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The benefits of online therapy if you have a disability

With the physical barriers that we as disabled people face in the world, and emotional ups and downs life brings, counsellor Helen Rutherford talks about how online therapy can be

Top 10 exercises for disabled people

Dom Thorpe is a personal trainer who specialises in working with disabled people to help them get fit and healthy. We’ve asked him to list the top 10 exercises for disabled people with

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FREE downloadable guide to finding an accessible home

Finding a new home can be difficult at the best of times, but when you add on the extra work and stress of finding an accessible house that allows you

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Disability and fashion: inclusive catwalk breaking boundaries

Last month Disability Horizons’ fashion guru Alicia Searcy, also known as the Spashionista, ran Nashville’s first ever inclusive fashion show with models of all abilities. She was making a point – that

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Top tips on how to make your bathroom accessible

If you have any physical limitations, using the bathroom can be difficult without help. But making changes to your bathroom, sometimes even small ones, can make it a lot easier.

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Motability cars: top picks for 2016

Many of us have heard of Motability, the highly popular scheme that’s helps disabled people get back on the road or continue to be independent. Since its start 39 years ago,

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Gay and disabled: I’m proud of who I am

It’s just under one week until one of the main events myself and my friends always go to kicks off – Manchester’s Big Weekend, otherwise known as Gay Pride. I’ve identified

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Are you happy with your mobility aids?

Mobility aids can help solve a whole host of challenges that we as disabled people face on a daily basis. But do they go far enough? The Engineering and Physical

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Alexandra Kutas: meet the disabled model challenging the fashion industry

Alexandra Kutas suffered a spinal cord injury during birth, but she’s never let her disability hold back. She is Ukrainian’s first disabled model in a wheelchair, and hopes her position

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Disabled toilets: how to have a successful ‘comfort break’

If you have a disability, going anywhere, even for a coffee in town, let alone a proper day out, is complicated by the availability – or lack thereof – of