Category Archives - Disability

Book recommendation : One-handed Parenting


I chat about the excellent book One-handed parenting: a practical guide for new parents.
Publisher describes the book;
Contains information on various aspects of

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Making custom foot pedals for the Xbox One

Caleb from Make: has blogged about his process for making custom foot pedals for people who have physical disabilities.
There is some great content here

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Disability Mentor

When I had my motorbike accident 25 years ago, that paralysed my dominant arm and gave me a few other bumps and grazes, one of

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Becoming Digital Humanitarians • An e-NABLE Story – Enabling The Future

Check out this awesome short film about the good folks from e-NABLE.
This amazing community of volunteers connects good-hearted People with 3D Printers, with people

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$20 Mouth Operated Mouse

Strangely enough I stumbled across this by chance whilst looking into Whiskey.
It’s a very clever, cheap and DIY-able mouth operated mouse, that the designer

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A Broken Pinky Won’t Stop Him: Teen Builds Custom Minecraft Controller | Make:

A Father and son built a custom controller to enable the son to keep playing Minecraft whilst his hand was in plaster for his  broken

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Showering Tips

Some tips on Showering one-armed, keeping clean and on drying yourself off afterwards.
I made this video for anyone who has lost the use of

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Toilet tips for one armed or disabled use – YouTube

Quick tips on using the toilet when you only have the use of one-arm.
In this short video I show you how I tear toilet-paper

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Google donates $600k to 3D-printed prosthetic hands charity

The good folks from enabling the future got a massive boost this week with the announcement that Google has donated a $600,000 grant to support

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One handed Nappy Changing

Changing nappies for an arm amputee presents a few obvious challenges so we thought it was about time we recorded a video for the YouTube

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