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March 2019

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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: The Eyes Can Speak A Thousand Words, And More…

The Eyes Can Speak A Thousand Words, And More…

Jonathan Bryan has just released his first book at the young age of 12. In itself, that is an incredible feat, but Jonathan’s age is not the most amazing part of ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Don’t Wait Any Longer, Join The World Summit On Accessible Tourism.

Don’t Wait Any Longer, Join The World Summit On Accessible Tourism.

The 2nd World Summit on Accessible Tourism – ‘Destinations for All 2018’ aims at sharing and disseminating best practices as much possible with the tourism sector in order to consolidate a ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Jose Flores - How To Turn Your Dreams Into A Reality: 3 Keys To Making It All Come True

Jose Flores - How To Turn Your Dreams Into A Reality: 3 Keys To Making It All Come True

Chasing your dreams is great! But running after them forever and not catching up to them, is not so great. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: European Legislative Changes Drives Growth In Vehicle Access Solutions

European Legislative Changes Drives Growth In Vehicle Access Solutions

A globally recognised manufacturer of vehicle access solutions is reporting a marked increase in European exports after a change in legislation. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Transreport Passenger Assist: Making rail travel more accessible

Transreport Passenger Assist: Making rail travel more accessible

No trouble. No effort. Just assistance. The new national app that will make rail journeys truly inclusive. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Live Longer Safely in Your Own Home 

Live Longer Safely in Your Own Home 

We are living longer, but still old age brings problems with it. Now technology can help elderly stay longer safely at home while keeping their independence. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: TGA Launches Auto-folding Minimo Mobility Scooter For Easy Transportation

TGA Launches Auto-folding Minimo Mobility Scooter For Easy Transportation

TGA, the UK leading specialist in mobility scooters, has introduced its latest innovation in compact transportable mobility scooters – the Minimo Autofold ...

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Click to read the blog titled: SmartCRUTCH - The Freedom to Move

SmartCRUTCH - The Freedom to Move

SmartCRUTCH first met Jamie at NAIDEX 2017. His enthusiasm for life and adventure excited us and so we asked him to test-drive the SmartCRUTCH pushing it to its limits - that ...

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Click to read the blog titled: David Williams Can Now Enjoy The Open Road  Thanks To Lewis Reed

David Williams Can Now Enjoy The Open Road Thanks To Lewis Reed

David Williams from Chester is enjoying the freedom that comes with your own vehicle as the proud owner of a converted VW Shuttle SE wheelchair accessible vehicle from Lewis Reed. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: “The Inclusion Village” by Peter Lyne

“The Inclusion Village” by Peter Lyne

The Inclusion Village is a new feature that will see the light at Naidex 45. Peter Lyne, the founder of Mobility and Support Information Service (MASIS), sheds some light on the ...

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Click to read the blog titled: How technology can enable people to communicate and live more independently

How technology can enable people to communicate and live more independently

Jamie and Fraser are at very different stages of their lives. Fraser, 14, attends a mainstream school in Glasgow whilst Jamie, 40, lives in Yorkshire with his partner and two children. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: “Lost Voice Guy” Becomes the First Disabled Comedian to Win Britain’s Got Talent

“Lost Voice Guy” Becomes the First Disabled Comedian to Win Britain’s Got Talent

Lee Ridley has been crowned winner of Britain’s Got Talent 2018, and this marks a real turning point for disabled people across the globe! ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Rebecca from central London discovers easier city living with TGA WHILL.

Rebecca from central London discovers easier city living with TGA WHILL.

Rebecca Major, aged 38 with Cerebral Palsy (CP), lives next to Trafalgar Square in Central London and works as a barrister in Canary Wharf. As a full time powerchair user since ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Microsoft and Xbox Join Forces to Create an Adaptive Controller for Disabled Users

Microsoft and Xbox Join Forces to Create an Adaptive Controller for Disabled Users

Gaming has become such an important part of many peoples’ lives, especially those with a disability, as it enables them to connect and play against others on an equal playing field. ...

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

Fish Insurance Safety Assessment Track

In April, Fish Insurance was proud to exhibit at Naidex 2018, Europe’s largest and most established disability, independent living and rehabilitation exhibition. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Top 5 Wheelchair Accessible Places to Visit This Summer

Top 5 Wheelchair Accessible Places to Visit This Summer

It feels like summer is finally here! Have you planned your holiday yet? Whether you are looking for an unforgettable vacation filled with jaw-dropping scenery and cultural attractions or a beach ...

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Click to read the blog titled: Liberation Wins Best in Show Award

Liberation Wins Best in Show Award

Brook Miller Mobility’s Fleet of Disabled Access Motorhomes and Caravans Picked up the Top Prize in Naidex 2018 Best in Show Awards. ...

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Click to read the blog titled: The 2nd World Summit On Accessible Tourism Will Take Place In Brussels On 1-2 October 2018

The 2nd World Summit On Accessible Tourism Will Take Place In Brussels On 1-2 October 2018

People with reduced mobility make up 35% of the population and rarely travel alone. It is in the tourism sector’s interest to develop accessible destinations for a section of the population ...

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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: 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: 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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