June 2015 Blog Posts (13)

DISABILITY IN THE INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION

One in five people in Britain today has a disability and their present lives are still affected by the lives of their predecessors during the Industrial Revolution. But what was the experience really like for disabled people during this tumultuous period in…

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Added by Lidia Garcia Fernandez on June 19, 2015 at 15:30 — No Comments

TGA Vita Midi 4 Mobility Scooter – It's Compact, Cool and Clever!

If you are looking for independence with more style, comfort and performance than ever before, the Vita Midi 4 from TGA is your first choice. This mid-sized eye-catching scooter is part of the popular Vita family that includes a range of larger and smaller models, plus an ‘X’ version that can even drive off-road. The 4-wheel Vita Midi is a quality, reliable 8mph…

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Added by TGA Mobility on June 17, 2015 at 10:08 — No Comments

Paralympic British Record Holder Ben Rowlings at Mobility Roadshow

Invacare is delighted to announce that the British wheelchair racer Ben Rowlings will make a guest appearance on their exhibition stand at the forthcoming Mobility Roadshow event in June.

Successful wheelchair racer …

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 16, 2015 at 8:30 — No Comments

Why Accessible Homeowners Should Stick Together!

Owning a home that has been modified or adapted is a huge unique selling point for a person seeking to move home that requires a barrier free home. The price of the adaptions and the fact that the work has already been done makes an accessible home very desirable. The…

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Added by Nick Marr on June 15, 2015 at 13:30 — No Comments

8 Top Tips For Taking Your Mobility Scooter Abroad

8 Top Tips For Taking Your Mobility Scooter Abroad by TGA Mobility



  1. Make sure everything is in full working order before you go. Organise a maintenance check if possible to negate the risk of problems whilst you're away.



  2. Ensure your battery is fully charged and take your charger with you.



  3. Know the weight of your mobility scooter. A …
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Added by TGA Mobility on June 15, 2015 at 10:31 — No Comments

Mobility Roadshow's Exciting Showcase of Options for Anyone with a Disability Seeking Driving Tuition.

This year’s Mobility Roadshow & Get Going Live! event at Donington Park will provide an exciting showcase of options for anyone with a disability seeking driving tuition.

Driving Mobility – the UK Forum of Mobility Centres – and a new online service, Disability Driving Instructors (DDI), will provide a wealth of advice and information to anyone who is looking to take driving lessons in adapted vehicles but doesn’t know where to start.

A range of adapted…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 12, 2015 at 8:41 — No Comments

8 Top Tips For Taking Your Mobility Scooter Abroad:   1  Make sure everything is in full working order before you go. Organise a maintenance check if possible to negate the risk of problems whilst yo…

8 Top Tips For Taking Your Mobility Scooter Abroad:

 

1  Make sure everything is in full working order before you go. Organise a maintenance check if possible to negate the risk of problems whilst you're away.

2  Ensure your battery is fully charged and take your charger with you.

3  Know the weight of your mobility scooter. A TGA Minimo is 24kgs without battery and 26.65 with the Li-ion…

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Added by TGA Mobility on June 11, 2015 at 11:33 — No Comments

8 Top Tips For Taking Your Mobility Scooter Abroad

8 Top Tips For Taking Your Mobility Scooter Abroad:

 

1  Make sure everything is in full working order before you go. Organise a maintenance check if possible to negate the risk of problems whilst you're away.

2  Ensure your battery is fully charged and take your charger with you.

3  Know the weight of your mobility scooter. A TGA Minimo is 24kgs without battery and 26.65 with the Li-ion…

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Added by TGA Mobility on June 11, 2015 at 11:30 — No Comments

Mobility Roadshow To Host A Multitude Of Inspirational Product Launches For Consumers

The Mobility Roadshow incorporating Get Going Live! is delighted to announce that a vast array of new and inspirational solutions for drivers and passengers with disabilities will be launched at this year’s event (25-27th June, Donington Park, Derbyshire, open from 10am…

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 10, 2015 at 16:31 — No Comments

Neil Harbisson: the first cyborg

 If you thought that cyborgs only appear in science fiction I would like to introduce you to Neil Harbisson, recognised as the first cyborg in the world. But, what is actually a cyborg? According to the dictionary is a creature that is part human and part machine in science fiction stories, but this is a real one.

 Neil was born in London in 1982. Son of an Irish father and a Catalan mother, he was diagnosed with achromatopsy at the age of eleven, after several…

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Added by Lidia Garcia Fernandez on June 10, 2015 at 13:30 — No Comments

Try Amazing Shock-Absorbing Loopwheels at Mobility Roadshow 2015

Revolutionary Loopwheels are shock-absorbing wheels with integral suspension, to give better performance from your active wheelchair. You can come and try them for yourself at the Mobility Roadshow Castle Donington 25-27 June 2015!…



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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 5, 2015 at 12:10 — No Comments

Mobility Roadshow: Important Information Regarding Test Drives & Licences



From 8th June 2015, the paper counterpart to the photocard driving licence will not be valid and will no longer be issued by DVLA.



To avoid potential long delays at Test Drive Control, visitors with full or provisional driving licences who wish to test drive at the Mobility Roadshow will need to follow this procedure very carefully:



1. Go to …

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Added by Mobility Roadshow on June 5, 2015 at 10:30 — No Comments

TGA Sonet: A Big Thinking Scooter In A Compact Size

When it comes to independence, the Sonet mobility scooter from TGA gives you the best of both worlds. If you’re looking for all the comfort and features of a large scooter, but in a smaller size, then the TGA Sonet is ideal for you.

Enjoy having the benefits of superb manoeuvrability around town whilst enjoying added comfort if you are travelling further afield. Choose the…

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Added by TGA Mobility on June 2, 2015 at 9:38 — No Comments

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