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Apple announce series of emojis depicting disabilities

Apple have unveiled the designs for 13 new emoji tailored specifically to reflect people who have disabilities.   If you use an electronic…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Apr 6

Here’s how you can shape content on bespoken in 2018...

Hello and happy new year to you all. bespoken is back for another year and in 2018 we want our online community to be all about you, the me…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Jan 11


Blackwood residents meet adorable therapy bunnies and friends

This week the cuteness was amped up to 11 in MacLehose Court, Blackwood’s residential care home in Greenock. Bunnies, guinea pigs, ducks, c…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Nov 23, 2017

Abacus offers Gemini bath demonstrations and free advice guides at Kidz-to-Adultz-up-North

Abacus Healthcare, the proven specialist in power-assisted baths for disabled bathers, will be offering product demonstrations, one-to-one…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Nov 3, 2017

Vote for Euan's Guide and the #RedCordCard campaign

The sight of a red alarm cord is familiar to anyone who’s ever been in a disabled toilet. Probably also familiar is the infuriating sight o…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Oct 27, 2017


Dealing with mental illness - I asked people what their experiences were...

Yesterday was World Mental Health Day which aims to raise awareness of mental illness and encourage open and honest conversation on the sub…

Started by Paul Richoux

2 Oct 12, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017
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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, 2017

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, 2017


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