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10 truths about being a wheelchair user

We hear from writer Raya who shares 10 truths about being a wheelchair user. From avoiding getting your wheels dirty to getting the best seat at a concert, read on to find out how many of these you recognise.

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Accessible festivals: Lost Village in Lincolnshire

Wheelchair user and festival goer Alex Squire recently told us about the accessibility at the British Summer Time festival in Hyde Park and Bluedot festival in Cheshire. This week, he’s back

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Wing walking with Duchenne: realising a dream

Ever been tempted to try wing walking? Adam Yuill tells Disability Horizons about his plans to do so, all from the comfort of his powered wheelchair. Hi, my name is

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Differing disabilities, one community

Through shared understanding of how a disability can limit a person, friends Blake and Marissa discuss the importance of creating a community, reaching out to others and gaining an understanding

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Adventures from a wheelchair

Proud mum, Jackie, tells Disability Horizons how her daughter, twelve-year-old Tilly Griffiths, has never allowed her disability to stand in the way of adventure. Tilly was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular

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Wheelchair disasters and triumph on the far side of the world…

It is Tuesday 13th March and I write this post from a café in my hotel in Sydney. As you may already be aware, both Martyn and I are abroad during