Technological Advances in Wheelchairs

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 →
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3rd Episode of disabilitymatch Podcast

Very happy that we have released our 3rd podcast episode!  I am getting into the flow of things now, also we are getting great guests agreeing to be interviwed because they like our style.  We are upbeat and communicative.  Anyway you judge for yourselves   We have almost 100 downloads on our first day and we have high hopes... more →
Posted in: amputee, autism, disability, disabled holidays, podcast, Uncategorized

Disability Innovations: How 3D printing will make orthotics smarter, faster and cheaper

Andiamo is a start up creating healthcare solutions for disabled children, with a mission to see no child ever having to wait more than one week to receive a medical device. They are working to combine 3D scanning, printing and bio-mechanical models to create orthotics for children with a range of impairments from cereal palsy,... more →
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Scope Helps Disabled Couples Normalise Sex

I must say how impressed I am with the video Scope have released showing disabled couples getting frisky. Sex is a wonderful thing for all of us and we all enjoy it in different ways.  I know how wonderful I feel when I go to the Erotic Awards event – Night of the SEnses’ and see the variety of delicious sexualities... more →
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Sleep Apnea is a Disability

I wanted to talk briefly today about sleep apnea which has become more and more of a problem because of its close association with obesity.  My brother-in-law was a sufferer of sleep apnea and was monstrously overweight.  He also suffered the associated ailment of the Pickwick syndrome named after the boy in Pickwick papers who... more →
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