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Did you know …it takes an average of seven attempts before victims of domestic violence are able to leave their abuser for good? The Omaha metro area only has three facilities available to provide emergency shelter for domestic violence/sexual assault victims. The Heartland Family Service Safe Haven concealed…

CHAMPAIGN, Ill (WCIA) — Dr. Michael Kuhlenschmidt was making the rounds Tuesday morning. He has some tips on what to watch out for if you are traveling abroad this summer.

WEARING a hearing aid in middle age may protect against dementia, a study found. Hearing loss is known to increase the risk of the condition by twice as much as any other factor, such as smoking an…

Like anyone else with a disability, deaf people are the same as everyone else. Here, we bust 6 misconceptions about dating someone deaf. See how many of them you recognise.

If you're looking for somewhere to get away to this summer, check out these 6 accessible coastal destinations, from vibrant Blackpool to beautiful Guernsey, find out how accessible they are for your disability.

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Do you ever feel addicted to social media or image-driven dating sites like Tinder? You're not alone. Read the experience of one disabled reader who decided to detox from online sites that were sapping her confidence.

Listen As ‘The Bimblers’, we describe ourselves as the UK’s most unlikely travel bloggers. My partner, Bridget and I travel in wheelchairs, reviewing access as we go. Driven by the mantra: ‘Access for all’ I aim to share my thoughts, observations and ideas to make travel easier for people of all abilities. I’ve collected up …

Dr. Daniel Deem was making the rounds this morning. He told us some symptoms of thyroid disease and has some tips on what to watch out for.

Find out more about new podcast, The Game Changers, which celebrates extraordinary, trailblazing disabled women in sport. Guests include 11 time Paralympic Champion Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson.

A chain of cake shops has thanked a disabled campaigner for drawing its attention to access failures that prevented wheelchair-users entering three of its stores. Konditor said it was “ashamed” of …

We talk to Jane Campbell about prominent disability rights activist Bert Massie CBE and his recently launched memoirs. Having worked with Bert, she tells us what he was like and why his work was so important for disabled people.

Josh Lancaster, 13, plays for a Somerset powerchair team and has been told he has "great potential".

Selected out of 90 applicants, Disability Horizons is one of 20 social ventures to be given support and mentoring on the Future 20 programme to help us to reach and support more disabled people.

Cain Webb, born with cerebral palsy, had appealed for someone to donate their voice.

With the media becoming ever more prominent in our 21st century lives, how we see disabled people and the disability experience being represented on the cinema screen is becoming increasingly

You’ll enjoy dinner, silent and live auctions, and entertainment by comedic magician Larry Brodahl! You’ll also hear the story of hope from a Jefferson House child. We’ll pay tribute to the Jefferson House "launch crew," honoring them for their contributions in starting the Jefferson House children’s residential shelter and group home.
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Tech for good and social ventures addressing the UN Sustainable Development Goals to be given no-cost individual packages of support to help them create greater impact After a national call and an extensive application process, Allia Future Business Centres and its network of partners have sele ...

Are you a wheelchair user looking to get fit? Learn more about the Invictus Active wheelchair trainer, which is designed to help wheelchair users get fit and lose weight from the comfort of their own home.

Having you been looking for an accessible house but had no luck? You're not alone. Find out what progress has been made to ensure all homes are accessible, and what more needs to be done.

After the failure to recruit a ‘disability champion’ for the fashion industry, activists argue that more should be done to earn the ‘purple pound’

See our new wheelchair vans, SUVs and handicap accessible van conversions for sale at United Access. Compare vehicle cost and special offers.

Reader Alex Squires, who is a wheelchair user and festival fanatic, shares his experience of the Isle of Wight festival last weekend. Find out why it's an accessible festival for wheelchair users.

A substantial number of individuals seen for a routine hearing assessment have hearing loss on their audiogram, but self-report good hearing.

Writer and soap fan Raya rounds up 10 disabled soap characters in the four main soaps - Eastenders, Coronation Street, Emmerdale and Hollyoaks - that are played by disabled actors and actresses.

"This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation, who has a challenge, who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena. You are."

Employing and managing a team of personal assistants for care support can seem daunting, but help is available. Skills for Care, which supports disabled people in employing PAs, shares insider top tips on finding the best PA.

Clamor can put stress on your body and affect hypertension, high cholesterol and heart problems.

Stockport mayor Laura Booth said it was "insulting and wrong" she was abused for wearing flat shoes.

Dating is hard, but it can be particularly tricky if you're disabled. If you've had awkward disabled dating experience, you're not alone. Read these three painful disabled dating experiences.

Tips for attending your first music festival. Attending your first festival should be exciting, fun and an experience like no other. When you add disability into the mix it can turn that excitement…

Tenerife is situated in the Canary Islands. Some might say it is a tiny bit of land off of West Africa. For me it is a lot more! I’ve visited