inspiration Trust (BRIT) on their efforts to create a centre to to help turn around the lives of young disabled people

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Planning an accessible wedding

Regular DH contributor, Carrie-Ann Fleming shares with us a blog article about planning her accessible wedding! Almost 2 years ago, in November 2009, my boyfriend Darren surprised me with a

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From university to the world of work

DH co-editor, Srin recounts some thoughts and experiences from several years ago when he was finishing his studies and moving into – what was for him – the unknown world

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The big book launch!

DH’s co-editor, Martyn Sibley, writes about his book launch and the inspiration behind the Disability Diamond Theory. In taking the step from being a disability charity fundraiser into the untitled