Category: Feature Writers

A Mod for Ryan

SpecialEffect is a charity that targets something which often gets overlooked – people with physical disabilities have lives beyond simply ‘being disabled’ and want to enjoy themselves. We provide the specialist technology, advice and support for everyone to benefit from the fun, friendship and inclusion of video games, leisure technology and communication. We know there’s […]


Today’s gust feature is from Hannah Scoones who has just launched a crowdfunding campaign to fund Band-it. I asked her to share her story. One of the difficulties if you have lost some of your sight is navigating everyday objects. Things that are straightforward to do with full vision, such as cooking a meal or […]

6 Must-Do’s When Hairstyling Someone With A Neurological Disorder

Today’s guest feature is  by Cory Thomas, CEO/Founder of The Traveling Barbers “Hair Professionals For The Disabled”.  The Traveling Barbers, based in Trenton, New Jersey,  provide a home hair care service for the disabled community by send licensed barbers and hairstylists to the residences of those who has trouble making it out to a conventional […]

Tobii Dynavox and Refugee Crisis

Today’s guest feature is from Tobias Buehrs. Most of my guest features are from people who are re-purposing ‘everyday’ technology into disability technology, so it was particularly nice to find someone who was re-purposing disability technology to attack a very different social issue – Joe   European news is currently dominated by reports of thousands […]