Well, we have just been through an incredible 16 days of Olympic excitement in RIO. I have been glue to my sofa every night watching niche sports into the early hours on BBC. I had never shown any interest before in women’s hockey events BUT when we have a Team GB match with medals at the end of it then it takes on a whole... more →
An extraordinary development in neuroscience technology that has been developed between researchers in New York and Newcastle have allowed Ian Burkhart from Ohio – a quadriplegic – to move his hand and wrist. WE are so excited with the way in which technology is moving forward in the field of disability that we... more →
As technology rushes ahead I have been very interested to present innovations to our community. Indeed , our podcast now has an ‘innovation report’ as a regular segment. The Saclevo wheelchair seems to fit into this categoty so here is the latest information courtesy of the Huffington Post.
There’s a wheelchair... more →
Exciting announcement! We have just launched a disabilitymatch shop to supply our community with mobility goods and services at excellent prices. The project is at an early stage but hopefully we will get support and the store will flourish. We already have lots of items from mobility scooters to adapted beds and even small... more →
I am sure most members of disabilitymatch realise that the site is optimised for all mobile platforms – phone/pad etc and you can date and flirt wherever you are as long as you have a signal for you favourite device. Here is a short video I made to remind you about our mobile version of the #1 disabled dating site in the... more →
Very happy to announce that the latest episode of our disabilitymatch podcast is ready for free download. To enjoy this broadcast click here to download. We have interviews with an autistic film maker, a adventure holiday centre for the disabled and a fun chat with ‘sexpert’ Robin.
The podcast is unique in its regular... more →
I must admit that of all the couples on Gogglebox Stephanie and Dominic are by far and away the most entertaining.
Hard-drinking Gogglebox couple Stephanie and Dominic Parker have revealed a more serious side to their life by speaking about their disabled son.
The pair, who have become firm public favourites on the hit Channel 4... more →
Within the disabled community there has always been an interest in the ‘bizarre’ sex-wise as anyone who has ever attended the ‘Night of the senses’ or the ‘Sex Maniacs Ball’ as it used to be that is run by the Outsiders charity. Truly I have never seen so many interesting deviations from the... more →
I am fascinated by the amazing advances we are seeing in 3d printing technology and how it can help provide prosthetic limbs at a reasonable price and at great speed. Open Bionics a Bristol-based company is a UK leader in this field.
Open Bionics has teamed up with a researcher at the University of Bristol to create a dual material,... more →
Our latest podcast is ready for fee download from the podcast.disabilitymatch.co.uk site or from iTunes or most other podcast platforms. We hope you enjoy it. If you have 40minutes to while away then this is the podcast for you. It is an upbeat discussion on a variety of disability issues and our guests are shown in the video... more →