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Give feedback on bespoken - help us improve it!

The bespoken team are keen to improve the design and layout of bespoken and we need your help!   We are looking at a radical overhaul of yo…

Started by bespoken Team

1 Oct 6, 2017
Reply by Wendy Russell

Problem with lifting legs into bed? What's a good solution?

bespoken was contacted this week by a member with a particular problem. Here it is in her own words. Can anyone suggest something in the co…

Started by bespoken Team

6 Aug 25, 2017
Reply by Helen Donaldson

Retirement ICF

Hello All, I am hoping to connect with someone in a Non profit ICF/ID agency who has been able to implement a retirement group homes(s) wit…

Started by Miranda

1 Apr 6, 2017
Reply by Paul Richoux

Bespoken House

As an ambulatory disabled person, I have be following the Bespoken house with interest. I noted the comments on the height of hobs and shel…

Started by Jamie Robertson Smith

2 Sep 5, 2016
Reply by bespoken Team

We need to talk about adaptations. Here’s your chance to jump in the conversation

What’s the best adaptation you’ve ever had in your home? Have you ever had something installed that surpassed your hopes and expectations a…

Started by bespoken Team

4 Jul 1, 2016
Reply by Mary Guild


Learn the basics of sign language with this handy online dictionary

I came across a website this week which I thought could be very useful to anyone who wants to brush up on their sign language. It works muc…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Apr 14, 2016

Can you answer this question for a wheelchair user?

Calling all the fine folk who know accessibility when you see it, who understand the meaning of independent living, who are members of besp…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Apr 7, 2016

cycling as a semi paralysed person

My boyfriend is semi paralysed after an accident on 15 December 2014.  There is no feeling at the bottom of his feet and the back of his le…

Started by Tracey Troskie

17 Oct 29, 2015
Reply by Paul Richoux

Height adjustable kitchens

Hello, my name is Willemijn Langhorst and I am a Dutch International Business student. For my thesis I am researching the height adjustable…

Started by Willemijn Langhorst

0 Oct 29, 2015

bespoken member asks for advice to preserve her husband's independence

Hi everyone, As regular visitors to bespoken know members from around the world frequently ask for advice about independent living and app…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Jul 6, 2015


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