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Accessible New Year’s Eve holidays

If you’re wondering what to do for New Year’s Eve, whether your preference is to party hard or hide away as the countdown draws closer, now is the time to

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities: removing barriers

With the theme for International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2012 being “removing barriers”, we wanted to speak to Leonard Cheshire Disability about their project, Young Voices, which brings together campaigners from over

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Dconference: disability and the internet

After arriving back from his Epic European Disability Roadtrip, Co-editor Martyn Sibley has been busy working on his latest project: Dconference. As you well know, I’ve been working hard on

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Reading Festival: how accessible is it?

Summer festivals may seem a distant memory, but people are already planning next year’s events; tickets for Glastonbury 2013 sold out in record time! To get you in the ready for the 2013 festival season,

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Go ON Gold: improving accessibility to the internet

Kevin Carey, Group chair of RNIB, which supports blind and partially sighted people, describes how Paralympic champion Baroness Dame Tanni Grey-Thompson’s recent TV appearances are helping raise awareness, via Go ON

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10 accessible London attractions

As London welcomes the world this summer for the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the Paralympics and Olympics, we at Disability Horizons have been compiling a list of the most accessible tourist spots

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Travel for the love of sport: accessible or not?

Accessible travel is of paramount importance, and something we know you have been concerned about, particularly during the Olympic Games. So we have talked to three readers about how they

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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

The freedom of flying with a disability

Kary Wright is a 49-year-old married father of two and a c5/c6 quadriplegic. Having shared his experiences of fishing with a disability, he talks about one of his other outdoor

My life as a disabled football fanatic

New Disability Horizons contributor, Matt Padmore, tells us of his love of football and how a stroke (which left him reliant on a wheelchair) hasn’t stopped his desire to be

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