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News round-up, week ending 12th September

… “Extra! Extra! Read all about it!!!”… shout Srin and Martyn from Horizons HQ, as  journalist John Pring (who runs the Disability News Service) publishes the first of his weekly

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Understanding the “Living” in the Disability Living Allowance

DH’s co-editor Martyn Sibley writes about the impact that the proposed changes to the Disability Living Allowance will have on the ability of disabled people to access travel and leisure,

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Education and technology

Blogger and regular DH contributor, Sarah Ismail, writes about her personal experience of using technology while at school and how the increasing mainstream use of IT can help other disabled

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The London Underground – An accessible future?

Transport for London (“TfL”) who are responsible for managing the London Underground are currently investing billions of pounds to upgrade the network in a process that will continue over the

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Disability, what’s that?

Journalist – Elizabeth Ransome – and publisher of the blog Inspire, questions whether the word disabled holds more meaning than it should? Stop for a second before you read this

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Disability representation in the media

Disability Horizons contributor Sarah Ismail writes about the portrayal of disability in the media and provides an analysis of the current state of affairs. When I was asked to write

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The Hardest Hit

Following on from Jamie Robertson’s article from the previous edition, Martyn attended the march with over 5000 people. Here is a video of his experience… By Martyn Sibley

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Education! Education! Education!

The Special Educational Needs (“SEN”) system is a vital aspect of educational policy in the UK that allows pupils to receive the additional support needed to complete their education. Disability

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Welcome to Disability Horizons!

Welcome to Disability Horizons! We are the duo of Srin and Martyn and as co-editors we would like to introduce and welcome you to our new online magazine, Disability Horizons!

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On the edge: an uncertain future

The current economic situation has created uncertain times for disabled people in the UK. Jamie Robertson from Scope, one of the UK’s leading disability charities speaks about the effects that