Category Archives - Disability

Get your Motor running


Head out on the Highway
I’m pleased as punch to say I took my Bike test yesterday and passed with flying colours!
To ‘get

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Arm amputee Triathlete Kerryn Harvey

Stumbled across this article today, about the story of Kerryn Harvey who was a triathlete that suffered a bike accident during a cycling trip in

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A return to two wheels

A return to two wheels.
After a brief 23 year hiatus I’m delighted to announce my return to two wheels!
It turns out, one can

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Using Zippers One-Handed

By popular demand here is a short video I made onĀ Using Zippers One-Handed

 
I asked my Amputee mate Shane if he had any

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Chronic Pain House of Cards

Crash bang wallop.
I had an example of a very nicely stacked House of Cards come a-crashing down this week.
I have been in a

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It’s a one-armed small world after all


It’s refreshing to realise you’re not the only one.
In the past week I have been contacted by two one-armed visitors to my site

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Obi is a robotic dining companion for people with disabilities | The Verge

This is an amazing robotic arm ‘feeding companion’ that allows disabled people to gain independence with eating. A caregiver commands the device where to move

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Videogame-inspired robotic prosthetic arms


Well kids the future is here. Videogame inspired prosthetic arms are in development in a partnership between deus ex developers and Intel. It won’t

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26 Years of chronic pain

Ouchies
So coming up to anniversary of my motorbike accident, now 26 years ago.
September 9th, 1990 I ‘came a cropper’ and lost an argument

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Disabled parenting – problems I experienced as an arm amputee Dad


This video talks about some of my problems I faced as a disabled new Dad.
That time in life coincided with a large increase

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