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Accessible adventure: be inspired by a wheelchair globetrotter

Have you ever believed that certain destinations and activities abroad are inaccessible to you because you have a disability or chronic condition? Susie Twydell, a partially sighted wheelchair user with

Superhero Tri: see how you can get involved in this mass-participation event

Last year saw the launch of Superhero Tri, the first event in a new mass-participation sports series aimed at including people of all abilities – the Superhero Series. Set up by

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Top dating, relationship and sex tips for wheelchair users

In our series of dating, relationship and sex articles, we’ve teamed up with disability and sex expert, Tuppy Owens, who runs Outsiders, a private club for disabled people looking for a

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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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