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Linda Jane McLean replied to bespoken Team's discussion The Flume BathTub
"Well said, Helen. It is not among the things that I would recommend. There are much easier ways keeping clean!  Linda"
9 hours ago
Ailsa June MacLean replied to bespoken Team's discussion Where do you charge your mobility scooter?
"Maybe a letter explaining your ideas to a company who makes solar panels or to a electric scooter company would set the ball rolling. They might even be able to point you in the right direction. I had an idea many years ago when I was doing my…"
yesterday
Vivien Chang posted a discussion

Blackwood Design Awards 2015: POSTA- comfortable in-fight seat transfer

Continuing with our series on the Blackwood Design Awards 2015 here is another of our entries; the POSTA. For wheelchair users travelling by plane, there are countless complications caused by the fact that air travel has never really been designed…See More
Friday
Abacus Healthcare posted a blog post

Abacus Healthcare - Making daily living easier with wash and dry toilets

As an essential part of our daily routine, going to the toilet is a fairly complex activity and, as such, we need the physical ability to access and operate one in a suitable manner.The task of toileting…See More
Thursday
Suhayl A posted a discussion

Easily accessible, or not? That is the question.

Recently it was announced that the next fleet of EasyJet Airbus would feature a more accessible toilet with additional space.As far as improving accessibility for disabled people this should really be seen as a positive step, but it poses a few…See More
Thursday
TGA Mobility posted a blog post

TGA Maximo Scooter Impresses TV's Dr Hilary Jones At Mobility Roadshow 2015

TGA has successfully showcased its leading range of mobility…See More
Thursday
A discussion started by bespoken Team was featured

Where do you charge your mobility scooter?

We’ve had a query from a bespoken member about charging mobility scooters/powered wheelchairs. This concerns the issue with charging them, which some people face if they live in flats. The problems are:You can’t get your mobility scooter into your…See More
Thursday
Vivien Chang posted a discussion

Blackwood Design Awards 2015: KinesicMouse- allowing head rotation and facial expressions to control mouse and joystick

KinesicMouse is one of the entries for the Blackwood Design Awards 2015.  It is a piece of software that allows hands-free control of a computer by just using head rotations or facial expressions.Markus Pröll, the developer of KinesicMouse from…See More
Wednesday
Suhayl A posted a discussion

I can see clearly now...

Eyeteq, a revolutionary TV adaptation for colour blind people that spawned the Eye2TV device featured on bespoken recently, and since…See More
Tuesday
Lidia Garcia Fernandez posted a discussion

SCALEVO: the new climbing wheelchair

A new wheelchair has been getting a huge amount of attention across the world…See More
Jun 29
Jane Adams posted a discussion

Pimp My Ride

With two out of the…See More
Jun 25
bespoken Team posted discussions
Jun 25

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Abacus Healthcare - Making daily living easier with wash and dry toilets

Posted by Abacus Healthcare on July 2, 2015 at 14:30 0 Comments

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As an essential part of our daily routine, going to the toilet is a fairly complex activity and, as such, we need the physical ability to access and operate one in a suitable manner.

The task of toileting can, therefore, become increasingly difficult if our hand dexterity, eyesight, balance or strength becomes impaired.…

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TGA Maximo Scooter Impresses TV's Dr Hilary Jones At Mobility Roadshow 2015

Posted by TGA Mobility on July 2, 2015 at 9:56 0 Comments

TGA has successfully showcased its leading range of mobility scooters, hosted a safe driving awareness programme and welcomed TV's Dr Hilary Jones onto its exhibition stand at The Mobility…

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Top Tips for Lighting in a Bathroom When Living With Sight Loss by Abacus Healthcare

Posted by Abacus Healthcare on June 22, 2015 at 10:54 0 Comments

Bathrooms have to cater to the needs of all family members within a household, both young and old. Everyone needs good levels of light but as we get older these needs increase as less light reaches the retina and visual clarity deteriorates.



In fact, most people at the age of sixty need three times more light than when they were aged 20.



Two million people in the UK are currently living with sight loss and around 20% of those are aged seventy-five…

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DISABILITY IN THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

Posted by Lidia Garcia Fernandez on June 19, 2015 at 15:30 0 Comments

One in five people in Britain today has a disability and their present lives are still affected by the lives of their predecessors during the Industrial Revolution. But what was the experience really like…

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Products or ideas we think you should know about:


Scavelo - wheelchair that can climb stairs

Students in Switzerland have designed and built a working prototype of this fabulous powered wheelchair that can go up and down Stairs! Click here to read more...

People Stories

Inspirational stories about people achieving remarkable things:

We take a look back in time and explore how people who had disabilities lived and worked throughout the industrial revolution.

Rich's Blog

One of our members Rich, has a great blog

with some really insightful an interesting stuff. He has been kind enough to allow us to share it with you. 

 

Read Rich's Latest blog click here...

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