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Can you help make the music sound better?

DO YOU use a hearing aid, enjoy music – and want to help improve the sound quality? Well, here’s your chance. Dr Alinka Greasley, at...

‘Hello, Your Royal Highness . . .’ Jamie says via his computer

THE Duke of Kent found out how technology is continuing to help disabled people in all kinds of ways – including experiencing first-hand what it’s like to drive a virtual car using eye-tracking technology . . . and having a good old friendly chat!

Wheelchair marathon star Sarah sets new world hand cycling record record

LONDON Wheelchair Marathon champion Sarah Piercy has just become the fastest woman hand cyclist on earth!

Paralympic wheelchairs help Vincent and DaVinci Mobility to strike gold

WHILE millions of eyes are on the amazing Paralympians in Rio, one man in Liverpool is absolutely focused on the wheelchairs they are using!

Sarah warms up for world’s fastest hand cycling attempt

IT MIGHT look like something’s just landed from Outer Space – but this aerodynamic shell could make former London Wheelchair Marathon champion Sarah Piercy...

New app makes communicating so much easier

MARTIN ROBSON is on top of the world! Hull City, his favourite football team, are back in the Premiership and he’s enjoying a new app...

Freemasons give £65,000 to fund spinal cord injury research

A YOUNG research scientist who broke his neck in a mountain bike accident in 2008 has been handed a £65,000 grant from The Masonic Charitable Foundation to improve the quality of life and independence of people with spinal cord injuries.

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