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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.

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

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Deaf People and The Cyborg

DH’s latest contributor, John Walker (who is the Covenor of Deaf Studies at the University of Sussex) publishes a blog called Deaf Capital. John very kindly allows DH to re-publish

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New Horizons: moving from the online world to the real world

As referenced in a recent blog post, I have not been so prolific with my article writing of late. In all honesty my efforts have been on grasping self employment,

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Preparing for the big upgrade!

Hello and welcome to this fourth edition of Disability Horizons! We’re keeping our opening article a little shorter than usual as we have been busy preparing for next month’s big