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Anais Durand posted a discussion

Remap, tailor-made equipment for those who need it

by Anais DurandHere at bespoken, we know that little alterations to everyday objects can make a massive difference in the lives of people with disabilities. This week, we would like to introduce you to Remap, a national charity that helps disabled…See More
6 hours ago
Paul Richoux posted a discussion

Rich's new wheelchair is a godsend

“You can tell a lot of thought went into the design of this chair. It’s very well…See More
7 hours ago
Stacey Brown posted a discussion

Wheelchair Adaptation for Easier Communication

A young Israeli designer has invented a wheelchair attachment which allows wheelchair…See More
8 hours ago
bespoken Team replied to bespoken Team's discussion Blackwood Student Design Award 2014
"IMPORTANT!   We have decided to extend the cut off date for entries to the 31st of August in order to allow more students to participate."
bespoken Team posted a discussion

Exciting competition for keen drivers!

We’re looking for a bespoken member who is interested in maintaing or retaining the ability to drive. The Regional Driving Assessment Centre is offering a free assessment to one of our bespoken members who requires driving adaptations. All mobility…See More
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Lawn Bowling at the Commonwealth Games

By Quentin PaimparayAt bespoken, we like to cover the Commonwealth Games. Of the 5 sports devoted to Para-Sport competitors, this week we look at Lawn Bowls.…See More
Paul Richoux replied to Jamie Long's discussion RAMP FOR FRONT STEPS
"Hi Jamie,   Blackwood Foundation shared your problem over Facebook and there was a lady who gave this reply:   'My father built my son's ramp with decking - it cost around £250. He was a builder though!'   I know…"
Paul Richoux posted a discussion

Job Alert! - Disability Arts and Theatre Assistant

Interesting job going in the arts sector. Thought I'd share this: A Disability Arts and Theatre Assistant (Apprentice) is being sought in the Midlands. If you're interested or know someone who might be, you can find out more by clicking…See More
bespoken Team posted discussions
Jul 17
A discussion started by bespoken Team was featured

Bruise Trousers - The injury detection suit

By Quentin PaimparayFour students from Imperial College London have recently…See More
Jul 17
Sonia Mclay liked Etac UK's blog post Birmingham mum and daughter both with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), enjoy life-changing independence thanks to charity donated Balder powered wheelchair.
Jul 16
Paul Richoux posted a discussion

Bespoken member is back in the news!

We made the news today, oh boy Edinburgh news website Deadline News has written about bespoken member Gavin Neate and Neatebox. Blackwood Foundation got an honourable mention too! Click the link to read the whole article.…See More
Jul 14

Blog Posts


Posted by Abacus Healthcare on July 8, 2014 at 15:00 0 Comments

Abacus Healthcare, a leading provider of accessible bathroom solutions, has launched a new, user-friendly website which provides expert guidance and easier access to all product information, the latest news plus a range of essential downloads.…


New Aquanova baths from Abacus Healthcare deliver show highlight at Kidz South

Posted by Abacus Healthcare on June 24, 2014 at 14:03 0 Comments

Abacus Healthcare demonstrated its newly launched Aquanova assistive baths to large numbers of Occupational Therapists and families with disabled children at Kidz South (Rivermead Leisure Complex, Reading, 12th June).…


Birmingham mum and daughter both with Osteogenesis Imperfecta (OI), enjoy life-changing independence thanks to charity donated Balder powered wheelchair.

Posted by Etac UK on June 23, 2014 at 9:20 0 Comments

Sabia Khatoon is an inspirational lady with OI who has been able to continue helping her daughter who also has the condition, thanks to a cutting-edge powered wheelchair and support from the Brittle Bone Society.

Sabia is 49 and despite having OI, lives independently in Birmingham with her 10-year-old daughter Aleena. Thanks to…


Drive-From-Wheelchair Car Helps Youngster Achieve His Goals

Posted by Sirus Automotive on June 20, 2014 at 13:00 0 Comments

“My name is Chris Gordon. I am 23 years old and I Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Regardless of my disability, I have achieved so many of my personal goals and aspirations. My passion is sport, after I passed my GCSE’s I went on to Haybridge 6th Form where I did a…



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Bespoken member Rich Fabend tells us about his latest wheelchair that has made a huge difference to his life.

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