Tag "Disability"

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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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A brief history of time, space and disability

Have you ever considered inclusion as a journey or a mission? Did you ever combine inclusion with the topic of space travel? Well Disability Horizons contributor, Philip Connolly, has written

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Arthrogryposis Awareness Day: have you heard of it before?

Like most people, you probably do not know what Arthrogryposis Multiplex Congenita (AMC) is. Well, Arthrogryposis Awareness Day on 30 June 2017 is a perfect opportunity to find out about this

Superhero Series: new disability sporting event for everyone

Paralympian Sophia Warner tells us about her Superhero Series, a mass-participation event open to disabled people from all levels of ability. Read on to find out how you can get involved

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Disability and parenting: how possible is it?

Marie has Osteogenesis Imperfecta, and in 2013 she became a parent through surrogacy. We talk to Marie about how her disability affects her life, the process she went through to

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Is disability a political issue?

Next year, in fact in fourteen months time, there will be a general election. In the build-up, the lobbying and posturing, the canvassing and polling, the TV reports and the

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Dating confessions of a 20-something disabled guy: part one

Dating is rarely straightforward, and sometimes less so if you have a disability. It certainly involves time and energy, often mishaps and embarrassments, but if you’re lucky and have humour,

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Film Review: Margaret Thatcher – The Iron Lady

After the recent death of Margaret Thatcher, Faiza Siddiqui gives us her take on the film The Iron Lady, which tells the story of Margaret Thatcher’s time as Prime Minister, and

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Paralympic Games 2012: is disability viewed differently?

Following on from our article questioning whether the Paralympic Games 2012 has changed the way disability is viewed, Disability Horizons contributor Mark Cooper gives us his view on this hot debate.

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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.