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How Audiobooks Can Benefit Children and Young Adults with Physical Disabilities

This post has been written by Kate Renaud at Calibre Audio Library, who will be exhibiting at Kidz to Adultz South in Farnborough on stand V32. Reading a book is such a pleasurable experience but for many accessing printed books is not possible. Audiobooks can offer a practical solution, bringing this enjoyment to those that are […]

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Meet SpokeGuards at Disabled Living’s Kidz to Adultz South Event

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This post has been written by Frank Rodgers at SpokeGuards. SpokeGuards will be taking a stand at the upcoming Kidz to Adultz South at the Disabled Living Exhibition this month. This is being held at Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre on Thursday 16th May 2019 from 9.30am to 4.30pm. Disabled Living has an enviable […]

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Playground Adventure with Remap UK

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This post has been written by Remap UK. Rico enjoys playing with the other children at his school’s adventure playground. But as he has a form of dwarfism, he wasn’t able to reach some of the equipment, in particular the rope walk. Fortunately, the school knew about the free service provided by Remap so contacted […]

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Increased Independence for Children and Young Adults with Limited Arm and Hand Movement

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This post has been written by Simon Fielden, Director at Rahana Life Rahana Life is a new company dedicated to bringing the very best assistive technology to the UK, with a focus on equipment to increase the independence of children and young adults who have limited arm and hand function. It is crucial the technology is […]

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Giving Kids Under 5 Their First Set of Powered Wheels for Free

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This post has been written by Fiona Cromwell, Marketing Officer at Designability. What is a Wizzybug? A Wizzybug is a fun, powered wheelchair which has been designed by the UK charity Designability. We research and develop assistive technology and products for people living with disabilities and long term health conditions. The Wizzybug was first created […]

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Etac R82 to Deliver CPD Paediatric Seating Seminar at Kidz to Adultz South

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This post has been written by Jon Nock on behalf of Etac R82. As part of its ongoing commitment to education, Etac R82, an innovative supplier of ergonomic assistive equipment for disabled children and adults, will be presenting an OT-led seating seminar at Kidz to Adultz South.  Thursday 16th May 2019, 9.30am – 4.30pm, Farnborough […]

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Abacus to Present OT CPD Seminar and New Larger Gemini 2000 Bath

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This post has been written by Jon Nock on behalf of Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions. Abacus Specialist Bathroom Solutions, in association with The OT Service, will be delivering a CPD assisted bathing seminar and debuting the impressive Gemini 2000 bath at Kidz to Adultz South. Thursday 16th May 2019, 9.30am – 4.30pm, Farnborough International Exhibition & […]

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Together for Short Lives Supports Families, Professionals and Organisations

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This post has been written by Julia at Together for Short Lives. During 2016, a Together for Short Lives stand was a regular feature at the Kidz to Adultz events – sharing our resources and delivering seminars on supporting transition for those with the most complex health needs. However, we know that many families were […]

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Dan Shares His Thoughts on Kidz to Adultz Middle

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This post has been written by Dan White at Variety, the Children’s Charity. My daughter Emily is a twelve year old wheelchair user. Emily brightens our lives, like all disabled children do. But it has been a daily struggle wading through the waters of disability care and services available for her. Feeling your way through […]

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Shaun Masters OT to Deliver First Ever Educational Care Cot Seminar at Kidz to Adultz South

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This post has been written by Jon Nock on behalf of Theraposture. Shaun Masters, Occupational Therapist and Trusted Assessor, will be delivering a seminar at Kidz to Adultz South entitled: ‘Becoming confident in prescribing cot beds for better sleep hygiene, client care and moving and handling.’ Thursday 16th May 2019, 9.30am – 4.30pm at Farnborough […]

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