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10 awesome accessible pub restaurants and getaways

To help you plan a day out or few nights away this Bank Holiday Monday or half term, we’ve asked Blue Badge Style, which assesses accessible and stylish venues across

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Disability and fashion: details on wheels… shoes, bags and accessories

Alicia Searcy, also known as Nashville’s disabled style blogger extraordinaire, the Spashionista (short for Spastic Fashionista), is set on changing the fashion industry for good. Alicia’s our latest DH Guru who will be

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Assistive technology: 5 of the coolest gadgets

Assistive technology comes in all shapes and sizes these days. From wheelchairs to mobility scooters and mobile apps to kitchen utensils. Here, we round up 5 of the coolest assistive

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Am I disabled or a mutant?

Hayleigh has a Masters in Creative Media Practises and is currently undertaking a Doctorate of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. She’s going to use her expertise to debate where the world of

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Disability, sex and relationships: considering transitioning gender

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

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Disability and independence: comfort and independence in the bedroom

Frances Leckie, editor of Independent Living, looks at developments to help with improving comfort and independence in the bedroom. #DHguru We spend an average of one third of our lives

Q&A with Paralympian with Ryan Cockbill

Ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympics, we’ve chatted to Paralympic hopeful Ryan Cockbill about being a Paralympian, target shooting, and how sport has helped him recover from the accident that left

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The power of social media for disabled people

There have never been so many different ways to influence decision-making at all levels of society. Social media allows disabled consumers to have a direct conversation with brands and companies. They

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My Extraordinary Life: an amputee’s story of inspiration

Born without legs and with one arm, Monica Sucha Vickers could easily have given up hope of ever living life to the full. But she has led a busy and

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Multiple Chemical Sensitivity and the travel accommodation lottery

Florence Nightingale’s birthday, 12th May, is International Awareness Day for neuro-endocrine-immune diseases. Multiple Chemical Sensitivity sufferer, Juliette Llewellyn, explores the travel accommodation lottery that comes with environmental illness. “Top to

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