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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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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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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.

UK’s first wheelchair user to qualify a swimming teacher and lifeguard

Find out how disabled swimmer Helen Bull trained to become the UK’s first wheelchair user as a swimming teacher and lifeguard.

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Accessible festivals: Isle of Wight

Reader Alex Squires, who is a wheelchair user and festival fanatic, shares his experience of the Isle of Wight festival last weekend. Find out why it’s accessible to wheelchair users and why you should consider it.

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Using writing as a way to free yourself and increase disability awareness

Blogger Rebecca Sullivan uses her writing as a way to express her experiences of living with cerebral palsy. Find out how she got into writing and how it has helped her to grow in confidence and deal with her disability,

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Accessing Vienna and Bratislava as a wheelchair user

Wheelchair user Derry Felton, who has Spinal Muscular Atrophy, shares his experience of travelling to and around Vienna and Bratislava. Read on to discover how accessible these cities are to wheelchair users.

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Disabled entrepreneur Josh on his invention to help wheelchair users travel more easily

Be inspired by disabled entrepreneur Josh, whose wheelchair transfer seat is making flying easier for wheelchair users. Plus, read his tips on how to start your own business and become a disabled entrepreneur.

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Insider travel tips from a disabled traveller

Disabled traveller Wolf has travelled the world, including to Spain, Germany and the USA. Read his insider disabled travel tips from his years of experience to help make your accessible holiday stress-free.