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Watch the moment that a man is fitted with a BIONIC hand – Daily Mail Online

An awe-inspiring video reveals the moment a man uses his mind to move his new bionic prosthetic…

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Campaign’s legal threat forces government pledge on election access fund decision – DisabledGo Blog

The government is finally set to publish a long-awaited review of a fund that supported Deaf and…

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Eurovision 2018: the disabled singers past and present – Disability Horizons

Love it or hate it, Eurovision 2018 is almost upon us, with the semi-finals on the 8th…

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Top accessible house swapping tips for the bank holidays – Disability Horizons

With summer finally on its way, the bank holidays are the perfect time to start planning a…

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Disability rights: 10 years of fighting for my basic rights to live – Disability Horizons

Sadly, throughout the world, many disabled people aren’t receiving the level of care that they need and…

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Activist celebrates after Welsh Labour backs independent living campaign – DisabledGo Blog

A disabled activist who has campaigned to save the Welsh Independent Living Grant (WILG) is celebrating after…

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Social care ‘citizens’ assembly’ set up by MPs omits DPOs from panel of experts – DisabledGo Blog

A consultation event set up by MPs to produce recommendations from members of the public on the…

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Blurred Vision – An Important Sign of Diabetes – The Diabetes Council

Blurred vision can often be one of the first warning signs of diabetes. Many people who are…

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‘Deep concern’ as launch of MPs’ inquiry into SEN support ignores inclusive education – DisabledGo Blog

Campaigners are “deeply concerned” that the launch of a new parliamentary inquiry into the educational support provided…

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DPAC’s universal credit ‘crime scene’ protest is fresh call for action to disabled people – DisabledGo Blog

Disabled activists are hoping their latest protest in the heart of Westminster will empower other disabled people…

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League table ‘would help government departments improve on assistive technology’ – DisabledGo Blog

The government should set up a league table of its departments so it can compare their performance…

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Teenager with cerebral palsy could be first disabled Miss England winner – The Independent

A teenage student with cerebral palsy is in the running to be become the first ever disabled…

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Charities delivering DWP’s work programme ‘must promise not to attack McVey’ – DisabledGo Blog

Disability charities that sign up to help deliver the government’s new Work and Health Programme must promise…

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Accessible bathrooms: maintaining your independence and making life that little bit easier – Disability Horizons

We hear about how for two people – disabled artist Stella, who has muscular dystrophy, and property…

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Music fans face premium-rate phone charges to book access for live events – DisabledGo Blog

More than half of disabled people who have tried to buy tickets for live music events have…

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World Snooker Disability Day 2018 – WPBSA News Release

World Snooker Disability Day will once again be staged during the Betfred World Snooker Championship in Sheffield…

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Come and join us at Naidex! – DisabledGo Blog

Naidex is in only a week’s time and we’re so excited! On the 25th and…

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Network neglect leaves government ‘closer to coercion than co-production’ – DisabledGo Blog

The government’s reputation on disability equality has suffered a further damaging blow, after it admitted that none…

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How accessible are the new electric black cabs in London? – Disability Horizons

Londoner Toby Mildon, who uses a power wheelchair, tries out one of London’s new electric black cabs….

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VIDEO: disability-rights activist Judith Heumann’s story on making change happen – Disability Horizons

In our latest video interview, Disability Horizons Co-founder Martyn Sibley talks to disability-rights activist Judith Heumann, a…

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MPs have launched a major new inquiry into ‘deeply troubling’ benefit sanctions – Mirror

MPs have announced they will launch a major new inquiry into “deeply troubling” problems with the benefit…

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FREE accessible travel advice at Naidex 2018 – Disability Horizons

Europe’s largest disability and independent living event is only a matter of weeks away! Naidex will be…

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Clarity: employing visually impaired and disabled people – Disability Horizons

We all know that finding a job when you’re disabled can be a hard slog, made harder…

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Next generation of disabled children to benefit from government investment in sports prosthetics – DisabledGo Blog

Hundreds of children with limb loss are set to benefit from a further £1.5 million investment into…

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Top 5 places to visit in Blackpool – DisabledGo Blog

DisabledGo.com covers a huge range of places to go in Blackpool including hotels, restaurants, tourist attractions and…

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Overcoming a stutter to fulfil my dream of teaching – Disability Horizons

Adam Black shares his experience of living with a stutter and how he overcame his condition with…

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How you can get involved in a new orchestra for young disabled people – Disability Horizons

The National Open Youth Orchestra, an orchestra for young disabled people, is currently looking for new members…

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Awe & Wonder as Young Epilepsy launch their V20 Wheelyboat

THE LAUNCH of Young Epilepsy’s Coulam Wheelyboat V20 named ‘Awe & Wonder’ took place in June at…

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Disabled doctor left ‘stranded’ on London train – BBC News

A disabled doctor said she was left feeling “worthless” when she was stranded on a train in…

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Top critically-acclaimed disabled artists and writers – Disability Horizons

Last year we celebrated the top 10 female, top 10 male disabled celebrities, and top 10 international…

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Is online dating becoming more accessible? – Disability Horizons

New research has shown that online dating is now considered one of the most popular ways to…

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Don’t get caught out: the ultimate guide to shopping online securely – Disability Horizons

Online shopping can open up a whole world to disabled people, who might otherwise be unable to…

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Equality watchdog calls for court action over BA’s PA ticket ‘discrimination’ – DisabledGo Blog

The equality watchdog has called for the courts to decide if airlines are discriminating against disabled people…

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Eight years on, government announces plans to bring in access laws for tenants – DisabledGo Blog

The government has finally agreed to bring into force long-awaited laws that will impose a duty on…

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Access to Work cap announcement ‘does not go far enough’ – DisabledGo Blog

The government’s decision to loosen its restrictions on Access to Work (AtW) payments does not go far…

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Belgium Hosts Landmark WDBS Event – WPBSA

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) successfully staged its first-ever event outside of the UK last weekend…

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Paralysed TV presenter is left abandoned on empty easyJet plane for 40 MINUTES – Daily Mail

A television presenter was left stranded on a budget plane when her wheelchair was taken away by…

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Will Reeve – the son of paralyzed Superman actor Christopher – issues a rallying cry – Daily Mail

My father was Superman. He also starred in some movies, wearing a cape and tights, able to…

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Government rejects nearly all recommendations from MPs’ access inquiry – DisabledGo Blog

The government has accepted just three of 23 recommendations made by a committee of MPs that were…

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WDBS Heads to Belgium – WDBS

World Disability Billiards and Snooker (WDBS) is today delighted to announce the 2018 Belgian Open, the first…

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Google Announces “Wheelchair Accessible” Routes Feature in Maps – Inverse

Google Maps now features wheelchair accessible routes, Google announced on Wednesday. It’s a long-awaited update from the…

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Anger over DWP refusal to repay claimants £150 million from botched reassessments – DisabledGo Blog

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is refusing to pay back as much as £150 million…

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Scrapped! Ministers ‘secretly ditch government’s disability strategy’ – DisabledGo Blog

The government appears to have scrapped its cross-departmental disability strategy – which was aimed at “improving the…

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Russian mother displays new robotic hand after husband’s axe attack – Daily Mail Online

A mother who had her hands chopped off with an axe by her jealous husband has proudly…

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Ministers finally publish bus wheelchair space report… then announce more talks – DisabledGo Blog

Ministers have finally announced that they will act to protect the rights of wheelchair-users to travel on…

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I get treated differently just because I’m disabled, I’m determined to change that – Scope’s Blog

Michelle was born with cerebral palsy and growing up she never saw herself as different. Then she…

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How to achieve practicality and style in your adapted bathroom – Disability Horizons

The bathroom is the most commonly adapted room in a home, enabling anyone with a disability to…

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Stem cell transplant ‘game changer’ for MS patients – BBC News

Doctors say a stem cell transplant could be a “game changer” for many patients with multiple sclerosis. Results…

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Spring statement ‘shows disabled people will continue to bear brunt of austerity’ – DisabledGo Blog

The chancellor’s spring statement shows that disabled people will continue to bear the brunt of austerity, according…

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The Four Biscuits: a bakery run by woman with Down’s syndrome – Disability Horizons

At the start of Down’s Syndrome Awareness Week and ahead of Worlds Down’s Syndrome Day on 21st…

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