May 2013 Blog Posts (12)

Driving – A Blog Post by Disability Hacker

Like most people reaching 17 years I was eager to learn to drive. I wanted to go where they want to go, Cerebral Palsy (CP) has never changed my aspirations. My dad had been trying to prepare me to learn to drive long before the thought of driving was in my head, he encouraged me to play computer…

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Added by Get Going Live! on May 28, 2013 at 10:15 — No Comments

Competition To Win an Adapted Skid Car Experience!

The D&S Events Skid Car experience at Donington Park uses an automatic skid car that has been adapted using push / pull hand controls and a steering ball - a great way to perfect your driving techniques. As you learn under- and over-steer at slower speeds, a variety of tests will be set as the instructor varies the road surface from wet roads through to black…

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Added by Get Going Live! on May 22, 2013 at 11:36 — No Comments

Electronic RADAR Key

The RADAR key is getting a relaunch this year. Mostly because of the number of fake keys about. The details of the new key are secret so far but I wondered about the opportunities to make them easier to use?

The big keys are heavy and can be difficult to turn. A much better system would be some sort of almost ‘contactless’ electronic key fob. Or maybe a card like the oyster card. It is an opportunity to improve the current system and it will be…

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Added by Duncan Edwards on May 21, 2013 at 17:30 — No Comments

See world record-holding Red Wheelies in action at the 30th Mobility Roadshow

Sponsored by Quingo Scooters the Red Wheelies scooter formation display team will be performing each day of the Mobility Roadshow.

  The Red Wheelies are a group of ladies, all with Multiple Sclerosis who like to have fun on their mobility scooters to show that there is life with MS, thus raising awareness of the illness in a positive light.

Their…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on May 16, 2013 at 7:48 — No Comments

Reuse and recycle to help others in Uganda: donate unwanted mobility equipment at the 30th Mobility Roadshow!

The 30th anniversary Mobility Roadshow is helping to support The Uganda Polio Project - a UK-Uganda partnership working towards a sustainable, long-term improvement in the lives of Ugandan people with disabilities.

With a small but committed team of multi-disciplinary, volunteer health professionals, the Project’s…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on May 16, 2013 at 7:36 — No Comments

Cyclefest - Cycling for all at the 30th Mobility Roadshow (27-29 June, Telford, UK)

Even more cycles to ride at this year's event

Pre reg for free admission today at: www.mobilityroadshow.co.uk

Since last year’s London Paralympics and Olympics cycling has become one of the most popular individual sports. More and more people are seizing the opportunity to enjoy the fresh air of the…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on May 14, 2013 at 15:34 — No Comments

WIN AN iPAD WITH THE 30TH MOBILITY ROADSHOW AND BROTHERWOOD!

We’re offering one lucky follower the chance to win an 16GB iPad in our free prize draw. All you need to do is 'like' us on FB, or visit the Mobility Roadshow (27-29th June, Telford International Centre) and enter the draw there. 



We will select one…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on May 9, 2013 at 8:28 — No Comments

'FIVE HIP REPLACEMENT' DAVID CONTINUES TO MANAGE LARGE ALLOTMENT THANKS TO 'LIGHTNING' TGA BREEZE MOBILITY SCOOTER

David Moss, 70 from Cirencester, is a retired, international sales and marketing specialist who despite having five separate hip replacements and living with restricted mobility, has been able to continue his passion for growing fruit and vegetables thanks to a remarkable TGA mobility scooter.…

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Added by TGA Mobility on May 9, 2013 at 8:13 — No Comments

New, pioneering and folding TGA Minimo mobility scooter delivers success at Naidex National 2013

The UK’s leading mobility scooter specialist, TGA, successfully launched the innovative, folding Minimo at Naidex National (Stand B50, 30 April – 2 May 2013, NEC), which delivered high levels of interest from visitors due to its pioneering transportability, comfort and safety in the ‘car boot’ scooter class.…

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Added by TGA Mobility on May 9, 2013 at 8:06 — No Comments

ETAC UK SUCCESSFULLY SHOWCASES ADDITIONAL POWERCHAIR ACCESSORY RANGE AT NAIDEX NATIONAL ALONGSIDE R82

Etac UK, the UK powerchair division of the leading Scandinavian assistive product specialist Etac, has extended its current range of powerchair accessories, options and features, beginning with the introduction of a new, specially designed detachable bag at Naidex National (Stand C129, NEC, 30 April – 2 May 2013).…

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Added by EtacUK on May 9, 2013 at 8:00 — No Comments

Hydrate for Health win Queen's Award for Enterprise - Innovation 2013

Mark Moran, founder of Hydrate for Health, has been awarded The Queen's Award for Enterprise - Innovation 2013.

His unique and innovative hands-free drinks bottle, the Hydrant, is now being used in a multitude of NHS settings as well as in many homes around the country.

To celebrate this prestigious award, and to also support MS Awareness Week,…

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Added by Amrick Ainley on May 8, 2013 at 18:52 — No Comments

NAIDEX 2013-My day out

Hi you lovely lot,

My first blog so  try to be nice!

 

I decided a few weeks ago to check out NAIDEX for the first time. Me and my girlfriend are due to move into our own place soon and I thought I  might some ideas as we prepare to live independently.

Anyway, the event was at the NEC in Birmingham, UK. Involved getting up  at 6.30am(too early). Took about an hour and three quarters on the train, the assistance went smoothly.

It took me about 45 minutes to…

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Added by Ian Pugh on May 1, 2013 at 12:48 — No Comments

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