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The exciting world of adapted sports for wheelchair users – By Epic Enabled

Sports played by people with a variety of disabilities, including physical and intellectual impairments or disabilities, are commonly referred to as adapted sports….

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The picture keyboard ANYONE can use: Swiftkey unveils system that allows special needs children to message

Some children with autism or other special needs can have a difficult time combining words into meaningful sentences – especially on a smartphone.

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Too pretty to be in a wheelchair

Sarah Wilson “I feel like people look at me when I’m out and think ‘why have you even bothered'”, says the 28-year-old. “I…

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The wheelchair built like a TANK: £11,500 TopChair-S uses caterpillar tracks to scale flights of stairs with ease

TopChair-S is designed to reverse up stairs using caterpillar tracks It also has standard wheels and can reach a top speed of…

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Disabled passenger ‘was forced to crawl off plane and onto tarmac after airline failed to provide a wheelchair for her

Anita Ghai claims she waited 30 minutes for a wheelchair that never arrived She said she crawled down the steps…

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Man with learning disabilities “chased and punched” by teens in hate crime – Lincolnshire Echo

A man with learning difficulties has been punched, chased and verbally abused in a hate crime. Police are appealing for witnesses to the…

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Transgenomic Launches Most Comprehensive Genetic Test for Diagnosis of Leukodystrophy – Business Wire (press release)

Leukodystrophies have typically been difficult to diagnose, with definitive diagnoses taking years of testing. Previously, brain MRI scans were commonly used, but often…

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Paralympians urged to boycott British Airways after ‘disabled woman forced off flight’ | Home News | News | The Independent

Paralympians urged to boycott British Airways after ‘disabled woman forced off flight’ | Home News | News | The Independent Paralympians urged to…

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Gabe Adams born with no arms or legs teaches himself to dance | Daily Mail Online

Gabe Adams born with no arms or legs teaches himself to dance | Daily Mail Online

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Cerebral palsy-sufferer beams as she practices ballet after surgery

Cerebral palsy-sufferer beams as she practices ballet after surgery Two years ago Sophie Thomlinson couldn’t walk and was forced to watch from…

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Disability and travel: spa dinner break

Disability and travel: spa dinner break If you have a disability, travelling is rarely straight forward. So that’s why we’ve teamed up with…

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Employment and Support Allowance: plan to cut it defended

Employment and Support Allowance: plan to cut it defended Last week the House of Lords voted against the government’s attempt to…

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