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  • a family near a beach
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    Accessible family friendly places to stay

    Finding an accommodation provider that is perfect for the whole family can be difficult, especially if you have additional needs. If you’re looking for something suitable for a variety of ages and needs, take a look at some of these suggestions.

  • a man in a wheelchair enjoying a day out with another man
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    3 ways we can beat ableism

    Whether you’re a business looking at ways to become more inclusive or someone trying to find out more about how you can support disabled family members or friends, here are five ways we can work together to beat ableism.

  • The UK’s ten most accessible beaches
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    The UK’s ten most accessible beaches

    It doesn’t matter whether it is summer or winter, a visit to the beach is always good for a day out and luckily, no matter where you are in the UK, you’re never too far away from one. If you have a mobility impairment, you might not think beaches are for you, but there are actually a host of accessible beaches and coastal areas that have beach wheelchairs and other mobility aids available to hire for the day. Here are ten UK beaches for an accessible day out at the seaside!

  • man reading a book
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    #OwnVoices book recommendations | Non Fiction edition

    As lockdown continues, we all need to find other ways to keep ourselves entertained. As we can’t visit our favourite attractions at the moment, why not escape into someone else’s life with a good book? We’ve put together a list of our favourite #ownvoices non fiction books to help the time pass.

  • blue badge
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    5 things you should know about hidden disabilities

    Imagine having someone question you when you pop your blue badge in the car window or when you produce a RADAR key to use an accessible toilet? These are things that happen regularly to people living with hidden disabilities, to help us all understand a little more about hidden disabilities and the experiences of those who have them, here are five things you should know about people with less visible accessibility needs.

  • chid at zoo
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    Autism friendly outdoor activities to enjoy this autumn

    If you or a member of your family has autism, you’ll know that it can be hard to find things to do, particularly when schools are closed and in good weather, where there is more of a chance of crowds, which can be difficult for some.

  • Who are you supporting for International Day of Charity?
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    Who are you supporting for International Day of Charity?

    This year’s International Day of Charity falls on 5th September. The day was created by the United Nations and all member states are invited to encourage their citizens to get involved to commemorate the International Day of Charity by raising awareness of charitable acts within their own communities.

  • transport
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    How you can help make travelling easier for disabled passengers

    Did you know that disabled people travel up to a third less than non-disabled people? Did you also know that one in four disabled people have experienced a negative response from other passengers? Well, now you do, so here are a few ways that you can help your fellow passengers while you’re on your daily commute.

  • wheelchair
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    Wheelchair friendly places to visit this summer

    You’ll know from looking through our members that there are loads of places across the UK that are wheelchair accessible, from the more obvious to the more obscure, it has never been easier to enjoy a day out.

  • website computer mac book
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    Tips to help when browsing the web

    While the country is on lockdown, we’ve all been spending more time online. Most websites have accessibility features, but they don’t always work with your devices, especially if they haven’t been modified, so we’ve compiled a few tips to help make technology work better for you.