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Disability advice: here’s how to get where you want to be

JOIN our DHorizons Tribe and DOWNLOAD our ultimate guide for FREE Helping our community achieve is, and will always be, at the heart of everything we do. So, to help

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Disability discrimination: is it happening to you?

Have you ever experienced discrimination because of your disability? Writer Rebecca Sherwood, who uses a wheelchair, talks about the many different types of discrimination, from accessibility issues to prejudices, and

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Where are disability rights in the political agenda?

As the dust settles from the party conferences a few weeks ago, writer Sam Heaton examines what was said, or more notably what wasn’t said, about disability rights and barriers

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: tips to overcome barriers to cancer screening

Disabled women don’t have the same access to screening for breast and genealogical cancers as non-disabled women, and are up to three times as likely to die of breast cancer.

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Inaccessible Indonesia: be grateful for the accessibility we have

We all know that throughout the world there are various access issues for disabled people, be it with shops, public transport or tourist attractions. But some places are a lot

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Teamwork is hard

Fleur Perry is our regular Horizons writer and also editor of our sister site, Disability United. Today she shares her thoughts on the good and bad of team work. Listen

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A brief history of time, space and disability

Have you ever considered inclusion as a journey or a mission? Did you ever combine inclusion with the topic of space travel? Well Disability Horizons contributor, Philip Connolly, has written

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Podcast series with Liz Sayce: community participation and universal design

As part of a new series, Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley will be interviewing famous and influential disabled people from the top 100 Power list to bring you a collection

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Election 2017: we look at disabled people’s fight for the right to vote

With yet another general election just around the corner, editor of Disability United, Fleur Perry, looks back at the history of the fight for disabled people to have the right

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Is the ‘yes you can’ mentality always best?

Disability Horizons Deputy Editor, Karen Mogendorff, explores the negative impact of the ‘yes you can’ mentality. Does it put undue pressure on disabled people to achieve more than they’re able