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The app that could change the way autism is diagnosed

Disability Horizons is very excited to publish a new article from Adelina Chalmers. You may remember her last, very popular, article on employment? Adelina returns today to look at Autism

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Disability and exercise: can they go hand in hand?

In the second of our Nokia Accessibility technology series, Co-Editor Srin Madipalli tests out the Thera-Vital exercise bike, the latest in technology enabling people with mobility limitations to exercise.   When it comes

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21st century walking sticks

Bill Gulliver MBE, the veteran charity fundraiser with 100 marathons under his belt, was among the first in the country to test drive an advanced electronic mobility aid known as

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Disability webinars: Changing the world from your home

In the first of our Nokia Accessibility series on using technology to improve the lives of disabled people, Disability Horizons Co-editor, Martyn Sibley, talks about his free webinars and how

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A disability shared is a disability halved

New Disability Horizons contributor, Irina Parfenova, shares her experiences of living with SMA in Russia and how she hopes her blog, SMA Experts, will help others with the same disability.

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My4Hands: lending a helping hand to disabled people

New Disability Horizons contributor, Dale Lehn, shares his story of how an unexpected disability encouraged him to create an ingenious product for disabled people: My4Hands. Back in 2001 I was

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Making the internet accessible to all

Ben Carpenter, Strategic Advisor at Race Online 2012, tells Disability Horizons why the internet should be accessible for everyone. Race Online 2012 was founded by Martha Lane Fox, UK Digital Champion.

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Useful gizmos and gadgets

Here at Disability Horizons, we regularly keep an eye for any gizmos, gadgets and apps that might help disabled people in their quest for greater independence. In the first of

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Will the digital age be accessible?

New DH contributor, Clive Gilbert from London, UK, shares a thought provoking article on whether advances in digital technology will be accessible to individuals with disabilities. It seems almost a

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We’re back!

Apologies for being out of action for a little while! Martyn and I mistakenly thought we could easily use this whole “internet thing” that seems to be taking the world