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Discount code for adapted toys

We have bought a great looking adapted toy for Jacob (who has cerebral palsy) from Excitim Assistive Technology. They have a nice range of toys available through the website Dream-Racer.com and have offered and-me.org.uk members a 15% discount. When you … Continue reading

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Help to interact with the latest technology!

If you are looking for ways to control the latest tech, from iPads and PS3’s to Guitar Hero’s RJ Cooper has been creating switch-adapted gadgets to control TV’s and camera and other things, as well as learning software for computers … Continue reading

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Interesting new website – www.bluebadgestyle.com – believe passionately that style and disability should not be mutually exclusive – you can have both! This site aims to inform this community of like-minded, life loving people, advising them how to maintain their ‘style’. … Continue reading

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Scope – ‘Take Action’ campaign

As we are all too aware, hundreds of thousands of families with disabled children face huge difficulties as we don’t always have the support needed near where we live. This could include schools, medical services and respite care. Even if … Continue reading

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Naidex South at Excel London 17-18th October

This exhibition has 150 exhibitors displaying 1,000’s of products designed to make independent living easier. The Naidex South is to be held at Excel in London on the 17th and 18th October, click here to see more information and if … Continue reading

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Government epetition – Ensure all adapted vehicles are safety tested

If you can spare a moment, click on this link and add your name to a petition to make sure all wheelchair adapted vehicles have to pass a compulsory safety test. At present, even if cars are adapted by making … Continue reading

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ABTA and CAA launch new guidelines to support disabled passengers.

From our experience this can only be a good thing! It should mean that travel through the airports will be a somewhat smoother, less stressful experience for disabled travelers and their families. Nikki White, Head of Destinations and Sustainability, ABTA … Continue reading

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Thinking of setting up a Will or Trust? You may be entitled to a £350 voucher!

Putting off making a will can be all too easy, especially given how expensive it can be, but when you have child with a disability it becomes that little bit more important to think about the future. Cerebra started their … Continue reading

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BBC report : Unpaid carers being ‘let down by failing social care’

Reported on the BBC today, the UK’s “army of unpaid carers” is being “let down” by the failing social care system, campaigners warn. Eight leading charities, including Age UK and Carers UK, have joined together to highlight the plight they … Continue reading

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Off on holiday soon?

If you’ve booked a family break and are going to flying to your destination, here is a great tip – Rather than rush to get to the airport and have to wake all the family up early (not to mention … Continue reading

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