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Blind Paralympian Libby Clegg MBE joins Guide Dogs in new podcast series

New podcast series by Guide Dogs, I See What You’re Saying, sees celebrities – including blind Paralympian Libby Clegg MBE – talk about everyday challenges faced by blind and visually impaired people.

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How fashion and beauty brands can be more accessible

Disabled people buy clothes and beauty products just like anyone else. So why aren’t fashion and beauty brands more accessible? Visually impaired blogger Emily explains what simple things can be done to make them accessible.

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How to care for your eyes properly all year round

The changing of seasons can alter our health in seemingly subtle ways. But although the changes in our bodies are not as obvious as a drought or icy roads, they

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Eurovision 2018: the disabled singers past and present

Love it or hate it, Eurovision 2018 is almost upon us, with the semi-finals on the 8th and 10th and the grand final on the 12th May, all of which are

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Clarity: employing visually impaired and disabled people

We all know that finding a job when you’re disabled can be a hard slog, made harder by unaccepting attitudes and accessibility issues. But not every company is close-minded, and

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Making a difference for disabled people with my own business

Daniel Williams, an entrepreneur with a visual impairment, started his own company, Visualise Training and Consultancy, to increase awareness of the accessibility challenges faced by employees and customers with disabilities. Here,

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Top assistive technology and apps for people with sight loss

Have you recently lost your sight and want to know what technology is available to you? Or have you had a sight impairment the majority of your life and are

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Snow-capped mountains of Austria

Regular Disability Horizons contributor Kate Bennell, who is visually impaired and uses a white stick, tells us about her recent trip to the snow-covered mountains of Austria. For our Easter