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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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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

“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, 2017

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, 2017

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

Alzheimer's Research UK roll out video game to boost research into dementia

Every 3 seconds, someone, somewhere in the world, is diagnosed with dementia. The disease attacks the brain and affects the way it works, g…

Started by bespoken Team

0 May 5, 2016

Top Ten Tips for Wheelchair Travel Abroad - by an Expert

By Martyn Sibley Travelling can be a daunting experience for everyone, and even more so for those with a disability. There’s so much to th…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Apr 21, 2016

What's the best screen reader around? Your suggestions on a post-it please.

HEAR YE, HEAR YE BESPOKEN COMMUNITY! WE HAVE AN ANNOUNCEMENT! Well actually not so much an announcement as a query for our members who…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Mar 23, 2016

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