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How to talk to children about disabilities

How to talk to children about disabilities

23/05/2019

Opening up the discussion about disabilities with children is something most parents wouldn’t think of doing unless a child notices someone with a disability. 

There are a whole host of disabilities out there and not all disabilities are visual. According to the World Health Organisation, 15% of the world’s population is disabled.  With such a high percentage of individuals, it’s important to talk to children about the visual and non-visual disabilities that are out there. 

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Optimal rear wheel configuration

Optimal rear wheel configuration

14/05/2019

Are you efficient when propelling your wheelchair? Is propelling your wheelchair painful for you? This may have to do with the position of your rear wheel.

Manual self-propulsion is the kind of mobility used by people with lower extremity disabilities in order to keep having independence and autonomy to complete daily activities.

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Adapting the Workplace for People with Disabilities

Adapting the Workplace for People with Disabilities

07/05/2019

Life can be very challenging in the workplace for people with disabilities in the UK. In decades gone by, those with disabilities may have really struggled because the workplace was not adapted to their needs, making it was difficult to get around. In some cases, areas of the workplace may have been inaccessible. In addition, there were no special facilities catering to those with disabilities, simply because there were no stringent regulations in place.

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Online Communities for People with Disabilities in the UK

Online Communities for People with Disabilities in the UK

30/04/2019

There is no doubt that modern technology, and specifically internet technology, has revolutionised our lives in many ways. These days, we can go online for all sorts of purposes, from accessing entertainment to communicating with loved ones, carrying out banking transactions, or learning new skills.

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Unleash Your Potential with UK Grants for Disabled Athletes

Unleash Your Potential with UK Grants for Disabled Athletes

23/04/2019

There are many people with disabilities who excel at certain sports. However, it can often be difficult for them to reach their full potential because of a lack of funding. For those with a passion and talent for sports, it can become extremely frustrating to be held back simply because of finances. Fortunately, there is a solution available in the form of UK grants for disabled athletes.

You will find a wide variety of grants that you may be eligible for as an athlete with disabilities. These grants are available for all sorts of purposes ranging from the purchase of specialist equipment and gear through to training, travel expenses and more. With the financial aid provided through these grants, disabled athletes can unleash their potential and enjoy participating in the sporting activities that they have a passion for.

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