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What’s the one thing people often wrongly assume you can’t do?

Granted it’s not exactly a brand-new theme (“disability is so very misunderstood”) but the object here isn’t to have a lazy moan. Not least…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Sep 27, 2018

Magnetised Shirt Buttons Enable Person with Parkinson's to Dress Themselves in Seconds

I saw the following news report (see video below) about a woman in the USA who started making shirts with magnetic buttons for her husband…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 Sep 20, 2018

How do you research and prepare a disabled friendly holiday?

It feels like summer is now happening (or at least winter’s over) and whoever says summer says holidays. Booking a holiday is notoriously d…

Started by bespoken Team

0 May 18, 2018

What are some benefits of Positive Risk Taking ?

Supporting individuals to take positive risks in their lives is not about encouraging them to sky dive or drive fast cars. It’s about indiv…

Started by Frontier Support

0 Mar 26, 2018

New Care Research Project Sees Blackwood & Edinburgh Uni Join Forces

Blackwood and the University of Edinburgh are looking to start a research trial into the use of technology to detect when a vulnerable pers…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Mar 9, 2018

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


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