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26 & 27
March 2019

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Birmingham

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Innovations for the Future of Independent Living

  • Visitors attend the Naidex show with caption: Europes's largest and most established event for the disability sector
  • Robotic hand giving a helping hand with caption: Shows like this are helping to push the boundaries - Matthew Warnes, Grandcare
  • Amputee man running in the hills with caption: 30% more visitors compared to 2016
  • Image of a tablet screen with caption: Discover the technology that is revolutionising independent living

News and Blogs

Click to read the blog titled: Announcement: Winner of Handiscover & Naidex’s Win 3-night Campaign

Announcement: Winner of Handiscover & Naidex’s Win 3-night Campaign

Today is the day! We are finally announcing the winner, check out if it's you ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Congratulations to Naidex TGA Mobility Test Track  winner Beryl Giles

Congratulations to Naidex TGA Mobility Test Track winner Beryl Giles

TGA is delighted to announce Beryl Giles from the Isle of Man has won the latest Mobility Test Track competition held at Naidex 2018. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: The Hashtag Helping to Fight Back Against Outdated Views on Beauty

The Hashtag Helping to Fight Back Against Outdated Views on Beauty

#hotpersoninawheelchair YouTube star and wheelchair user Annie Segarra has started this hashtag to combat disablism on Twitter. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: The Tech Helping People with Disabilities Travel with Ease

The Tech Helping People with Disabilities Travel with Ease

Accessible travel is an extremely lucrative market which more hotel owners should be aware of. As much as $19 billion is spent by travellers with disabilities each year, and what’s even ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Using Technology to Facilitate Specialised Teaching with Students with  Learning Difficulties

Using Technology to Facilitate Specialised Teaching with Students with Learning Difficulties

Did you know learning disabilities affect 10% of the population? ...

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Click to read the blog titled: The Principles of the GDPR

The Principles of the GDPR

The starting point for being compliant with the GDPR is to understand the main principles behind it ...

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Click to read the blog titled: From the Egyptian Beach to Meeting Richard Branson: Martyn Sibley's Daring Adventure

From the Egyptian Beach to Meeting Richard Branson: Martyn Sibley's Daring Adventure

Over a much needed New Years break I was sat on an Egyptian beach in the sunshine. Relaxing in my wheelchair I was reading Richard Branson's new book. I'd been sketching ...

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Click to read the blog titled: The Elderly Care Crisis Is a Ticking Time Bomb. Startup Birdie Is Tackling It.

The Elderly Care Crisis Is a Ticking Time Bomb. Startup Birdie Is Tackling It.

We’re currently facing a global societal crisis and we need to address it urgently ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Creating of a Global Collaborative Community to share knowledge and Innovation

Creating of a Global Collaborative Community to share knowledge and Innovation

For the first time: yoocan Technologies, TOM and Access Israel hosted a showcase and assistive technologies startup competition ...

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Click to read the blog titled: An Overwhelming Response

An Overwhelming Response

Naidex 44 is being called the best in 10 years, but don't just take it from us ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Naidex 44: the Best in 10 Years!

Naidex 44: the Best in 10 Years!

The post show press release is here ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Networking online with Posture & Mobility Group

Networking online with Posture & Mobility Group

For professionals working in the field of posture and wheeled mobility who provide clients with wheelchairs and special seating, attending events like Naidex or the PMG Conference can be an invaluable ...

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Click to read the blog titled: “Stop whinging and do something!”

“Stop whinging and do something!”

These were the exact words that resulted in one of the most visible campaigns to impact the NHS ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Bristan Showcased Inclusive Living Taps And Showers Range At Naidex 2018

Bristan Showcased Inclusive Living Taps And Showers Range At Naidex 2018

Bristan, the UK’s number one taps and showers brand, has exhibited for the first time at Naidex 2018. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Pioneering TGA Product Launches And Popular Test Track Delivers Unique Naidex Visitor Experience

Pioneering TGA Product Launches And Popular Test Track Delivers Unique Naidex Visitor Experience

TGA, a highly regarded specialist in mobility scooters, has successfully delivered a multi-dimensional showcase to consumer and trade visitors at Naidex 2018. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: TGA Mobility To Launch Revolutionary TransportableWHILL C Personal EV

TGA Mobility To Launch Revolutionary TransportableWHILL C Personal EV

TGA will be unveiling its latest innovation at Naidex 2018 – the pioneering and stylish WHILL C powered wheelchair with advanced lightweight transportability ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Immedia and Molift Assistive Solutions from Etac to Support Naidex Moving & Handling Lab

Immedia and Molift Assistive Solutions from Etac to Support Naidex Moving & Handling Lab

Etac R82, the UK’s leading specialist in Scandinavian-inspired assistive equipment for disabled children and adults, will be supporting Naidex seminars with Immedia and Molift products ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Naidex Changing Lives Award

Naidex Changing Lives Award

The Changing Lives Awards celebrates the product, service, or initiative which has had a positive and demonstrable impact on its user, making a significant contribution towards achieving their goals. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Naidex Innovation Award

Naidex Innovation Award

The Innovation Award recognises the most innovative concept that has broken new ground and is outstanding from the competition through such factors as design, operation and effectiveness. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Naidex Professional Award

Naidex Professional Award

The Naidex Professional Award recognises a service, technology or product that has made an immeasurable contribution towards the healthcare profession. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Enter a world of immersive learning and exploration with Sensory Guru

Enter a world of immersive learning and exploration with Sensory Guru

Showcasing Magic Mirror, Magic Carpet and Sensory VR, as well as the latest in Assistive Technology and Sensory Room design ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Beautiful not clinical

Beautiful not clinical

Gareth Humphries from Grant Westfield will discuss new thinking in the field of accessible living at Naidex and be available to talk to visitors at the Multipanel exhibition stand. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Unimpeded Communication

Unimpeded Communication

Learn how the new Monty 3D base coupler will allow you to quickly dismantle the mount for transport without unscrewing a single bolt ...

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Click to read the blog titled: wheelAIR: Keeping You Cool, Comfortable & In Control

wheelAIR: Keeping You Cool, Comfortable & In Control

The wheelAIR cooling backrest cushion is the modern solution to overheating in a manual wheelchair. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: What are Workplace Adjustments?

What are Workplace Adjustments?

“Workplace Adjustments” is a term that is often mentioned, but what does it mean? And how can it help people with disabilities in the workplace? ...

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Click to read the blog titled: What’s Important to You?

What’s Important to You?

Discover with this seminar how developments in values-based practice can help make what’s important to you the basis of every decision in health and social care. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: ADAPTS Comes to the Rescue for Traveling Wheelchair Users

ADAPTS Comes to the Rescue for Traveling Wheelchair Users

For flyers with mobility issues, there is the inevitable worry of "how do I get off the plane in case of emergency?" ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Care Week: The River of Life

Care Week: The River of Life

The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) have placed an importance on early identification and treatment in their quality standard for the treatment of anxiety disorders ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Super Stanley the Life-Saver

Super Stanley the Life-Saver

Specialist seizure response assistance dog Stanley is making a real difference to the life of Amy Williams who has epilepsy. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: How a tuberous sclerosis diagnosis changed this family's life

How a tuberous sclerosis diagnosis changed this family's life

After the diagnosis our life has completely changed from one day to the other! – An emotional Interview with a mother of a son with tuberous sclerosis ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Eyesynth, Smartglasses for the Blind

Eyesynth, Smartglasses for the Blind

Eyesynth is focused on the blind population and people with low vision. The company has designed Smartglasses for them. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Improving the Accessibility of Sweden’s Leading Cities

Improving the Accessibility of Sweden’s Leading Cities

Tasked with improving the accessibility of buildings and outdoor spaces across Sweden, Vasakronan approached All Access for assistance. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Improved Health By Cycling To Childhood Memories

Improved Health By Cycling To Childhood Memories

Motitech has found one good answer to how to get people with dementia interested in physical activity and motivate them to keep exercising. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Travelability: Your Holiday in Tuscany

Travelability: Your Holiday in Tuscany

Travelability is a network of partners, each partner is the leader in its sector: person care, accessibility validation and tourism. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: All scooter dealers invited to experience the TGA difference on new-look Naidex Mobility Test Track

All scooter dealers invited to experience the TGA difference on new-look Naidex Mobility Test Track

As official Test track sponsor, TGA is inviting all existing and potential TGA dealers to experience why its products deliver exceptional performance at Naidex stand #9240. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way

It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way

Great Britain is a global leader in tackling discrimination, but most businesses still handle disability poorly ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Living with a Brain Tumour – Building Mental Fitness

Living with a Brain Tumour – Building Mental Fitness

March has been Brain Tumour Awareness month and I must say that my awareness of my brain tumour has certainly been raised this year! This is following the news that my ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Saddle Chairs Can Assist in Independent Living

Saddle Chairs Can Assist in Independent Living

The advantages are endless ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Fish Insurance to Host Safety Assessment Track at Naidex

Fish Insurance to Host Safety Assessment Track at Naidex

Stop by the track to gain a clear understanding of scooter ownership and the associated safety implications ...

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Click to read the blog titled: SEN Week: So, What is NADP?

SEN Week: So, What is NADP?

You may never have heard about us – in fact doing a Google Search for NADP brings up a host of interesting options such as a complex biochemical protein, the National ...

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Click to read the blog titled: SEN Week: Thinking about future work options? Anything is possible!

SEN Week: Thinking about future work options? Anything is possible!

The Association of Disabled Professionals (ADP) was established in 1971 to provide support to disabled people in professional and managerial positions, as there was very little support available for them at ...

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Click to read the blog titled: SEN Week: Gearing up for World Autism Awareness Day with SEN Magazine

SEN Week: Gearing up for World Autism Awareness Day with SEN Magazine

Organisations and individuals across the country are gearing up for World Autism Awareness Day on 2 April, the global event which seeks to broaden awareness and understanding of the condition thought ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Assistive Technology Week: Why AT is critical in getting disabled people into work

Assistive Technology Week: Why AT is critical in getting disabled people into work

The British Assistive Technology Association (BATA) gave evidence earlier this year to the Work and Pensions Select Committee’s inquiry into assistive technology. The inquiry is about the role all types of ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Assistive Technology Week: Remap – free assisted technology help!

Assistive Technology Week: Remap – free assisted technology help!

Remap is a charity that helps disabled people achieve greater independence and quality of life. Its volunteers design and make bespoke equipment for individuals to help them where there’s nothing suitable ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Assistive Technology Week: Deafblind UK gives Jennifer hope

Assistive Technology Week: Deafblind UK gives Jennifer hope

Jennifer served in the Women’s Air Force before working as a shorthand typist for many years. Seven years ago, she was diagnosed with macular degeneration, which causes gradual loss of central ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Assistive Technology Week: BlueAssist and the simple things in life

Assistive Technology Week: BlueAssist and the simple things in life

Before we begin I must make a confession - I love technology. I work as an educational technologist. I live on the Internet and technology helps me cope with 4 chronic ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Winter Paralympics has encouraged more UK disabled Athletes to Grab their Skis!

Winter Paralympics has encouraged more UK disabled Athletes to Grab their Skis!

Participation in the Winter Paralympics has doubled since the Sochi Games in 2014… now that is something to celebrate! ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Accessibility and Inclusion - The Future of the Built Environment

Accessibility and Inclusion - The Future of the Built Environment

Accessibility is still an issue in 2018. Lack of inclusion in the built environment comes as a challenge to a great deal more than you’d think ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Naidex visitors offered the first UK test-drive of the world’s smartest folding scooter

Naidex visitors offered the first UK test-drive of the world’s smartest folding scooter

Naidex visitors are to become the first consumers in the UK to test drive the world’s smartest foldable 3-wheel scooter, the RELYNC. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Dare to Travel! Discover Accessible Holiday Accommodations with Handiscover

Dare to Travel! Discover Accessible Holiday Accommodations with Handiscover

Handiscover is the no. 1 holiday accommodation booking website dedicated to people with limited mobility and special needs. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: 2020Mobilty introducing the Going self-balancing wheelchair

2020Mobilty introducing the Going self-balancing wheelchair

With the going self-balancing wheelchair now in the UK, Tim Evans and ex Paralympian Martin Mansell share their experiences ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Designing homes for the visually impaired

Designing homes for the visually impaired

Looking at how occupational therapists specialising in housing can support independent living. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Give Up, Give In, or Give Your All

Give Up, Give In, or Give Your All

"Sixteen years ago, a friend showed me a video of one of her dives, and my whole life changed. Suddenly, I was inspired" ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Gifting; how to get it right

Gifting; how to get it right

Deputies for loved ones are understandably money conscious. You can meet that person's needs, but what about their children, or Inheritance tax planning? ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Accessibility Week: Ocean3D interactive tours making a strong impact on accessibility

Accessibility Week: Ocean3D interactive tours making a strong impact on accessibility

Join Ros Osborne and Chris Wood at Naidex 2018 to hear and view the huge benefits that the 3D interactive tours bring to accessibility to personal spaces, public/buildings etc. for everyone! ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Accessibility Week: Monkey Business

Accessibility Week: Monkey Business

Formed in 1984, the Lung Ha Monkey Theatre opened their first ever performance at Adam House in Edinburgh. They took their name from the play they put on: Lung Ha’s Monkey, ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Dr. Nasser Siabi - What Will a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace Look Like in the Future?

Dr. Nasser Siabi - What Will a Diverse and Inclusive Workplace Look Like in the Future?

Now, more than ever before, businesses in the UK are open to employing a diverse and inclusive workforce ...

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Click to read the blog titled: The Skoe Story

The Skoe Story

How an MS diagnosis prompted an invention that is helping families everywhere ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Accessibility Week: The real picture on disabled facilities grants, as shown by DFG analytics

Accessibility Week: The real picture on disabled facilities grants, as shown by DFG analytics

Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs) have been around for nearly 30 years; they’re delivered through 326 local authorities across England, and help 50,000 people per year to adapt their home. Those 50,000 ...

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Click to read the blog titled: TGA to Host New-Look Mobility Product Test Track and Competition at Naidex

TGA to Host New-Look Mobility Product Test Track and Competition at Naidex

TGA, the UK-leading mobility scooter specialist, will be offering an unmissable test drive experience and competition prize on the Naidex Mobility Test Track. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Mobility Week: Drive by UCAN2 - your ultimate guide to the Motability Scheme

Mobility Week: Drive by UCAN2 - your ultimate guide to the Motability Scheme

UCan2 magazine reports all the latest news and products related to independent living. It is aimed at people with mobility issues and other disabilities, as well as their support workers. We ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Mobility Week: Invacare Action Range promoting greater independence

Mobility Week: Invacare Action Range promoting greater independence

Built and designed on outstanding quality and reliability, Invacare’s Action range is widely regarded and renowned for its ease of use and effortless design. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Mobility Week: DriveAble!

Mobility Week: DriveAble!

At Able Magazine, spring means the release of the first of our two motoring specials we produce each year called DriveAble. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Mobility Week: The benefits of early powered mobility

Mobility Week: The benefits of early powered mobility

To celebrate Naidex’s Mobility Week, Posture & Mobility Group (PMG) would like to shine a light on an area not always considered by those working in the world of mobility: early ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Drugdu.com (Ddu)– Professional Platform for Cross-border Medical Trade

Drugdu.com (Ddu)– Professional Platform for Cross-border Medical Trade

The first choice for 500,000+ people engaged in the medical industry ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Naidex just got even better!

Naidex just got even better!

For our 44th edition, we have teamed up with our partner Integratedcare4NHS (IC4) - the UK's largest online discount & incentive programme for NHS staff and other healthcare professionals - to ...

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Click to read the blog titled: An offer for friends of Naidex

An offer for friends of Naidex

The Royal College of Occupational Therapists is offering friends of Naidex the opportunity to be part of #RCOT2018 – The Royal College’s Annual Conference and Exhibition. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Travel & Leisure Week: Bowl with it

Travel & Leisure Week: Bowl with it

In OnTrack magazine, your disability sports magazine, every issue explores a different sport for you to try. In the latest instalment, OnTrack explores the Paralympic sport boccia. One of only three ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Travel & Leisure Week: Horse rider with Cerebral Palsy in world first pony trek to Everest Base Camp

Travel & Leisure Week: Horse rider with Cerebral Palsy in world first pony trek to Everest Base Camp

Riding for the Disabled Association is supporting one of its riders in his remarkable attempt to reach Everest Base Camp on horseback – a world first. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Travel & Leisure Week: Finding accessible places using DisabledGo!

Travel & Leisure Week: Finding accessible places using DisabledGo!

Our partner DisabledGo.com is the UK's most popular Accessibility Checker! ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Matthew Lamb, GDPR: Life After the 25th May Deadline

Matthew Lamb, GDPR: Life After the 25th May Deadline

We are delighted to confirm that Matthew Lamb, Managing Director of The Data Guardians, will be a guest speaker at Naidex! ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Falls Prevention: Focus on Neurological Conditions

Falls Prevention: Focus on Neurological Conditions

30% of people aged 65 and over will, reportedly, fall at least once a year and of course having a neurological condition increase that likelihood of a fall. ...

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