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Disability, Accessibility & The Psychology of Style - "Madam, in My Experience People in Wheelchairs Prefer not to be Noticed" & Other Misconceptions.

Last year at NAIDEX, the disability equipment show in Birmingham, Fiona, Founder of Blue Badge Style, spoke about the importance of style when understanding the needs of someone with a disability. It never ceases to amaze that medical professionals…See More
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Oliver Hughes posted a discussion

Model’s Tweet Prompts Deaf People to Share Cinema Gripes on Twitter

With awards season almost at its climax, and the Oscars less than two weeks away, the world of cinema is a buzz with anticipation to see the latest ‘Hollywood blockbusters’ and ‘indie darlings’.But for those living with sight and hearing impairment,…See More
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Paul Richoux added a discussion to the group Blind & Visually Impaired
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UKs 1st Miniature Guide Horse in Training - Meet Digby

BBC journalist Mohammed Salim Patel has become the first person in the UK to…See More
Feb 16
R82 UK posted a blog post

R82 launches new dynamic Meerkat stander that promotes learning through movement

Etac R82, the highly respected specialist manufacturer and supplier of assistive equipment for disabled individuals, is delighted to introduce its new pioneering dynamic stander for…See More
Feb 16
Wendy Russell liked Oliver Hughes's discussion PyeongChang 2018: A Guide to Para Snowboarding
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Wendy Russell liked bespoken Team's discussion Blackwood Design Awards 2017/18 Now Open!
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Wendy Russell replied to Oliver Hughes's discussion Creative Scotland Reverses Cuts to Disabled Arts Bodies
"Fantastic result!"
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Wendy Russell liked Oliver Hughes's discussion Creative Scotland Reverses Cuts to Disabled Arts Bodies
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Oliver Hughes posted a discussion

What’s On: Sat 10th Breaking Down Barriers, An Afternoon of Culture

The Equality and Rights Network (EARN) is to host a free afternoon of culture and…See More
Feb 8

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Oliver Hughes posted discussions
Feb 7

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Oliver Hughes posted a discussion

PyeongChang 2018: A Guide to Para Snowboarding

With just over a month to go, the start of the PyeongChang Winter Paralympics 2018 is fast approaching.With speed in mind, the Paralympics have prepared a short introduction to…See More
Feb 6
bespoken Team posted a discussion

Blackwood Design Awards - Judging Panel Revealed for thrilling final in 2018

We are delighted to finally reveal the line-up of the judging panel in the Blackwood Design Awards 2017/18. The panel this year…See More
Feb 5

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Disability, Accessibility & The Psychology of Style - "Madam, in My Experience People in Wheelchairs Prefer not to be Noticed" & Other Misconceptions.

Posted by Fiona Jarvis on February 20, 2018 at 15:55 0 Comments

Last year at NAIDEX, the disability equipment show in Birmingham, Fiona, Founder of Blue Badge Style, spoke about the importance of style when understanding the needs of someone with a disability. It never ceases to amaze that medical professionals don't see this as a critical factor in a person's well being! This is very much the manifesto and raison d'etre of Blue Badge Style - 'style and disability are not mutually exclusive'. Faced with no control over…

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R82 launches new dynamic Meerkat stander that promotes learning through movement

Posted by R82 UK on February 16, 2018 at 10:28 0 Comments

Etac R82, the highly respected specialist manufacturer and supplier of assistive equipment for disabled individuals, is delighted to introduce its new pioneering dynamic stander for children – the R82 Meerkat.

R82 is a Danish brand of high quality, ergonomic products that…

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Theraposture donate specialist adjustable double combination bed to DIYSOS Amanda

Posted by TGA Mobility on January 9, 2018 at 13:02 0 Comments

Name: Amanda Worne

Client challenges: Reduced mobility due to spinal injury

Solution: Double combination bed with dual profiling and variable height



Amanda Worne, aged 46 from Yapton near Arundel, West Sussex, is a remarkable lady who continues to rebuild her…

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Battery Driven Mobility Scooters

Posted by Eric Roberts on January 8, 2018 at 9:56 0 Comments

Of course, electric mobility scooters are used most often by the elderly. Also used frequently by people with certain disabilities that makes walking difficult. Naturally, as well as people affected by illness.

Using a scooter provides the means to move around freely. Interacting with friends and family. Of course, as well as remaining active members of the community.

For a person to be able to use a scooter satisfactorily. He or she should be able to take a few steps. Able to…

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