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Blackwood Design Awards 2017/18 Now Open!

Blackwood is delighted to officially launch the Blackwood Design Awards 2017/18. This annual competition seeks to discover and champion b…

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WheelAir® Goes Live on Kickstarter

The WheelAir®, described as “the Dyson of the mobility industry,” is finally on the market. It is available for purchase with a variety of…

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The Blackwood House: a closer look at futuristic accessibility

You may have read in last week’s bespoken bulletin about the grand unveiling of Blackwood’s new accessible homes in Dundee. The flats are d…

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Answers & Questions

Got a question or a problem?  Got an answer or a top tip?  Share it here!

85 Oct 6
Reply by Wendy Russell

And another thing...

Anything else you want to talk about?  This is the place!

145 Nov 3
Abacus offers Gemini bath demonstrations and free advice guides at Kidz-to-Adultz-up-North
by bespoken Team

Arts & Culture

Anything to do with how disability is represented in the arts & culture.

43 May 31
Comedian’s UK stand-up tour is an eye-opener for disability awareness
by Sarah Colston

Assistive Technology

The latest devices and technologies to help people live life to the full.

83 Aug 29
Quadriplegic motor racing now possible
by George Perfect

Assistive Technology Project

Project aims to look at how assistive technologies are used across the UK.

19 May 19, 2015
Input to help the development of a nationally funded design project to improve posture, stability and positioning for wheelchair users(National College of Art and Design, Ireland)
by J Horrigan, CaraMobilityDesign


Issues and campaigns that matter to you!

5 Nov 21, 2013
ATOS Assesments
by bespoken Team

Blackwood Design Awards

Showcasing the best student design projects from across the UK that enhance independence. Great ideas designed to change lives.

34 Oct 13
Blackwood Design Awards 2017/18 Now Open!
by bespoken Team

Daily Living Aids

Anything to do with looking after oursleves on a daily basis.

80 Jul 5
Remap Awards: National charity reveals this year's top designs by their volunteers
by Paul Richoux


A collection of inspiring ideas from Rich Fabend

9 Sep 16, 2014
Homemade affordable adaptations from Handihelp
by bespoken Team

Home & Adaptations

Technologies and adaptations that make your home more comfortable and accessible.

47 Jul 18
Stylish floor lift that you would happily have in your home...
by Paul Richoux


Anything and everything connected to the UK's largest Independent Living Exhibition in 2013.

77 Apr 7
John's Naidex 2017 experience - what stood out?
by Paul Richoux


17 Aug 3
CleverCogs™ Goes West to Ayr - three stories...
by bespoken Team

Prosthetics & Robotics

New artificial limbs and technologies that enhance functionality.

29 Oct 26
Welcome to the Tokyo Blade Library - you'd better run!
by Paul Richoux

Sport & Activities

All to do with keeping fit, active, and making life interesting.

103 Sep 26
Everything is smaller in America - Disability access in Manhattan and at the U.S. Open tennis.
by Tim Neill

The Good, the Bad and the Unaccessible

Our series of roadshows around Scotland highlighting the good, the bad and the unaccessible.

57 Nov 13
Is it possible to have an entirely disability accessible future
by Tim Neill

Wheelchairs & Mobility

All the latest information and reviews on wheelchairs

119 Jul 28
In the balance - new wheelchair needs only 2 wheels
by Paul Richoux


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