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The cost of being disabled

Lynley Adams, who recently wrote for us about becoming disabled later in life, has discovered just how much it costs to be disabled. From mobility aids to new clothes that

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Motion: frustrations can inspire life-changing ideas

After breaking his neck in 2005, James Taylor became determined to turn his new accessible, but hospital-style home, into something practical… but at the same time chic and homely. There

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Disability products: really useful things from Such and Such Design

Sometimes the smallest invention can make the biggest difference. With that in mind, Duncan E., owner of Trabasack, takes a look at some of the newest and most useful disability

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GlamSticks: the story of these designer mobility aids

Debbie Deboo, creator of designer mobility aids company GlamSticks, shares her video-story of why GlamSticks was created, the popularity it has gained, and the sad news that she has to

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Starting your own business: Huw Thomas of Promove UK

New Disability Horizons contributor, Huw Thomas, talks about his innovative new product that makes it easier for disabled passengers to be manually transferred in airports. Huw’s efforts were publicly recognised

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ReWalk™: a step into the future

Regular contributor and technology enthusiast, Pratyush Nalam, shares his thoughts with Disability Horizons on a new technological invention called ReWalk™ that is designed to help people who have difficulties walking;

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21st century walking sticks

Bill Gulliver MBE, the veteran charity fundraiser with 100 marathons under his belt, was among the first in the country to test drive an advanced electronic mobility aid known as