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Surviving a stroke: living life to the fullest and travelling around the world

New Disability Horizons writer Wolf, who is from New Zealand, is about to embark on a four-month-long adventure as he travels to a number of cities across the world, including

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Disability and parenting: top baby products for disabled mums

Disabled mum Fi Anderson, who has muscular dystrophy, shares her blog post on the most useful baby products and gadgets that have helped her adjust to being a disabled mum.

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VIDEO: disability-rights activist Judith Heumann’s story on making change happen

In our latest video interview, Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley talks to disability-rights activist Judith Heumann, a formidable woman from New York who has played an integral part in fighting

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This is Not a Safe Space: a show about the truth of disability in the modern world

Award-winning poet and performer Jackie Hagan’s latest show, This is Not a Safe Space, explores the impact of benefit cuts on disabled peopled and those living on the margins of

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Direct Payments: the disparities between local authorities

Chris Cusack, who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), examines how Direct Payments and the level of care people are getting differs vastly between local authorities – it really does seem

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VIDEO: Mik Scarlet on being yourself, being confident and being inclusive

In our latest video interview, we speak to journalist Mik Scarlet, best known for his bold looks, dynamic presenting-style and openness about sex and disability. From his time at school to

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Knocking down disabling barriers through positivity

Sai Kaustuv Dasgupta is a name that has been hitting the international headlines for two reasons. Firstly, for his multi-creative talents – graphic design, motivational speaking, singing and composing, for

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VIDEO: Tanni Grey-Thompson on changing the world for disabled people

Following on from our launch of the DHorizons Tribe, in our new series, we’ll be interviewing experts, celebrities, and influencers to bring you video interviews, personal insights and more. This week, Paralympic

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Don’t let your wheelchair get in the way of experiencing live music

Live music is an exhilarating experience, one not to be missed, no matter what your disability. So we’ve asked music concert enthusiast and wheelchair user Steve McChrystal about four accessible concert venues

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Disability and parenting: making my dream of motherhood come true

Aideen Blackborough has never let her disability hold her back, and that was no different when it came to fulfilling her dream of becoming a mum. She knew there would

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