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The Brotherwood Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Weekend Returns

The Brotherwood ‘WAV Weekend’ Event will be returning this April Bank Holiday Weekend, giving you the opportunity to explore and drive the UK’s leading range of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles in one place. The Event Details:  Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 April 2017 Venue: Haynes International Motor Museum, Somerset Explore the UK’s leading range of WAVs See the launch of the ... Read More »

Twin sisters skate to Special Olympics success for the US

by Pablo Martinez Dorado, AIPS Young Reporter, Spain GRAZ, March 21, 2017 – As a child, Sharita Taylor, now 26, was diagnosed with autism and had little chance of walking normally, let alone find success in sport. However, instead of giving up and with the support of her family, she and twin sister Shaye discovered a passion when they were ... Read More »

Are you going to Naidex? PosAbility Magazine’s must see speakers

Naidex 2017 is fast approaching, and this years event is tipped to be epic!  Naidex is Europe’s biggest and most far-reaching trade, professional and consumer show dedicated to the care, rehabilitation and lifestyle of people with a disability or impairment. Taking place on 28-30 March at the Birmingham NEC, Naidex is completely free to attend. Featuring 250 diverse suppliers, 150 ... Read More »

Lewis Reed at Naidex 2017

On stand K55 at Naidex, Lewis Reed will be showcasing several examples from its extensive range of Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles including the Mercedes-Benz V-Class, the VW Caravelle Exec, the SEAT Alhambra and the VW Caddy Maxi Exec. The Mercedes-Benz V-Class provides unprecedented levels of sophistication, safety and performance with its abundance of style and comfort and standard features including privacy ... Read More »

Healthy Athletes: 20 years providing free medical treatment at Special Olympics

by Pablo Martinez Dorado, AIPS Young Reporter, Spain Sometimes, when athletes are competing in major events such as the Special Olympics, basics such as proper medical treatment in their home countries are taken for granted. However, this can be a difficult challenge in areas where incomes are modest or visiting a doctor regularly is not a priority. More than 200m ... Read More »

The Brotherwood Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle Weekend Returns

Saturday, 29 and Sunday, 30 April 2017 Haynes International Motor Museum, Somerset Explore the UK’s leading range of WAVs See the launch of the new Brotherwood Mercedes-Benz V-Class Discuss your personal transport needs with expert advisors Explore the world-class Motor Museum Brotherwoood are pleased to announce that the Brotherwood ‘WAV Weekend’ Event will be returning this April Bank Holiday Weekend, giving you ... Read More »

It’s Officially Access Day 2017 – We want to hear from you!

#AccessDay 2017 is officially underway, starting today until 12 March.  Disabled Access Day is a day for all to celebrate good access and create opportunities for people to try something new. The day highlights the fantastic access that already exists in places, such as touch tours, relaxed performances, sensory experiences, level access and of course a warm welcome! Many businesses, companies ... Read More »

Raising Awareness Of Changing Places Toilets This Disabled Access Day

By Laura Rutherford Mother. Blogger. Campaigner 10-12 March 2017 marks Disabled Access Day in the UK and whilst it’s a great opportunity to shout about all the great accessible places that we know and love, it also gives us a platform to highlight all of the problems the disabled community face because of inaccessibility. The Cambridge Dictionary defines inclusion “as the idea ... Read More »

Try something new at Moors Valley on Disabled Access Day

From joining in the parkrun or taking part in an under-7s sensory nature trail, to cycling and even orienteering, visitors of all abilities and ages can get out and about at Moors Valley Country Park’s Disabled Access Day on 11 March. Rangers, guides and other support staff will be on hand to assist visitors with whatever they may like to ... Read More »

London launches resale scheme for summer of World Athletics tickets

London 2017 Ltd has launched a resale scheme to safeguard tickets for the World Para Athletics Championships 14-23 July and the IAAF World Championships London 2017 04-13 August The scheme will enable those wishing to re-sell their tickets to do so via their official ticket account to another genuine athletics fan Drive announced to avoid ticket touting with many sessions ... Read More »

Church Farm Equestrian Centre Supports Disabled Access Day

Church Farm Equestrian Centre, based in Bristol, is holding a special event in support of Disabled Access Day. Accessibility Mark has joined forces with Disabled Access Day to encourage more disabled people to consider taking part in horse riding activities and learn about the benefits of spending time with horses. Taking place from 10 – 12 March, 2017, Disabled Access ... Read More »