Disability Horizons’ Newsletter

9 winter warmers to help you deal with the cold if you have a disability: Many disabled people find cold temperatures a struggle due to lack of mobility or poor circulation. Disability and lifestyle blogger Gemma Orton, who lives with spinal muscular atrophy, shares her winter warmers to help you through the coldest season.

7 bathroom aids to give you greater independence and dignity: Tending to certain bathroom needs, such as toileting, showering and bathing, can be difficult if you have a disability or mobility impairments. However, there are many accessible bathroom aids that will give you comfort and support when carrying out these personal tasks.

Help shape step-free access on the London Tube Transport for London (TfL) is making more stations step-free, but it needs your help to understand what really matters when it comes to making your journey easy, whatever your circumstances. Take the TfL survey to make your voice heard.

Paralympian Stef Reid MBE on Dancing On Ice 2022 Don’t miss Paralympic medallist Stef Reid MBE taking part in the new series of ITV’s Dancing On Ice this Sunday at 8pm. The 36-year-old long jumper, who has a prosthetic leg, is the second disabled contestant to take part in the show following blind sprinter Libby Clegg in 2020.

Grant Logan in his Ability Today office with two other wheelchair users Read our interview with disabled entrepreneur Grant Logan, whose goal is to connect disabled people and equip them with information and skills. He founded the website Ability Today and The Academy for Disabled Journalists to help the next generation of writers.