All Discussions Tagged 'disability' (61)

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Fun and rehabilitation while climbing; challenging disability

I recently spoke to Sophie Charles, a specialist rock-climbing instructor at the Castle Climbing Centre, who has vast experience of working…

Started by Ainara Carmona

0 Dec 2, 2015

End The Awkward - campaign to avoid embarrassing and sometimes offensive situations

By Silvia Capra Following on from the article a couple weeks ago on applications, job interviews and work programmes, this week we are loo…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Oct 14, 2015


Dyslexia occurs across a range of intellectual abilities, and is apparent in difficulties with language, motor coordination, mental calcula…

Started by Lidia Garcia Fernandez

0 Aug 10, 2015

Blackwood Design Awards 2015: POSTA- comfortable in-fight seat transfer

Continuing with our series on the Blackwood Design Awards 2015 here is another of our entries; the POSTA. For wheelchair users travelling b…

Started by Vivien Chang

0 Jul 3, 2015

Furniture designed for comfort and accessibility at home

Wheelchair Accessible Recliner Terry Darling had a diving accident that left him a C 5-6 quadriplegic. Since then, Terry has invented vario…

Started by Lidia Garcia Fernandez

0 Jun 18, 2015

Hexhog - The unique 6x6 by Ryan Dubickas - Pearson

This six wheeled monster looks like a cross between a quad and a buggy. This monster of a machine will be able to get you to places you cou…

Started by bespoken Team

3 Mar 28, 2015
Reply by Ailsa June MacLean

A wheelchair that is a dream come true

The first time Andrew Slorance had to go out in public as a wheelchair user was a bad day. Worse than the day he was paralysed by his accid…

Started by Monica Quintero Restrepo

3 Nov 11, 2014
Reply by Ailsa June MacLean

RICA – helping shape independent living

Through consumer research and surveys, RICA (a UK charity) strives to help people with disabilities and elderly people live their lives as…

Started by Ryan Dubickas - Pearson

0 Aug 27, 2014

Stairseady: supporting rail attached to the wall of stairs

At bespoken, we have just discovered that a new kind of supporting rail attached to the wall of stairs has recently been designed and manuf…

Started by Quentin Paimparay

2 Aug 22, 2014
Reply by Paul Richoux

The anti-suffocation pillow

By Quentin Paimparay A charity called “Epilepsy sucks UK” has developed a new kind of anti-suffocation pillow which allows people suffering…

Started by Quentin Paimparay

0 Aug 6, 2014


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