A nine-year-old boy has just been fitted with a child-sized bionic hand! His family name may or may not be Skywalker, we cannot be sure, but it really is incredible how much technology has moved on. I wanted to explain how the hand works, what it does, and the possibilities that this presents for disabled people in the future.
Posts Tagged ‘Adaptations’
I recently read an article published in The Guardian Online called How The Internet Still Fails Disabled People. I decided to write a blog about all things online, and whether I agree that the Internet is indeed failing to meet the needs of those of us with disabilities.
I’m about to finish my time at University so I’ve been looking into getting a proper, full-blown, ADULT job! Scary as it may seem, it can definitely be made easier for those of us who might find it a little trickier because of different disabilities. I wanted to write a blog about how I’ve started to explore the transition from student to professional life, and the tools I use to make it more accessible to me.
Last week, millions of people all over the country were voting in their droves to have their say in the 2015 General Elections. I also went to vote and thought I would see how accessible the process really is, from the leaflets that came through my door right through to the voting process in itself.
I love going on holiday and I go quite often, at least every couple of years. I thought I’d write a blog about how I plan and organise a holiday, what I use to access a holiday as a disabled person, any technology that helps me – and above all, how I have fun on holiday too!