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Sensory Wellness Inspired by People with Profound Disabilities

Boy in wheelchair laughing with his two sisters

This is a guest blog for Disabled Living written by Joanna Grace from The Sensory Projects. It has been written in Joanna’s perspective around the pandemic and her thoughts on sensory wellness, inspired by people with profound disabilities.  As lockdown began, many people with profound and multiple learning disabilities who had been used to leading […]

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What is Trusted Assessor Training?

people attending a trusted assessor training course

This blog was written by Disabled Living’s Occupational Therapist, Jayne Watson. A lot of jobs require you to keep up to date with regular training. However, the type of training may differ depending on the organisation. Is E-learning the only approach that is expected of you to keep up to date with ongoing changes? Do […]

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Disability-Friendly Places to Visit in the UK

London Bridge Disability-Friendly Attraction

This is a guest blog post written by Ellie for Disabled Living. England boasts many world-famous attractions. For people with limited mobility or accessibility needs, finding access to ramps, lifts, toilets and other concerns are huge considerations.  With some planning, people with disabilities can still visit a lot of fantastic attractions in the UK. To […]

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An Exciting Year Ahead for Changing Places

Changing Places accessible toilets

This is a guest blog by Rise Adaptations for Disabled Living. The campaign for an increased number of Changing Places toilets to be installed across the UK looks set to have a great year, following on from several key campaign successes in 2020. Changing Places toilets are a much-needed facilities for people whose needs can’t […]

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Baywatch Results Reveal Disabled Parking Abuse

Disabled Living are pleased to support Disabled Motoring UK’s Baywatch Campaign. Read all about the latest results below. In August, DMUK asked the public to help us with our Baywatch Campaign by completing a survey on their parking experiences over the past 12 months. The results have now been calculated. DMUK would like to thank […]

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Kidz to Adultz and Redbank House Exhibit at Disability Awareness Day (DAD)

Virtual event site and marquees at the 2020 Disability Awareness Day

Kidz to Adultz Exhibitions and Redbank House  (part of Disabled Living) are thrilled to be exhibiting at Disability Awareness Day (DAD). We look forward to promoting our services at this online event and will be located on stand M5. Disability Awareness Day (DAD) is recognised as the largest annual event of its kind in the […]

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Sensory-Friendly Halloween Costume Ideas

For some individuals, Halloween can pose extra challenges. Although dressing up can often be something to look forward to, itchy seams, tight collars, restrictive masks, or strong-smelling face paint may be unbearable for those with sensory issues. Costumes bought from shops may be particularly uncomfortable. However, making simple sensory-friendly costumes is a great solution for […]

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How Motability Cars Cater for Drivers and Passengers with Disabilities

motability cars

This is a sponsored post written by Stoneacre Motor Group. The Motability scheme is relatively unknown to many in Britain, but for more than 600,000 of us, a Motability vehicle is life changing. You probably already see Motability vehicles every day even if you may not realise so and you may certainly know someone who […]

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DMUK Baywatch Campaign

disabled parking

This is a guest blog written by Heidi Turner on behalf of DMUK for Disabled Living.  DMUK’s Baywatch campaign, which looks into levels of disabled parking abuse at supermarkets, is changing format for 2020. A common problem for many disabled motorists is not being able to park at their desired destination, especially at their local […]

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