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Full length bed guard for single bed

April 7, 2017 in Solution

My 6 year old daughter EJ has developmental disabilities and needs the security of a high full length bed guard.  The specialist solutions come with a hefty price tag so we have devised a solution that works well for us right now! We bought a (high or low) single bed with a good sturdy frame.  We […] Read the rest →

Three wheel converter for wheelchairs

March 25, 2017 in Solution

All over the world, the need for medical aids like the wheelchairs is increasing. The current designs for the 4 wheeler wheelchairs are effective for indoors mobility, but it becomes more challenging when there is a need to go out. A group of Physiotherapists from Iraq developed a clip-on extension to convert all the different […] Read the rest →

Mobility Scooter Baby Carrier

February 7, 2017 in Solution

I use a mobility scooter to get around and when my children were small I was unable to take them outdoors independently as I couldn’t ride my scooter and push a pushchair at the same time. To solve this problem I came up with the idea of using a framed baby carrier. Instead of wearing […] Read the rest →

FleXiseat floor seat

January 27, 2017 in Solution

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This DIY product is designed for a three years old boy that was born with cerebral palsy. He has an inadequate trunk control so he can not sit independently, he would fall on his side. At home he sits in a custom tailor made seatshell. But this is too big to take everywhere along. His […] Read the rest →

Hack your nail clippers with Sugru

January 20, 2017 in Solution

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Fixperts Benchmark Residency – Nail Clippers grip Sugru hack from Fixperts on Vimeo. With thanks to@MayaAlvarado1 Be sure to click the ‘This Solution Helped Me’ button if you give this a try! Read the rest →

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Pram and wheel chair hood

January 4, 2017 in Solution

the old hood on the left was paid by a charity from the company who provided us with my sons wheel chair who is 5 years old. I never used it because it would sit in his face and it was so small it didn’t protect him at all from the Sun. The new hood […] Read the rest →

3D printed Nail varnish helper

December 9, 2016 in Solution

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  This 3D printed aid could be the perfect solution for someone with limited grip or dexterity, limb difference or anyone that finds it difficult to paint their nails! For help with 3D printing, get in touch with our sponsors DEMAND Design & Manufacture for Disability. Download the 3D printable file  Remember to click the […] Read the rest →

Toy car pen holder hack

November 30, 2016 in Solution

Toy car pen holder

  You will need: A toy car a foam block (optional – if used you will be able to remove and change over the pen for a different colour) Duct tape This quick hack could be useful for anyone who is unable to hold a pen – give it a try and let us know […] Read the rest →

Accessible gift wrapping hack

November 17, 2016 in Solution

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  This hack is the perfect way to make sure young kids and anyone that finds unwrapping too fiddly can still enjoy opening their gift! You will need: a gift! wrapping paper scissors tape ribbon something to hold on to if the ribbon will be too small to grip – a gift tag or a […] Read the rest →

Homemade writing slope

November 4, 2016 in Solution

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Make your own using 3 easy items. Use a strong A4 binder (this one is a 3D ring 50mm binder) A clipboard A non-slip mat (you can buy this by the roll, however I found my small non-slip mat used for turning jars worked perfectly). Simply assemble and you are ready to use it! This […] Read the rest →

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