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10 Things The World Can Learn From People With Disabilities

Came across this article on-line the other day ... thought I'd share.

Started by George Perfect

2 Sep 11
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The ADVANTAGES of being disabled

We always hear about all the disadvantages and encumbrances that come with being disabled. Time to look at the positive! So ... my question…

Started by George Perfect

3 Aug 29
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A Life in the Day of Blackwood Care Staff

THERE are many demanding challenges in the day to day running of a care home. But four support workers at Broom Court give vivid and candi…

Started by Sarah Colston

0 Jul 11

Unique fully accessible water park opens its doors for people of all ages and abilities

Last Saturday saw the grand opening of Morgan’s Inspiration Island, the world’s first ultra-accessible splash park where guests of all ages…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Jun 22

Positive thinking empowered Edinburgh mum’s disabled son

THE POWER of positive thinking allowed an Edinburgh man with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy to find independence.   At only three years old Ne…

Started by Sarah Colston

0 May 24

“Vroom” Court gets, lean, green, eco machine!

Exciting times are afoot at Blackwood’s dedicated care and support unit at Broom Court as Stirling gets into gear and acquires a shiny new…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Mar 16


Cathy couldn't be happier with the care she's receiving... And she's gone digital!

Affected by very limited mobility, Cathy Young is a tenant and care customer of Blackwood Homes and Care. Already a fan of the charity that…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Feb 16

Millions are sailing off on an adventure, the help Alzheimer's Research!

6 months ago a powerful story featured on bespoken. A heroic man and loving father was entering the 3rd act of life and had noticed a chang…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Nov 17, 2016

Unboxing "The Blackwood Offer" - a surreal conference

“For a few minutes, it’s almost literally like being in the shoes of someone who uses a wheelchair”…   A 3D printed hand, washing machine t…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Oct 13, 2016

Canada’s First National Accessibility Law To Be Drafted By Visually Impaired MP

Carla Qualtrough, a highly successful human rights lawyer and former Paralympian swimmer, who has been visually impaired since birth, has d…

Started by Melissa McDonald

0 Sep 5, 2016


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