Disability Horizons’ Newsletter

The lifting of Covid-19 restrictions is lifting my stress level up: Almost all Covid-19 restrictions have been or soon will be lifted across the UK. Our writer Raya, who has muscular dystrophy and respiratory failure, talks about why she is frightened about the changes and concerned about the future of many disabled people.

8 extraordinary moments from the Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games:  The Beijing 2022 Paralympic Winter Games has been an incredible sporting event, full of inspiration, strength and unity. Here at Disability Horizons, we round up 8 extraordinary moments from the Winter Paralympics, including 6 medals for Team GB.

We talk sex and disability In our latest Disability Horizons TV episode, our presenters Zec and Mik talked with Kelly Gordon, host of the sex-positive podcast ‘Pleasure Rebels’, about sex and disability. Watch it now…

Boccia is an inclusive sport open to anyone with a disability, no matter how old they are or their disability. Here, charity Boccia England explains what the sport involves, how you can try it for yourself and shares stories from keen boccia players whose lives have been improved by playing the sport. Boccia: a uniquely accessible sport that everyone can play

Lindsey Dryden is an independent British filmmaker and founder of the production company Little By Little Films, which represents LGBTQ+ and disabled people. We spoke to Lindsey about her career as a disabled and queer filmmaker and her thoughts on disability representation in the industry. Disabled and queer filmmaker making the film industry accessible for all