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Sticking with the classics

For some, a mobility aid not only provides freedom, but an extra chance to accessorise. Helen Beaumont studies psychology at the University of Glasgow, as well as participating in several student organisations, and uses a cane to mitigate an…See More
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Rory Telfer posted a discussion

An Accessible Winter Wonderland

With Christmas round the corner we had a look at the growing winter activity…See More
yesterday
Ciorstaidh MacGlone posted a discussion

Sticking with the classics

For some, a mobility aid not only provides freedom, but an extra chance to accessorise. Helen Beaumont studies psychology at the University of Glasgow, as well as participating in several student organisations, and uses a cane to mitigate an…See More
yesterday
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Duncan Edwards posted a video
Tuesday
stella maris replied to stella maris's discussion This week's video
"Maybe you could find the original narrative by Finklestein?  ..... I have lost my copy but often feel the need for it for meetings etc. Much as it is good to focus on the positive, I also believe it helps me to grieve for the person I lost and…"
Dec 12
stella maris posted a discussion

This week's video

A similar narrative by Finklestein came to my attention 12 years ago whilst visiting parts of Scotland to talk about disability rambling (on scooters and in wheelchairs).  The video makes the same points which are totally valid. We need more videos…See More
Dec 12
Adam Shippey posted a discussion

Feel the force with the "Luke Arm"

I’m sure you remember Luke Skywalkers’ robotic hand in Star Wars, how amazing was it to see the young Jedi employ his prosthetic limb…See More
Dec 11
Ciorstaidh MacGlone posted a discussion

Learning to hear: the cochlear implant experience

What’s it like to learn to hear? Alex, who has had a cochlear implant for four years, gave some information on his experience.“The kind of deafness I have is when the cochlea hair cells gets damaged and can no longer function properly. There are a…See More
Dec 10

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Paul Richoux replied to Monica Quintero Restrepo's discussion Paws for thought – How dogs can make a difference
"As a cat lover personally I must admit I can't quite picture my cat going out of his way to support me if I had a disabiltiy. You have to hand it to dogs in this respect."
Dec 10
Monica Quintero Restrepo posted a discussion

Paws for thought – How dogs can make a difference

Dogs have long been regarded as man’s best friend, and people who have one generally adore it. Moreover, they can be important for disabled people as companions and to help their owner be more independent. “Dogs have the power to change lives.…See More
Dec 9

Blog Posts

Innovative TGA puncture sealant wins BHTA independent living design award

Posted by TGA Mobility on December 17, 2014 at 17:11 0 Comments

TGA, the UK-leading mobility scooter specialist, has won the BHTA Independent Living Design Award for its pioneering puncture sealant system…

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Rescue dog lover with Disability continues essential animal care thanks to 'Harley Davidson' TGA mobility scooter

Posted by TGA Mobility on December 17, 2014 at 15:08 0 Comments

Despite living with a condition called Ehlers-Danlos iii-Hypermobile Type, Michaela Walker, 48 from Rhyl in North Wales, has been able to continue caring for her six rescue dogs and supporting various animal charities…

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Disabled Writer Returns To Education Thanks To 'Harley Davidson' Styled TGA Mobility Scooter

Posted by TGA Mobility on December 4, 2014 at 10:32 0 Comments

Mel Richards, 43 from Edinburgh is a remarkable lady. Despite living with an MS-like condition that causes walking difficulties she has been able to continue enjoying a varied lifestyle and is applying to Higher Education thanks to a …

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Theraposture partnerships with Newlife charity and Symmetrikit prove successful at OT Show

Posted by Theraposture on December 3, 2014 at 10:30 0 Comments

Theraposture, the UK’s leading specialist in assistive beds and cots, has achieved significant interest from Occupational Therapists at the OT Show (26-27 Nov, Stand E40, NEC), whilst successfully supporting Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children and Symmetrikit Postural Care. 

Working closely with Occupational Therapists (OTs) since 1981, Theraposture continues to be a respected supplier of bespoke,…

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