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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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Entertainment & Culture

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…

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Wellbeing & Fitness

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…

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Entertainment & Culture

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…

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Lifestyle

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…

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