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Banning pavement parking can give freedom to disabled pedestrians

MPs have prosposed plans to have an outright ban on pavement parking in England, which affects the lives of disabled people accessing their communities.

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My trials and tribulations with manual and electric wheelchairs

Writer and Disability Horizons reader Ailsa has had a number of manual and electric wheelchairs over the years. But it certainly hasn’t been an easy ride. Read her story to see whether any of her experiences sound familiar.

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Why can’t disabled people have a sex life?

Wheelchair user Caroline believes that all disabled people should be able to enjoy sex, in whatever form works for them. She’s written a book about her experiences and tips for other disabled people. Read on to find out more…

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Vodafone and Mencap partnership delivers technology that improves the lives of people with a learning disability

Vodafone and Mencap have partnered in creating the Connected Living technology project that improves the lives of people with a learning disability.

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Sight Loss Councils launches website to support blind and partially sighted people

Sight Loss Councils has launched a website that aims to help blind and partially sighted people access goods and services in the UK without the daily challenges they currently face.

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Top 5 mobility aids to rent for your next holiday

Travelling soon and worried about bringing your mobility aids along, such as a ramp, hoist and bath aids? Skip the stress and rent mobility equipment from Strive Mobility.

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New figures show an increase in disabled people supported by Access to Work

New figures from the DWP show a record number of disabled people being supported by the Access to Work scheme. Find out more on the statistics and how the Access to Work scheme can benefit you.

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Escape to the sunshine in accessible Pula and Istria in Croatia

Planning a holiday to enjoy some sunshine this winter but need somewhere that’s wheelchair accessible? Surprisingly accessible Pula and Istria in Croatia might be perfect for you – read Martyn Sibley’s review to find out.

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Disability hacks and gadgets to make your life easier

Disabled blogger and wheelchair user Ross shares his blog post on disability hacks and gadgets to make your life easier. Find out whether these products could help you live more comfortably and independently too.

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Samantha Renke: why I love London’s South Bank for accessibility

Disabled actress and activist Samantha Renke loves London’s South Bank, both for its culture and accessibility. Discover her South Bank highlights to find out where you can go for a truly accessible day out in London.

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