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Paraclimb Scotland 2014! Don't miss it.

An exciting event is taking place just outside Edinburgh on the…See More
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Anne Walker replied to bespoken Team's discussion The Blackwood concept house
"this looks amazing, just a point on the fitted oven, would it have a door that opens and slides under rather than opening flat down? The oven doors that open flat are no use to a wheelchair user as you cannot get near enough to remove food from…"
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The Blackwood concept house

Blackwood has always been a pioneer in accessible housing, having built our first house in Dundee in 1972. Our founder Dr Margaret Blackwood was the leading voice in…See More
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Menus That Talk

This week we are considering the potential difficulties faced by diners with a…See More
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Young wheelchair user has problems with the joystick - can you help?

Hello to all,I was contacted very recently by a bespoken memeber whose son,…See More
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Wendy Russell liked bespoken Team's discussion Champagne & bionic hands
Oct 16
A discussion started by Monica Quintero Restrepo was featured

A garden for the senses

The plants are an important aspect of this garden, obviously, but they are just one of the features that make it up. Included in the sensory garden will be; noises, smells, birds, colours, and more ideas are blooming as the concept grows. This…See More
Oct 16
Helen Donaldson replied to bespoken Team's discussion The Blackwood concept house
"2 things that I notice: 1. The kitchen has only the hob and sink on rise and fall units with the storage units in between at standard height. Would it not be preferable for the whole run of worktop to be moveable up and down? I'm an OT and when…"
Oct 14

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Paul Richoux posted a discussion

Sounds good; but what is Audio Description?

When we go to the movies, most of us combine the picture with the sounds to fully…See More
Oct 13

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Paul Richoux posted a discussion

Brillliant concept baby stroller for parents in wheelchairs

Being a parent is famously fraught with challenges. If however one or indeed both…See More
Oct 9
bespoken Team posted a discussion

The Blackwood concept house

Blackwood has always been a pioneer in accessible housing, having built our first house in Dundee in 1972. Our founder Dr Margaret Blackwood was the leading voice in…See More
Oct 9
bespoken Team replied to bespoken Team's discussion Blackwood Student Design Award 2014
"Just a reminder you have until the 31st October to submit your entry for our Student Design Awards"
Oct 7

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Lorry Enthusiast with Cerebral Palsy 'Pimps Up' His Two Mobility Scooters

Posted by TGA Mobility on October 3, 2014 at 13:53 0 Comments

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Crane Lowndes, 50 from Sutton-on-Sea in Lincolnshire, was born with Cerebral Palsy (CP), which is a…

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Boost Your Happiness With A Breeze

Posted by TGA Mobility on October 2, 2014 at 12:42 0 Comments

If you live with restricted mobility and find walking tricky or even painful, a quality and reliable mobility scooter can change your life. Practically, it can give you independence to visit the local shops, friends or even go on holiday. Whereas from a well-being point of view, you can benefit from fresh air, experiencing the outdoors and accessing local amenities. Being able to go out on your own without the need for support from friends or loved ones is a priceless…

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THERAPOSTURE TO PARTNER WITH NEWLIFE CHARITY AND OFFER IPAD AIR FREE PRIZE DRAW AT OT SHOW 2014

Posted by Theraposture on October 1, 2014 at 13:30 0 Comments

Partnering with the charity Newlife at the OT Show, Theraposture will be showcasing its pioneering assistive beds and care cots whilst offering a unique competition to Occupational Therapists.

The OT Show (26-27 November, Stand E40,…

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ABACUS HEALTHCARE MAKES BATHING MORE ENJOYABLE FOR SOUTHAMPTON FAMILY

Posted by Abacus Healthcare on September 24, 2014 at 13:44 0 Comments

28-year-old Katherine Orman from Southampton, who lives with severe disabilities, can now experience the pleasure of being bathed at home thanks to a Gemini platform bath from Abacus Healthcare.…

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Products or ideas we think you should know about:


The Cursum is a concept stroller that attaches to a regular wheelchair to allow disabled parents to take baby for a stroll.

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Inspirational stories about people achieving remarkable things:

We spoke to Former MP and Minister Gavin Strang about his memories of Dr Margaret Blackwood; her life and legacy.

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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