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And this year’s winner of the Stelios Award for Disabled Entrepreneurs is…

James King of Oliver James Garden Rooms! Last Thursday night at the Millenium Gloucester Hotel in South Kensington, some of Britain’s best disabled entrepreneurs gathered together with various luminaries from

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Reasonable adjustments?

This Tuesday saw the International Day for Persons with Disabilities, a great opportunity to take a look at where we are today with disability rights. One such hot topic is ‘reasonable

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Brakes applied to PIP introduction

Fleur Perry, a member of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign’s Trailblazers shares this topical article about recent developments with the controversial introduction of the Personal Independence Payment. Personal Independence Payment (PIP),

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Choosing a wheelchair for sporting activities

Living with disability no longer has to be a barrier to competitive involvement in sport – the 2012 London Paralympic Games was proof of that. For sports that require the

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The need for investment in social care

Did you recently read or hear about David Weir and his housing situation? Despite his huge success he still lives in an awkward and inaccessible house. Imagine, if a 6

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Celebrating all children: autism and disability in China

New Disability Horizons contributor, Meghan Hussey, talks about disability in China and how it relates to UNICEF’s annual report The State of the World’s Children, which is focused on children

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DH Summit 2013

What will tower over subjects as important as the ones treated in the G8 Summits? What is gaining as much international recognition as the BRICS Summits? Yes, you’ve got it:

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“Welfare is not a Lifestyle Choice”… neither is Disability!

New Disability Horizons contributor, Emily Buchanan, who regularly writes for the Huffington Post, shares her views on upcoming changes to the Disability Living Allowance. Cuts – it’s a word we’ve

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Extra! Extra! DH Newsletter – Read all about it…!

As you know, here at Team DH, we are always trying to find – and use – new ways of communicating with our reader community! To catch up with articles

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Putting the future in our own hands

New DH contributor, Imogen May, shares this interesting piece on the effect on changes in welfare legislation will effect the lives of people with disabilities and their ability to live