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My catwalk debut in an inclusive fashion show for wheelchair users

Disability Horizons’ Deputy Editor Shannon recently took part in an inclusive fashion show for wheelchair users. Read on to find out what the show was about and how it aimed to break down stereotypes.

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How to survive austerity by developing your skills from home

Are you disabled and looking for work? Read about new website Preply, which offers low-cost online courses and tutor support to help you develop your skills from the comfort of your own home.

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6 accessible coastal destinations to visit for anyone with a disability

If you’re looking for somewhere to get away to this summer, check out these 6 accessible coastal destinations, from vibrant Blackpool to beautiful Guernsey, find out how accessible they are for your disability.

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How HIV and AIDS can be disabling – and the importance of getting tested

Roland, who was diagnosed with HIV and an AIDS-related illness, explains how disabling these diseases can be, and why early diagnosis and breaking down stigma is so important.

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Disability Pride Brighton 2019 celebrating inclusion

Disability Pride Brighton 2019 takes place on Sunday 14th July 2019. Find out what’s on, what things there are to do, who the guest speakers are and how you can attend this accessible event.

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5 assistive technology to create a smart home

Check out these 5 assistive technology products, from a smart kettle to smart security devices, to help you create a smart home that will allow you to live more independently as a disabled person.

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United Nations’ Conference highlights importance of collaboration and innovation for disabled people

Disability charity Leonard Cheshire tells us why collaboration and innovation is so important for disabled people, and how a recent United Nation’s event highlighted what more needs to be done to fight for inclusion.

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Jane Campbell on Sir Bert Massie and disability rights today

We talk to Jane Campbell about prominent disability rights activist Bert Massie CBE and his recently launched memoirs. Having worked with Bert, she tells us what he was like and why his work was so important for disabled people.

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Disability Horizons chosen for Future 20 programme to help reach more disabled people

Selected out of 90 applicants, Disability Horizons is one of 20 social ventures to be given support and mentoring on the Future 20 programme to help us to reach and support more disabled people.

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7 best career opportunities for disabled people

Discrimination against disabled individuals, including disabled singles, disabled professionals, and disabled parents still exists. To help you reach your full potential, Disabled Mate presents its top 7 career opportunities for