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ABILITY NEEDS


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Contents


1 Motoring and Mobility - Featuring the latest vehicles and products available in the mobility marketplace


17 Holidays - Summer has most definitely arrived so why not plan a well- deserved break


20 Tanni’s View - Baroness Grey-Thompson DBE – Tanni talks about the importance of a disability commissioner so that the voice and experience of disabled people is heard


28 Eddie Peacock - Hands up if you know about Ventoux – Eddie Peacock discusses the responsibility we have in maintaining our health and fitness in these challenging times for the NHS


42 Industry Insight - You get what you pay for – Angus Long looks at how increasing tax revenue means delicately managing the raising of tax rates to pay for vital public services


59 Tea Break – Take a break and put your knowledge to the test


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ABILITY NEEDS


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Ability Needs Magazine


ABILITY NEEDS


The essential journal on disability


ISSUE 2 (SUMMER) 2017


£2.00 Quarterly


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Front cover photograph courtesy of Millercare Mobility Specialists


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