City Beaks in Cardiff for Disabled People

Compact and stuffed full of interesting things to do, Cardiff is a great city for a weekend break. It has lots to appeal to sports fans, there are fascinating arts venues to visit, and you can also spend time finding out about its intriguing history. Mostly flat in the centre, …

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City Breaks in Cambridge for Disabled People

If you’re looking for a pleasant break in an attractive university town with easy access to the surrounding countryside, Cambridge is a great choice. It’s easy to get around, with good public transport and flat, evenly surfaced streets. Public facilities for disabled people are really good and there are lots …

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Holiday Accommodation for Assistance Dogs

When you go on holiday with your assistance dog you’ll want to make sure that you both have a good time. Fortunately laws in this area have improved in recent years and there is also a new movement in the hospitality sector toward making pets welcome. Good holiday planning can …

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Security Searches and Disability

Getting through an airport can be stressful at the best of times but it’s still more difficult when you have to deal with security searches. These can be embarrassing, uncomfortable or even painful for many disabled people. What can you expect of security staff? What are your rights and how …

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Language Issues for Disabled People Abroad

Anyone travelling abroad can benefit from having a few words of the local language, but for disabled people it’s all the more important. Explaining your particular needs with simple vocabulary can be difficult. For some people with complex health conditions, successful communication can be a matter of life and death. …

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Disabled Parking: Your Rights

Figuring out what you are and are not allowed to do with your car when you’re disabled can be complicated. Many people don’t realise that they don’t actually need to own or drive a car in order to be covered under disability parking schemes. It’s possible to get help even …

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Making Picnics More Accessible

When the weather is good, nothing beats a picnic out in the sunshine with friends or family. For many disabled people, though, managing at a picnic can present practical difficulties that make it off-putting. Taking simple steps to make it easier can enable you to relax and enjoy the event …

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When Accommodation Lets You Down

With all the careful planning in the world, things can still go wrong when you travel. As we all know, pictures in guidebooks can prove very different from reality, and sometimes the disability information turns out to be inaccurate too. If you go on holiday and find out that your …

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OCD and Holiday Accommodation

Finding the right accommodation for an enjoyable holiday can be a difficult task for anyone, but if you have obsessive compulsive disorder, the chances are you’ll find it even harder. Worrying about making the right choice can even make your OCD worse in the run-up to your break, so that …

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Air Travel for People With Tourette’s Syndrome

In a security-conscious age, air travel can be stressful for anybody. If you experience behaviours under stress that might draw the wrong kind of attention to you, it can be a nightmare. This makes some people with Tourette’s syndrome feel that they cannot safely fly. In fact, most of the …

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