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Disability and drug addiction: is there a connection?

One of the most important steps in helping someone overcome an addiction problem is understanding why he or she chose to begin abusing the substance to begin with. These underlying

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Crippled, Handicapped, Disabled: Living Beyond Labels

Crippled, Handicapped, Disabled: Living Beyond Labels is an exciting new exhibition that explores changing attitudes towards disability over the last eighty years. Held by Queen Elizabeth’s Foundation for Disabled People (QEF), a

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Announcing Accessible Travel Week and 5 top tips for planning the accessible holiday of a lifetime

Welcome to Accessible Travel Week a new yearly educational campaign to help spark the debate about the difficulties of accessible travel. Using fun educational videos and guides, Disability Horizons Co-founder

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Top 10 disabled celebrities

It seems this world is obsessed with celebrities. Everywhere you turn there is a celebrity flaunting their latest selfie or endorsing a new perfume. But what about disabled celebrities? We asked

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Disability, sex and relationships: being intimate if you’re blind

In our series on disability, sex and relationships, expert and resident agony aunt Tuppy (who runs Outsiders – a private club for disabled people looking for a relationship) answers your

Why I never listen to doctors and why you shouldn’t either

I swear I know more about my condition than 90% of the doctors I’ve ever seen, and that was before I started doing my own research. Here’s the most shocking

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Disability and accessible tourism: the ultimate guide

The Bimblers describe themselves as the UK’s most unlikely travel bloggers. Rob, together with his partner Bridget, travel in a wheelchair, reviewing access as they go. Driven by the mantra

Budget 2016 and the disability cuts

As always, the UK budget announcements are controversial. But the 2016 budget seems to have created more of a stir than usual. Why? Because the government were planning on cutting

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Disability and independence: creating an accessible bathroom

Frances Leckie, editor of Independent Living, looks at developments in bathroom and toilet technology that enable you to make your bathroom fully accessible and give you independence. #DHgurus You probably

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Is Finland accessible if you’re disabled?

Ever thought about going on a Scandinavian adventure? Disability Horizons co-founder Martyn Sibley is here to tell you all about his trip to Finland, from surviving -32°C temperatures to husky dog

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