April 14, 2021

Inspiring Special Needs Animals With the Biggest Instagram Following

Animals with special needs are just as worthy of our love and care than any other. Many pet owners have taken to social media to document the lives of their pets with special needs, showing that a disability isn’t a death sentence. Their inspiring stories (and adorable faces) are what make them so popular on social media platforms such as...

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  • March 2, 2021

    How to Correctly Hold and Use a Walking Stick

    When used properly, walking sticks can be effective for providing stability and support to your posture to aid walking. Walking sticks can be especially helpful for keeping bodyweight off an injured leg, to relieve pressure on painful joints and for aiding those recovering from a procedure or operation on their lower leg or knee. When using a walking aid for...

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  • February 11, 2021

    How to Make Your Home Wheelchair Accessible (Room by Room)

    Despite there currently being 1.2 million wheelchair users in the UK, recent statistics from the English Housing Survey 2018/19 revealed that just 9% of homes in England have key features, such as a toilet at entrance level and sufficiently wide doorways, to deem them accessible.  Accessible home design is about creating a space tailored to mobility needs. A truly accessible...

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  • July 21, 2020

    How to Create a Sensory Room

    How to Create a Sensory Room at HomeOur nervous system is constantly receiving messages from the senses and turning them into responses. This is called sensory processing. For someone with a sensory processing disorder (SPD) such as autism, the brain doesn’t always react to stimuli in an expected way. The brain might overreact to sensory stimuli or it can not...

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  • December 9, 2019

    The UK’s Most & Least Accessible Theme Parks

    Theme parks are a brilliant day out with lots of fun for all the family. In the UK, we have many amazing theme parks to visit. However, if you, a friend or family member has a disability, you might have some concerns about the facilities and assistance available to you whilst at one of the UK's many theme parks. UKS Mobility...

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  • May 30, 2019

    The Future of Healthcare: 9 Technologies That Will Revolutionise Our Lives

    We are living in an age of rapid technological advancement, with transformative new inventions and discoveries changing the ways we experience our daily lives. Computers have experienced a trillion fold increase in processing power in the past 60 years, which has contributed to everything from the meteoric rise of smartphones to incredible advances in artificial intelligence and whole waves of...

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  • March 20, 2019

    The Ultimate List of Mental Health Statistics for 2019

    Autistic Spectrum Disorder Statistics (ASD Statistics)Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD for short) is the name for a range of similar conditions, including Asperger Syndrome, that affect a person's social interaction and communication.There are around 700,000 people on the autism spectrum in the UK – that's more than 1 in 100. If you include their families, autism is a part of daily...

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  • January 23, 2019

    Everything You Need to Know About Moebius Syndrome

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  • January 9, 2019

    18 Bloggers Debunk the Top Misconceptions About Living With A Disability

    A disability is defined as any physical or mental condition that has a ‘substantial’ or ‘long-term’ negative effect on a person’s ability to carry out normal daily activities. This means the exact nature of disability isn’t at all uniform and can range from visible disabilities like paraplegia and cerebral palsy, to invisible ones such as mental health conditions and hearing...

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  • December 12, 2018

    Antibiotic Resistance and Us [Infographic]

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