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The ‘Kindle for the blind’: British startup reveals $700 Braille e-reader – Daily Mail

A British startup plans to debut a Braille e-reader for blind people this year that should greatly…

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Legs4Africa Charity – Getting Africa walking again

  We are the Bristol based charity that is…

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Autism friendly cinema screenings – Dimensions

We work with ODEON, Cineworld, Vue and Showcase to host autism friendly screenings at over 300 cinemas…

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The Effects and Uses of Green Tea – Groom and Style

Introduction Recent studies have found that the antioxidants in green tea can prevent cancer, help fight heart disease,…

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“Can you have sex?” and other common disability and dating questions – Disability Horizons

We all know that there are a number of preconceptions about disability. One of the biggest is…

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5 travel, health and fitness bargains for anyone with a disability – Disability Horizons

With Christmas Day done and dusted and the New Year looming, our thoughts turn to new beginnings….

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Top 5 tips for online dating if you have a disability – Disability Horizons

Christmas and New Year are times to be with family and loved ones. So, if you’re single,…

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​A big Christmas THANK YOU! – SpecialEffect

It’s only because of you that we’ve been able to help so many people in 2018. A…

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Operators open up Machu Picchu to wheelchair users – Travel Weekly

A partnership between an accessible travel specialist and…

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Ali McManus: a disabled singer with an unbreakable spirit – Disability Horizons

Ali McManus is a 21-year-old singer-songwriter and motivational speaker from Detroit, USA. She was born three months…

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TV show requesting applications from Disabled Entrepreneurs

Calling Disabled Entrepreneurs To Enter, make 2019 your year and join the appretice! An honrable mention of…

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New App To Help People With Disabilities Navigate Tokyo – Accessible Japan

Navigating the streets of Tokyo is no easy task, regardless of ability. However, having a disability…

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The great plastic straw debate: how will it affect disabled people – Disability Horizons

As Christmas parties get underway and drinks are in abundance, we take a look at the ban…

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Gatwick becomes first UK airport to open sensory room – International Airport Review

London Gatwick has announced it is the first UK airport to open a sensory room for its…

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10 bizarre experiences with carers – Disability Horizons

If you’re disabled, you’ve probably had your fair share of dealing with carers, and that probably includes…

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5 practical and stylish Christmas stocking fillers for disabled people – Disability Horizons

The days are getting shorter, the weather is turning bitter, and everywhere is packed full to the…

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CPISRA (Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association) to hold inaugural outdoor recreation camp for adults with Cerebral Palsy and related neurological conditions

Head of Recreation for CPISRA and Scottish Adventurer Julie…

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Dyslexia: Testing and Expert Advice for Schools and Parents – Hampstead & Frognal Tutors

Original Source: https://hampsteadandfrognaltutors.org.uk/dyslexia-guide/ About Dyslexia If a…

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Show for opportunity – We are One

We Are One Charitable Trust the group comprises both differently able artists on wheel chairs and hearing…

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Accessibility in Creative Spaces: A Seminal Gathering followed by a Spectacular #RaisingTheRoof Concert sets the Scene at Iconic St George’s Hall, Liverpool

Liverpool, November 2018. Opening Up The Creative Space seminar…

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The heartwarming moment an athlete helps quadriplegic best friend become an Ironman – Daily Mail

A triathlete has wept tears of joy after helping his quadriplegic best mate achieve his lifelong dream…

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Disability and travel: accessible USA – Disability Horizons

Wheelchair user Wolf, who has recently been travelling around the world, including Germany and Spain, tells us…

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Be The Difference campaign: helping you to find work – Disability Horizons

Able Magazine recently launched its employment initiative, Be The Difference, with the aim of helping more disabled…

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Tiny chip implanted in the brain lets paralyzed ‘type’ text messages and even play the piano – Daily Mail

Scientists have developed a revolutionary device that lets paralyzed people use their thoughts to perform tasks they…

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The real effect of austerity on people with learning disabilities – Disability Horizons

Back in October, after Theresa May promised an end to austerity, we ran an article on a…

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Let’s change the way we talk about disability – Disability Horizons

Do you hate the term ‘wheelchair-bound’? What does it portray and mean to you? Our deputy editor…

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Lost Voice Guy becomes a Scope Ambassador

Scope have a new Ambassador – the announcement about Lost Voice Guy’s ambassador role came at Scope’s Inspirations Dinner, held at the Natural History…

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Don’t Want Our Cash – Campaign to highlight inequalities in venues

Samantha Renke – actress and disability campaigner has set up the ‘Don’t Want Our Cash’ campaign in order to highlight the inequalities in…

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Sandown Sports Open Day – 25th November – Disability Snowsport UK

In 2019 we will be opening our newest adaptive…

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8 disability rights activists changing the world for disabled people – Disability Horizons

The rights that we as a disabled community have – and may even take for granted –…

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A Home Safety Checklist for Wheelchair Users – By RS Components

Source: https://uk.rs-online.com/web/generalDisplay.html?id=/home-safety-checklist-wheelchair-users THE PHYSICAL HOME ENVIRONMENT As part of any home safety checklist for wheelchair users,…

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Blind British man climbs Europe’s highest mountain – BBC News

A 23-year-old is thought to have become the first blind British man to reach the summit of…

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Revolutionary device allowed frogs to regenerate lost limbs – Daily Mail Online

Frogs with amputated legs had enhanced limb regeneration when fitted with a revolutionary device. Scientists claim this…

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Join us to Discuss “Opening Up The Creative Space” – Universal Inclusion

A Unique Event in Liverpool on November 1, 2018 The Creative Space is where the innermost imaginations of…

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Entrepreneur who became paralysed created skincare company worth MILLIONS – Daily Mail Online

An entrepreneur who became paralysed from the neck down after diving into a pool has revealed how…

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Is an Inclusive Workforce Still a Distant Dream? – ICube Media

While most companies are making an effort to have a diverse workforce, which could inculcate everyone in…

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Almost 200,000 disability benefit claimants to be handed £5,000 each – Daily Mail Online

Almost 200,000 disabled people will receive backdated benefit payments of up to £10,000 each following a catastrophic…

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Aphasia Cafe at BITMOs GATE – South Leeds Life

Aphasia is a condition that may occur after a brain injury, and most commonly from a stroke…

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Gerald Simonds helps Mitch plan for the future with the LEVO LAE standing wheelchair

    GERALD SIMONDS HELPS MITCH PLAN FOR THE FUTURE WITH…

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Step and Stone: a Bristol-based bakery training people with learning disabilities – Disability Horizons

Disabled people are twice as likely to be unemployed as non-disabled people, and only one in every…

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Olympic Park Wheelchair Basketball Tournament raises over £20,000 to Support Disabled Female Athletes

  A charity Wheelchair Basketball Tournament held at the Olympic…

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Wheelair and Moulded Seating: Now a Reality With Consolor Ltd! – wheelAIR

We are extremely excited to share with you that we are now working with specialists in custom…

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Accessible Spaces – Exploring access to public, leisure and event spaces – Sigma

To many, accessibility is often thought of as a way of solving immediate issues, whether they be…

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Disability and travel: why Berlin and Hamburg are definitely worth visiting – Disability Horizons

Disability Horizons writer Wolf, a wheelchair user from New Zealand, has set off on a four-month-long trip…

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Lib Dem conference: Universal credit migration is set for disaster, warns Lloyd – DisabledGo Blog

The impact of the “migration” of hundreds of thousands of disabled people onto universal credit from next…

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New job stats raise questions over ministers’ boasts on disability employment – DisabledGo Blog

New figures obtained by a disabled people’s organisation – after ministers refused to commission the work themselves…

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Ministers quietly drop plans for ‘parallel process’ on working-age social care – DisabledGo Blog

Ministers have quietly decided to include the support needs of working-age disabled people in their new social…

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‘Amazing’ treatment helps paralyzed people walk again – CNN

Kelly Thomas inches across the soft grass, using a walker to navigate her way. Each step is…

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DWP’s secret benefit deaths reviews: Investigations into deaths doubles in two years – DisabledGo Blog

The number of secret reviews carried out by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) into deaths…

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Disability rights: why our collective voice would be much stronger – Disability Horizons

David Proud, the first disabled actor to join the cast of Eastenders, believes that disabled people have…

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