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Functionalhand gripping aid review – improving limited hand function

The Functionalhand is a gripping aid designed to help people with limited hand function to grip items. It was developed by OT’s Linda Merry and Celine Skertich. They wanted to help their clients progress, achieve and do more for themselves, bridging the gap between determination and ability. Here, our writer and editor Lucy Currier, who has cerebral palsy and limited grip with her left hand, tried out the Functionhand to put it through its paces.Read more... “Functionalhand gripping aid review – improving limited hand function”
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Review of Stickman Communications stickers

If you have a physical disability, it can sometimes take a little longer to get to the front door when the bell rings. Frustratingly, this often means the person waiting leaves before you get a chance to get there. This is where the Stickman Communications sticker comes in handy – it is a disability aid that lets delivery drivers and visitors know that it may take you longer to answer the door. Read more... “Review of Stickman Communications stickers”
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Review of the Trabasack Max wheelchair bag and lap tray

Zec Richardson, a blogger and reviewer at Satonmybutt, is part of our in-house team and will be taking a closer look at some of our products. This time, he is talking about the Trabasack Max wheelchair bag and lap tray. I have used a couple of the Trabasack bag/lap trays, but the Max is the largest and most luxurious in the Trabasack range.… Read more... “Review of the Trabasack Max wheelchair bag and lap tray”
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Review of Stickman Communications pacing aids

If you have a chronic illness, such as chronic multiple sclerosis (MS) or chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS/ME), pacing will help you to minimise flare-ups and make the most of your energy. In this review, Zec Richardson, a blogger and reviewer at Satonmybutt, is reviewing The Pocket Book of Pacing and the Pacing Sticky Notes from Stickman Communications. Despite the fact that I was diagnosed with ME, I am still useless when it comes to pacing, even after all these years!… Read more... “Review of Stickman Communications pacing aids”
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Emma Purcell: news editor and feature writer at Disability Horizons

As part of our 10th birthday celebrations, some of our longest-serving team members are sharing their journey with Disability Horizons, from first discovering the publication to becoming invaluable to our organisation. I’m Emma Purcell – news editor and feature writer at Disability Horizons. I joined the team way back in 2012 and have enjoyed some incredible experiences and met some amazing people over the years.… Read more... “Emma Purcell: news editor and feature writer at Disability Horizons”
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SwetWipes: a convenient alternative to a bath or shower if you have a disability

Keeping on top of your hygiene if you have a disability is vital for ensuring you stay well and away from those nasty infections. However, in some cases, showering or having a bath can be physically difficult and draining, leaving you with hardly any energy for the rest of the day. Lucy, an editor for Disability Horizons, talks about how SwetWipes can be a perfect alternative, enabling you to feel fresh and confident without needing to exhaust yourself with regular showers.Read more... “SwetWipes: a convenient alternative to a bath or shower if you have a disability”
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10 daily solutions to make life easier if you’re disabled

Daily life always comes with a few annoyances, no matter what your situation. But when you’re disabled, it can throw up additional challenges, especially when you don’t have things set up the right way for you. Our editor Lucy, who has cerebral palsy, details 10 ways she’s found to make her life that little bit simpler. Being a disabled person often means doing things differently from able-bodied people.… Read more... “10 daily solutions to make life easier if you’re disabled”
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Review of the Greeper Sports shoelaces

Tying shoelaces can be incredibly hard for people with disabilities, especially those with poor motor skills and dexterity issues. Today Zec Richardson, a blogger and reviewer at Satonmybutt, is reviewing the Greeper Sports shoelaces and talks about how they can give disabled people more independence. To purchase Greeper Sports shoelaces head to the Disability Horizons Shop For many people, tying shoes comes naturally, but for some laces can be so problematic that they have to wear velcro fastening footwear. … Read more... “Review of the Greeper Sports shoelaces”
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Buttons 2 Button adaptive no-sew magnetic buttons review

Zec Richardson, a blogger and reviewer at Satonmybutt, is taking a closer look at some of our products. Today, as part of our in-house team, he is looking at the Buttons 2 Button adaptive no-sew magnetic buttons. Trying to button up a shirt or blouse when you have arthritis, dexterity issues or physical disability can be frustrating. It can even leave you feeling like you have lost some dignity.… Read more... “Buttons 2 Button adaptive no-sew magnetic buttons review”
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The Peta Easi-Grip nail care set review

Self-care can become problematic through age, disability or poor health. Keeping our independence is something we all want, but sometimes you need some extra help. Zec Richardson, a blogger and reviewer at Satonmybutt, will be taking a closer look at some of our products as part of our in-house team. Today, Zec is talking about the Peta Easi-Grip nail care set, an essential aid that can help if you struggle to cut your nails.Read more... “The Peta Easi-Grip nail care set review”
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Cat Tongue non-abrasive grip tape review

Zec Richardson is a blogger and reviewer at Satonmybutt and is part of our in-house team taking a closer look at some of our products, today he is looking at our Cat Tongue non-abrasive grip tape. One of my favourite things about doing reviews is when I get to try out products that weren’t specifically designed for the disability market but that are a perfect fit.… Read more... “Cat Tongue non-abrasive grip tape review”