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Learning to fly again after a spinal injury

Andy Knight, who became disabled after a spinal cord injury, never thought he would fly again. But he’s regained a flying licence and now works at Heathrow. Read his story and insider tips for disabled travellers.

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Accessibility guides for Manchester and Leeds – help make it happen

AccessAble, which has FREE access guides for more than 10,000 places accross the UK, wants to create accessibility guides for Manchester and Leeds. But it needs your help to do so…

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From becoming disabled to interviewing disabled celebrities as a journalist and activist

Discover how Simon Sansome, who became disabled in later life, went from having a life-changing injury to a disability blogger and activist who now interviews disabled celebrities, including Rosie Jones and Adam Pearson.

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Air travel made simple for wheelchair users with the easyTravelseat!

Invented by Josh, a wheelchair user and founder of easyTravelseat, find out how the Able Move travel seat for wheelchair users can help you to travel on an aeroplane much easier and more comfortably.

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Disabled model Samanta Bullock on how to love your body

Model and para-athlete Samanta Bullock shares her blog post about why all disabled people should learn to love their bodies, no matter what. Read on for her tips to help

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Planning my stylish, magical and totally accessible wedding

Accessibility is paramount anywhere, but the last place you want to face inaccessibility is your wedding day. So, for ‘love month’, we hear from wheelchair user Tori about how she

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10 truths about being a wheelchair user

We hear from writer Raya who shares 10 truths about being a wheelchair user. From avoiding getting your wheels dirty to getting the best seat at a concert, read on to find out how many of these you recognise.

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8 unbelievable experiences with strangers – all because I’m disabled

Having read our 10 bizarre experiences with carers article, Disability Horizons reader and wheelchair user Helen Wheels got in touch with her own amusing and frustrating experiences. This time, it’s

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Future audiologist has a unique perspective as a wheelchair user

Olivia Bender was diagnosed with Transverse Myelitis at the age of 14 and since then has used a wheelchair for mobility. She’s currently training to be an audiologist and, as

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β€œCan you have sex?” and other common disability and dating questions

We all know that dating and disability is an often misunderstood topic. To break down preconceptions, we’re sharing a blog post from Becky, who isn’t disabled and is dating someone in a wheelchair, to find out how she answers common questions.