Cerebral Palsy

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Disability rights: 10 years of fighting for my basic rights to live

Sadly, throughout the world, many disabled people aren’t receiving the level of care that they need and deserve. We’ve heard…

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Lifestyle

Disability and parenting: making my dream of motherhood come true

Aideen Blackborough has never let her disability hold her back, and that was no different when it came to fulfilling…

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News

Do you identify with the label ‘disabled’?

Disability has long been seen as a negative label, for the large part, conjuring up images of people in wheelchairs.…

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Entertainment & Culture

Top 10 amazing female disabled celebrities

Last year we rounded up the top 10 disabled celebrities, listing both disabled men and women that have graced our…

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Lifestyle

World Cerebral Palsy Day: changing misconceptions about CP

Tomorrow, 6th October, is World Cerebral Palsy Day. So, to mark the day and to change people’s perceptions, Lindsey Pasieka, whose…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Disabled racing driver driven by determination

Have you ever dreamt of racing cars? Maybe you’ve thought about it but immediately dismissed it because of your disability?…

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Lifestyle

Harnessing the power of the internet and communities

New Disability Horizons contributors Katherine Carol and Mikelle Learned share their insights into creating a full and prosperous life for…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

Paralympic Games 2012: the freedom of sailing

In our series of articles about the London Paralympic Games 2012 we talk to you about the Paralympic sports you…

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Lifestyle

Q&A with Nicholas Hamilton

19-year-old Nicholas Hamilton, brother of Formula1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton, has cerebral palsy and has recently begun racing himself. Just over one year ago Nicholas relied on…

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Lifestyle

Conquering Ben Nevis in a wheelchair

New Disability Horizons contributor, Mark Cooper, who has cerebral palsy, tells us about his mammoth journey climbing the 1,344 metres…

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