Adaptive Product Reviews: Bed Edition (pregnancy pillow, slide sheets, grabber, cable ties)

……….How do you maximise your independence in bed, when you need help to turn, be positioned, and reach for things? A conversation with a friend with similar impairments In Carrie Aimes’s excellent blog on living with Ullrich Congenital Muscular Dystrophy she wrote about her experiences, and mentioned “I bought a satin bed sheet and wearContinue reading “Adaptive Product Reviews: Bed Edition (pregnancy pillow, slide sheets, grabber, cable ties)”

Adaptive Product Reviews: Office Edition (Accuratus keyboard, Evoluent mouse, Ergorest arm supports)

……….I’m thinking about applying to University, but I struggle to sit at a computer or type. What equipment is out there to make this easier? A question I was asked at a conference Sometimes on this blog I review equipment designed for disabled people, e.g. my wheelchair reviews. However, what I really enjoy is highlightingContinue reading “Adaptive Product Reviews: Office Edition (Accuratus keyboard, Evoluent mouse, Ergorest arm supports)”

Adaptive Product Reviews: App Edition (Medisafe, Google Voice Access, Todoist)

……….Which apps do you find most useful as a disabled person? A discussion on a webforum My Android phone is in many ways one of my main adaptive devices – possibly second only to my wheelchair. It substitutes for my hands, my voice, my laptop, and is my main communication with the world. This reliesContinue reading “Adaptive Product Reviews: App Edition (Medisafe, Google Voice Access, Todoist)”

Adaptive Product Reviews – catheter edition (leg bag, night bag, and hanger)

……….I’m about to get a supra-publc catheter. Which leg bags and night bags have people found most useful? A friend Having done a set of reviews of products that are of quite general appeal – wheelchair-related ones – this is a little more niche. When I first got a catheter I had no idea whatContinue reading “Adaptive Product Reviews – catheter edition (leg bag, night bag, and hanger)”

Adaptive Product Reviews – wheelchair edition (phone mount, drinking straw, coffee cup)

……….Excuse me, but what’s the mount attached to your wheelchair called? Another wheelchair user, stopping me in public I didn’t anticipate ever spending my time writing product reviews, but I’m very frequently asked about three things I use on a day-to-day basis. These are the Meru Flexzi 2 phone mount (wheelchair users often stop me whileContinue reading “Adaptive Product Reviews – wheelchair edition (phone mount, drinking straw, coffee cup)”