Tag "Accessibility"

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New accessibility reviews app will take the chance out of going out

A new app, AccessAble, has officially launched into the Apple and Google Play Stores. Developed by a national disability organisation, it aims to transform the quality and availability of accessibility

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How AccessAble’s website and app can make your life easier

Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley recently tried out the new AccessAble app. It has accessibility data for restaurants, attractions, shops, hotels and much more, from across the UK, enabling you to

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4 simple ways you can create positive change for disabled people

Our Co-founder and campaigner for social inclusion Martyn Sibley has been looking at the simple, everyday ways in which we can all make a change for disabled people. Here’s how you

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10 fun accessible game and activity apps for disabled people

Many of us love playing games, puzzle and activity apps to help us relax and unwind. But how easy are these for disabled people to use? Many games require two

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Disability, accessibility and the psychology of style

Lucy Geer, who works for Blue Badge Style, which lists and reviews venues that excel in both the accessibility and style stakes, shares her blog post on just how important

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Home, Design and Build Summit: a step forward for accessibility

In 2018, accessibility is still an issue in the UK and, in fact, the world. Approximately one in five people in the UK have a disability (DLF.com). This means that

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: tips to overcome barriers to cancer screening

Disabled women don’t have the same access to screening for breast and genealogical cancers as non-disabled women, and are up to three times as likely to die of breast cancer.

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A future of limitless opportunities

We’ve all heard that the power of technology can facilitate more inclusion for disabled people. Disability Horizons Co-Founder Martyn Sibley recently tested out this theory. How? Trying out the new

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Reading Festival: access all areas

Are you a festival goer, or do you worry about the access? Well this weekend our Co-editor Martyn Sibley went to Reading Festival to find out exactly what it was

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What is access?

Access auditor Iyiola Olafimihan, who uses both a wheelchair and crutches, talks to Disability Horizons about accessibility in entertainment venues, and how the word ‘accessible’ doesn’t always mean somewhere is.

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