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Getting into the arts – no matter what your disability – Disability Horizons

The UK has a fantastically creative and inclusive arts scene, with plenty of opportunities for disabled people…

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AI is making CAPTCHA increasingly cruel for disabled users – AbilityNet

A CAPTCHA, (an acronym for “completely automated public Turing test to tell computers and humans apart”), is…

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Disabled man and his able-bodied girlfriend document their relationship in vlogs – Daily Mail

A disabled man who uses a wheelchair and his able-bodied girlfriend have documented their relationship in inspirational…

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Virgin Trains launches new Alexa feature for disabled passengers to book help – ITV News

A train company has launched a new service enabling disabled passengers to book travel assistance using voice…

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Planning my stylish, magical and totally accessible wedding – Disability Horizons

Accessibility is paramount anywhere, but the last place you want to face inaccessibility is your wedding day….

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Sex attack victim has her benefits stopped – Daily Mail

A woman who was left disabled after a violent sex attack has had her lifelong benefits stopped….

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Proof that disability doesn’t mean love isn’t possible – Disability Horizons

Wading through disabled dating sites can become depressing. But there are success stories. Disability Horizons’ very own…

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Zebra Fuel has partnered together with Londons Back-Up Trust

Zebra Fuel has partnered together with Londons…

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Why you should consider Portugal for your next accessible holiday – Disability Horizons

A number of years ago, sisters Rita and Daniela, who live in Lisbon and love travelling, realised…

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The woman making her wheelchair scuba-dives into art – BBC Three

When Sue Austin was 29, she fell ill and was left needing to use a wheelchair. But…

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Bristol bridal boutique praised for wheelchair wedding dress display – ITV News

The display in the window at The White Collection in Portishead, Bristol….

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Lost Voice Guy on winning BGT, his 2019 tour and people’s reactions to his comedy – Disability Horizons

‘Lost Voice Guy’ Lee Ridley on winning BGT, his comedy tour and people’s reactions to…

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Provide 24 hour concessionary travel for disabled people – Petitions

The current concessionary travel scheme restricts travel to off-peak hours, limiting equal work opportunities for disabled people. Concessionary…

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Barbie introduces dolls with wheelchairs and prosthetic limbs – CNN

  Barbie’s new looks could help fight the stigma around…

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Eight websites that didn’t want my money… #clickawaypound 2019 – AbilityNet

Source: https://www.abilitynet.org.uk/news-blogs/eight-websites-didnt-want-my-money-clickawaypound-2019 Rick Williams, who is blind, gives his own recent experiences of inaccessible websites…

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Almost HALF of all autistic children can be cured of their phobias using virtual reality – Daily Mail

Virtual reality can cure autistic children of their phobias in 45 per cent of cases, and scientists…

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5 tips for finding love this Valentine’s week – Disability Horizons

Disabled and looking for love? Feeling dejected that you’re…

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Teen who was born without a right forearm builds his own robotic prosthetic out of LEGOS – Daily Mail

David Aguilar has built himself a robotic prosthetic arm using Lego pieces after being born without a…

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10 accessible cities to visit across the UK for anyone with a disability – Disability Horizons

Planning a day trip or holiday can take a great deal of time and effort if you’re…

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Disability-themed emojis approved for use – BBC News

The introduction of dozens of new accessibility-themed emojis has been welcomed by disability rights campaigners. The new characters…

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