Guest post: Sirus Automotive

In the first of a series of guest posts from organisations that produce high-tech products that assist people with disabilities, Sirus Automotive share an article on their vehicle conversions and

Diving disabled in the Red Sea

New DH contributor, Vanessa Haarhoff, talks about her recent scuba diving holiday to the beautiful Red Sea resort of Sharm El-Sheikh. I have always wanted to scuba dive, but being

Call sign – “Maverick”: Introducing adaptive flying

Ever wanted to fly a plane? Then let us introduce you to the APT Trust (Aviation for Paraplegics and Tetraplegics Charitable Trust), who open up the world of flying to

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Road trip to Switzerland!

Mountain air, chocolate, cuckoo clocks and cheese, yes… this time around Disability Horizons’ co-editor and roving globetrotter talks about his recent road trip to Switzerland and his experience of having

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Martin’s trek across Devon: on 4 wheels!!

Martin Symons talks about his recent challenge travelling across Devon in a specially adapted off-road powered wheelchair. After the Hadrian’s Wall Coast to Coast in 2009, I wanted to do

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Adaptive Mountain Biking: Getting off the tarmac and onto the dirt!

Ever thought of trying out Mountain biking?! Well… Graham O’Hanlon talks about the Adaptive Mountain Biking project he runs and the upcoming “Challenge your Boundaries” event. What is Adaptive Mountain

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Coast to coast: a journey across England

Martin Symons talks about the challenge he undertook in 2009 travelling across England in a specially adapted off road wheelchair. I have a rare condition called Klippel-Feil Syndrome It creates

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The mountain climber

(photo taken by Lesley Brewin) “You have one life, so live it!” says Barry West, the adventurer, extreme sports enthusiast and conqueror of the UK’s tallest mountains. Despite a serious

Matt’s marathon

Matthew King from Bedford, who is about to start his career as a lawyer, completed the New York marathon in 2007 in his chin controlled powered wheelchair, which he uses

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A trip to Tenerife

Disability Horizons co-editor Srin Madipalli, recently went on a holiday to Tenerife, he writes an article about travelling to one of Europe’s holiday hotspots and his experience going scuba diving