Anything that empowers people with disabilities or special needs gets a huge thumbs up from us. Living with special needs can be challenging, particularly when it comes to personal care. Adaptive clothing offers simple yet innovative solutions to the difficulties posed by conventional clothing,
Books have been essential to humankind, ever since the first Egyptian put pen to papyrus (so to speak!). In recent years there has been an explosion in stories about disability, and they all speak to the richness of human experience. From memoirs to satire and picture books about kids living on
A good night’s sleep is essential for the health and wellbeing of individuals, but it can also mean a happier and more harmonious living space for everyone who resides under the same roof. Sleep quality has a massive impact on moods, health, appetite, emotional equilibirum and the capacity to
Parents who are raising children with disabilities have their own unique toolbox of resources that help them with the daily challenges of life as a special needs parent, and technology is often high up on that list. The rise of mobile devices has changed the game when it comes to parenting (as
Those of us who are living with or parenting children with rare conditions or little-known disabilities will know just how important awareness raising campaigns are. Sometimes that one day or one week each year can make all the difference, allowing us to bring these issues into the spotlight,
The Paralympic Games has grown from humble origins to become one of the world’s largest and most-renowned sporting events, with over 146 nations sending athletes to compete at the recent games. But where did it all begin, and how did it become the global sporting powerhouse it is today?