|Tying Shoelaces a thing of the past|
If you are like me you probably curse shoelaces every time you have to do them up.
As a small child I was taught how to do my shoelaces up by leaning against the corner of the wall so my left arm stays ... More >>
|Mindful Journeys with Aldo|
Earlier this year, in May, I wrote about the Perfect Reject and how these adorable toys were breaking down barriers for people with disabilities by showing that these ‘different’ toys were still special ... More >>
|Beautiful Works of Art|
You know when someone says ‘that’s impossible!’, the we normally try harder to prove that we can do it right!
Well, if I told you that the picture you see on the right of this page was produced using ... More >>
For you guys who are old enough, do you remember ‘Kit’ from ‘Knightrider’?
Well… I think I just found the wheelchair alternative!!
This beautiful looking wheelchair look really special. Made ... More >>
|Demerit Points for Parking in Disabled Parking Space Illegally|
Finally, harsher penalties are being set for those who illegally park in disabled parking spaces.
Now people will lose demerit points off their licence as well as have to pay a hefty fine of $519 if ... More >>
Finally, some very wise people have created a phone for the Visually Impaired and elderly who cannot use the everyday phone.
The everyday phone that is on the market assumes you can use a touch screen.
The ... More >>
|Down Syndrome leads to early onset Alzheimers|
I recently read an article that has made me so sad. Apparently people who have Down Syndrome face the onset of Alzheimer’s at about the age of 50.
Not only is it a challenge for a person with Down ... More >>
I recently heard about this really devastating syndrome on the radio and it made me very sad that in Uganda, Nodding Syndrome has taken hold of young children and ruined their lives.
What starts ... More >>
Outsider Art is a phrase that has be coined to encapsulate those artists who have produced art without any formal training. The producers of this art are normally people with a disability who have used ... More >>
Movember started back in 2003 by 40 men in Melbourne. Movember is now a global phenomenon. Raising money and awareness in the area of men’s health!
Movember gets people talking about men’s health. ... More >>
About 15 to 20 years ago Australia had a bike for people in wheelchairs to use. It was called the Nippi and you did not need a licence to drive it!!
The Nippi also had a tendency of tipping ... More >>
|No drivers licence no Optus mobile phone if you are blind|
I have often had a lot of trouble in getting a mobile phone plan because I do no have a drivers licence or a credit rating. I often have to get plans in my husband’s name and before that my dad’s name.
It ... More >>