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Assistive Tech & Products

The family behind the innovative Trabasack wheelchair lap tray and bag

As many of you will know, at the end of last year we launched a Disability Horizons Shop. But you…

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Entertainment & Culture

Disabled actress Liz Carr set to star in her first Hollywood blockbuster

Disabled actress Liz Car is set to feature in her first Hollywoodd film. She is best known for playing Clarissa…

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Lifestyle

What I’ve learnt from my journey to independent living

We hear from wheelchair user Lucy about her journey to becoming independent. Discover her tips to help you navigate the…

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Lifestyle

Sophie Morgan: how perceptions of disability are changing in Africa

Disability activist and TV personality Sophie Morgan recently visited Africa for disability charity Leonard Cheshire to see how attitudes toward…

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Lifestyle

Strength through adversity for disabled businessman

Disabled businessman Chris always wanted to own his own business. After becoming paralysed at 18, he feared his dreams were…

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Entertainment & Culture

November 2019: unmissable disability-related culture, arts and entertainment

We round up the best disability-related entertainment, art and culture, including tour dates with disabled comedian Lost Voice Guy, new…

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Lifestyle

8 misconceptions about cerebral palsy busted

Wheelchair user Ailsa busts 8 misconceptions about cerebral palsy, from assuming that all people with cerebral palsy are intellectually disabled…

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Lifestyle

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…

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Travel & Holidays

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…

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Assistive Tech & Products

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.…

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