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Semi-Finalists in Inclusive Technology Prize Competition

At Active Hands we like to listen to our customers and their recommendations for improvements or new products. Two particular ideas that you have suggested have struck a cord with us and we are working on making them happen. We have received many requests for a gripping aid that helps with fine motor skills covering …

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In The Beginning Was The Word, and The Word Was God-Dammit-I’ve-Broken-My-Neck!

Hello, I’m Gareth and this is my shambolic attempt at a blog all to do with my life as a disabled or ‘differently abled’ person! I’ve never actually understood people who use that expression, “I’m not disabled, I’m differently abled!” Are you? Really? Surely if you were ‘differently abled’ then instead of walking you’d be …

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Rob races into the IPC European Athletics Championships

Active Hands are excited to announce that our director Rob Smith has been selected to represent Team GB and NI in the T52 category for the 100m, 400m and 1500m races in the IPC European Championships. The Championships are being held in Swansea, Wales in August. Rob is delighted to have been selected after a …

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