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How you can help change the lives of disabled people in developing countries

Being disabled comes with its difficulties. But many of us have it a lot easier than others. Around the world, millions of disabled people live in developing countries, often in

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For the Billion: help make a difference to disabled people’s lives – including your own

Disability Horizons co-founder Martyn Sibley talks to us about new campaign For the Billion. It’s estimated that there are 1 billion disabled people in the world, and a lot of

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Janine Shepherd: a broken body is not a broken person

Former elite athlete and now celebrated author, Janine Shepherd, shares her inspirational story in the best-selling memoir, Defiant: A Broken Body is not a Broken Person. It chronicles her journey

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Teamwork is hard

Fleur Perry is our regular Horizons writer and also editor of our sister site, Disability United. Today she shares her thoughts on the good and bad of team work. Listen

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Crowne Plaza Glasgow: access review

If you have a disability, travelling is rarely straight forward. So that’s why we’ve teamed up with Carrie-Ann Lightley from Tourism for All, to bring you a series of articles

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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

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Viewing disability and difference through the eye of a lens

Photography can be a powerful way to explore both the human body and how is is seen by the world. Photographer Claire Gilliam talks to Disability Horizons about how she

Paralympic Games 2012: the legacy and impact

It’s been just over a month since the Paralympic Games and Jonathan Wade, who runs  Innovative Minds at Work (which aims to break down barriers faced by disabled people) talks

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Disability and the media: music and song lyrics

In our two-part article about disability and the media, Trailblazers ambassador David Gale shares his thought on music and song lyrics featuring disability. As a big music fan – some might

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I’m Spazticus: straight from the horse’s mouth

I’m Spazticus is a new hidden camera prank show from Channel 4, airing in the run up to the Paralympics. As this controversial four-part disability show comes to an end,

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