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How to stay connected to others with online communities

With the pandemic preventing us from socialising with others in person, feelings of isolation and loneliness are rising. We've put together a handy list of ways you can feel connected to others without leaving the house!

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The best accessible digital workshops to keep you busy at home

With people spending more time than ever before in the house because of Coronavirus, the Internet has exploded with excellent new materials to keep you busy at home. Here, Rough Guides selects some great accessible workshops which are available online.

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Sarah Alexander on learning a new hobby

Covid-19 has meant that many of us are spending more time at home. Disability blogger, and Scheme customer, Sarah Alexander has been taking up new hobbies, including embroidery, to keep herself busy. Read her article to get inspired.

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Helen Dolphin’s guide to indoor gardening

Helen Dolphin has been gardening indoors to pass the time, here she explains how to get started.

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Shrove Tuesday pancakes with disabled chef James Coke

Here's how to make the perfect sweet and savoury pancake for Shrove Tuesday. Follow this easy to follow recipe created by the disabled chef, James Coke.

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Why wheelchair rugby is the most brutal, entertaining and uplifting sport you’ll ever play

In the lead up to next year’s Paralympics, The Telegraph joined the Solent Sharks to experience the competitive world of wheelchair rugby first-hand.

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Photography with a disability: How to get started

We spoke to the Chairman of the Disabled Photographers’ Society to find out how to get started with photography as a hobby when you have a disability.

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Indoor hobby inspiration for rainy days

Find out our tips for finding accessible indoor hobbies for this winter, from knitting to cake decorating to Ian Cook's favourite... the ukelele!

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Accessible intergenerational days out around the UK

Planning a day trip with the entire family? From mighty Medieval castles to museums exploring outer space, there are plenty of spots around the UK that will keep every generation happy. In this article Rough Guides pick seven of the country’s top attractions suitable for all ages.

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The importance of self-care and how I practice it

Disability blogger, and Motability Scheme customer, Sarah considers the importance of self care and explains how she practices it.

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