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David Completes an Incredible 30 Wheelchair Marathons in 30 Days

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Three times HBSA Disabled Sportsperson of the year David Williamson has completed an incredible 30 wheelchair marathons in 30 days. This is something which has never been achieved before. David from Petersfield (40) who works for car finance company Moneybarn, had both legs amputated through the knee when he was a few months old, having been […]

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The Benefits of Technology for Disabled People

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‘Technology is only beneficial if it is accessible to the user’. Over the years, companies have worked harder than ever to ensure that anyone can use their products. In the past, the elderly and disabled have had reason to believe that technology was out of their reach. For some, it was because there weren’t features […]

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Cerebra Innovation Centre Wins Prestigious St David Award

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This post has been written by Cerebra. The Cerebra Innovation Centre (CIC), a partnership between Carmarthen based charity Cerebra and the University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD), has won a prestigious award for Innovation, Science and Technology Award at the annual St David Awards ceremony organised by Welsh Government. CIC is a team of […]

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Playtime for Children with Disabilities

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This post has been written by Special Kids all about the senses that children with disabilities develop during playtime. When you think about childhood, you probably think about the nostalgic memories of days spent playing with dolls, building blocks, and jigsaw puzzles. A magical time where your imagination was able to run riot while you […]

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Home and Life Modifications for Disabled Parents

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This is a guest blog written by Ashley Taylor. She offers her advice on the challenges that disabled parents can face.  Having a baby is one of the most exciting times in a person’s life. You’re getting to know a new person who depends on you completely. And they will grow up to be an […]

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5 Top Tips for Travelling with a Disability

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This blog post has been written by Michael Morris from InsuranceWith. He shared his top tips with us on travelling with a disability. As summer is quickly approaching, it might start to conjure up images of jetting off abroad on holiday. However, having a disability can mean there are further steps needed before you book […]

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We’re Proud to be Celebrating International Volunteers Day

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Today, Tuesday 5th December, celebrates a whole day dedicated to International Volunteer Day. For this day we would like to show recognition to our volunteers who have been supporting us on our #DonkeysToInnovators project so far.  Throughout our From Donkeys to Innovators project funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund, we’ve had volunteers help us with […]

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Why Ben Andrews Is Our Story of the Month Feature

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This Story of the Month is dedicated to Ben Andrews from Empower Health. The vision of the programme is to revolutionise the health and leisure industry and make it a much more inclusive place for disabled people. Ben understands the barriers that disabled people face when trying to exercise. And Ben wants to support disabled […]

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