Tag "Accessibility"

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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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Catsfield Christmas Tree Farm

Clive Collins has always wanted his own Christmas tree farm, but after an accident in 1990, which resulted in a broken back (T12/L1 complete), he wasn’t sure if this would

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Blue Badge Style: accessibility with style

Fiona Jarvis talks to Disability Horizons about Blue Badge Style, a guide for stylish, less-physically-able people wanting to enjoy the finer things in life, cool bars and restaurants accessibly. I

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Top 5 highlights from the Mobility Roadshow 2012

Recently on one very windy Saturday morning, Martyn, Liz and I went on a trip to Peterborough to visit the Mobility Roadshow 2102. The Mobility Roadshow is an annual event

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Aid4disabled: opening doors for disabled people

Patrick Burke, who has Multiple Sclerosis, talks to Disability Horizons about how his own experience with disability aids have shaped his business, Aid4disabled. I am a 57-year-old bloke who was

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How accessible is Camden?

Young People For Inclusion (YPFI) recently headed to Camden Market and the nearby Regent’s Canal to test out the areas’ accessibility. Here’s what they found! Camden is a vibrant, lively

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Disability Horizons goes on tour at The O2 Arena!

Martyn and I were recently given a tour of The O2, a distinctive landmark on the London landscape that is home to one of world’s premier indoor venues which is