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Top 10 disabled celebrities from across the world

We’ve covered the top 10 female and top 10 male disabled celebrities, many of which are based in the UK. So we thought it was about time we celebrated those

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Disability and travel: wheelchair abseiling with the BBC

Accessible travel expert Carrie-Ann Lightley from Tourism for All tells us about her recent experience abseiling with the Calvert Trust and BBC in the beautiful, but usually inaccessible Lake District.  I’m wearing head-to-toe

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Accepting disability and becoming a disabled parent

Being a parent is never easy, let alone if you have a disability to contend with as well. But that hasn’t stopped Rebecca Brown. She has suffered from cardiomyopathy and

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Top 10 amazing female disabled celebrities

Last year we rounded up the top 10 disabled celebrities, listing both disabled men and women that have graced our screens. So, this year, we thought it was time to

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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

Paralympic Games 2012: the freedom of sailing

In our series of articles about the London Paralympic Games 2012 we talk to you about the Paralympic sports you love. This week, new Disability Horizons contributor, Emma Crees, tells