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Are we doing enough to support disabilities on public transport?

Two globe-trotting wheelchair users have spoken out on the difficulties they regularly face while travelling on public transport including rail…

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Electric vehicles and disability – what are your options?

Many new cars for sale in the not-too-distant future will be powered by electricity, with a complete ban on conventionally-fuelled new…

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Making Headway by improving brain injury awareness

Brain injury charity Headway support people in the community following head traumas. Here, we speak to Headway’s James…

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Wheelchair-friendly days out that are not to be missed!

Being in a wheelchair will not stop you from sampling some of the best experiences to be had in the UK. There are many wheelchair-friendly days…

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How adapted vehicles have changed since 1946

Our independence is everything. Indulging in a bit of retail therapy or a trip to the football watching your team win or, regrettably, lose — it’s…

Chris Fisher, aka the Blind Woodturner

How Chris kept on turning after going blind

Chris Fisher has made quite a name for himself in the media – you might know him as The Blind Woodturner. Chris wasn’t born blind –…

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How the eCane will change the lives of blind and deafblind users

Physicist Ron Liebermann formed Signtel, Inc. in 2000 with the mission to use technology to improve the lives of the hearing and sight…

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How far has accessible housing come since the 70s?

The idea of accessible housing goes back decades – yet the UK is struggling with a housing crisis in which those with disabilities are the most…

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Legoland Windsor offers superb accessibility – review

If your family has accessibility issues, finding a day out can be somewhat of a nightmare at times – ​so ​…

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AJM Healthcare – providing services to wheelchair users for 35 years

AJM Healthcare provide services to wheelchair users, offering not only a repair service but advice and training. Here, …

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Making accessible holidays easier to find

Moira Henderson has dedicated herself to making accessible holidays easier to find in Fife, for as many people as possible. And she’s doing such a…

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How can I benefit from the Motability scheme?

The Motability scheme is great for those with a disability to be able to continue their everyday life. However, although many know they can get a…

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The truth behind sex and disability

In this day and age, it’s important to remember that sex and relationships do not just extend to traditional male/female relationships. The topics…

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Mark Lane: Gardening tips for people who thought they could never garden

Mark Lane, wheelchair user and presenter of the award-winning BBC Gardeners’ World, as well as the RHS Flower Shows, discusses getting out into…

5 great accessible days out in County Durham

5 great accessible days out in County Durham

If you're looking for an accessible day out in the North of England, you won't find many better regions to visit…

Rollator or Triwalker: Which is Best for Your Mobility?

With so many options for your mobility assistance around these days, it’s difficult to know what to choose. Each mobility user has different needs…