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Raised flower beds help make a garden accessible

How to make your garden accessible

There are so many health benefits to gardens – from improved sleep to better mental health.

A study by researchers Soga, Gaston & Yamaura published on Science Direct found: “…

Ross is a Culinary Apprentice through the Lighthouse Futures Trust and loves his job

Why autism needn't be a barrier to finding a job

Autism and learning difficulties can often make recruitment difficult – for both the candidate and the employer. Can local forums help overcome such barriers to finding a job, and enable companies…

sophie with the disabled association

Riding for the Disabled Association is marking the milestone through its 50 Faces campaign

To celebrate its 50th anniversary year in 2019, Riding for the Disabled Association is marking the milestone…

RDA 50 Faces Campaign

Meet the 50 Faces Breaking Down Barriers

Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) is celebrating 50 years of achievement, therapy and fun through horses with a stunning online collection of portraits and stories from all over the UK. …

Kitty riding a horse from Accessibility Mark

Accessibility Mark and RDA Work Together to Help Kitty Achieve Her Goals

12-year-old Kitty Scarboro has loved horses all her life, first sitting on a horse at six months old during an equine therapy session. 

Kitty, from Battle, East Sussex, was born with…

Girl in sensory garden at school

How to create a sensory garden at school

With their interesting sights and smells, sensory gardens are perfect additions for schools to aid with the sensory development of children. Nicky Roeber, Online Horticultural Expert at …

Driverless cars – a button on the dashboard for automated driving

How driverless cars can assist people with disabilities

With driverless cars gearing up to hit the roads in the months and years to come, the motoring world looks set to experience one of its biggest shifts very shortly. Autonomous car technology is…

MOWOOT Chronic Constipation Therapy Device

MOWOOT Chronic Constipation Therapy Device

MOWOOT - the Natural Solution to Chronic Constipation

Stairlift

Things to Consider Before Buying a Stairlift

Claire Hamilton from Stairlifts Reviews discusses what you need to think about if you’re considering buying a…

Saucepan to help people with arthritis

Saucepan designed by student to help elderly people with arthritis stay independent

A saucepan to help elderly people with arthritis keep their independence has been designed by a student who was inspired by her grandparents.

Emma…

Effects of CES on childhood autism beneficial according to new study

Effects of CES on childhood autism beneficial according to new study

UK autism expert and neuroscientist, Dr Lorene Amet conducted a pilot evaluation…

Low Intensity Vibration therapy for care home residents launches in UK

Low Intensity Vibration therapy for care home residents launches in UK

Marodyne is a new, medically-approved device that uses low-intensity…

automatic cars gear stick

Automatic cars: Buy new or convert your manual when switching?

Automatic cars can be a real lifesaver for people with disabilities or injuries, allowing them to enjoy the freedom a vehicle provides, without the need to continuously depress the clutch pedal …