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Disability rights: let’s make a change together

The older generation, who gave us our disability rights, left an amazing legacy. So now it’s our turn. Editor of Disability United, Fleur Perry, talks about how we all need

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Common reactions to disability: 5 types of people we’ll all recognise

Everyone likes to people watch. Whether you are sitting in a busy cafe or out doing the weekly shop, it’s natural to observe people and wonder who they are, where

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Rio 2016 Paralympics: yes I can, but only if I can get there

Disability Horizons’ social commentator Fleur Perry, and editor of our new sister site, Disability United, tells us why she’s not wholeheartedly excited about the Paralympics, and how it is a stark reminder

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Brexit: what needs to change after the political fallout

Social commentator and Editor of Disability United, Fleur Perry, talks through the political fallout from Brexit and what issues must been addressed to improve disabled people’s lives and rights. Brexit political

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Brexit: what does it mean for disabled people

No matter what side you were on, remain or leave, Brexit has bought about a high level of uncertainty for us all. But what does it mean for disabled people

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New horizons are coming as we launch Disability United

As you know, here on Disability Horizons we cover all things lifestyle – from sex and relationships to sport and fitness – all to enable you to live your life

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The UK’s unwritten history of disability

When it comes to the mainstream timeline of history, it seems that all too often disabled people are relegated to the margins, or even more commonly, rendered completely invisible. So

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Q&A with Jane Campbell

Jane Campbell, also known as Baroness Campbell of Surbiton, is one of the few severely disabled MPs in the House of Lords today. Before that she’s worked as Chair of the British Council for

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Q&A with disability-rights activist Doug Paulley

Independence is so important. But sadly it’s something that disabled people often have to fight for. Doug Paulley talks to Disability Horizons about his work as a disability-rights activist, and how

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EU referendum: in or out? It’s up to you

On Thursday 23rd June there will be a referendum on our EU membership. Some very loud politicians want us to remain in Europe. Some very loud politicians, shouting ‘Brexit’, don’t. But