New research has struck a blow for “real” shoelaces in the battle against elastic laces. The report, published in the Journal of Sports Sciences, looked at different lacing patterns in sports shoes, and found that a firm “foot-to-shoe coupling” (FTSC) could be beneficial to athletes and less sporty folk alike. Real shoelaces, such as those […]
Disability gadgets and products that are useful to help disabled children, children with learning disabilities, autism or other illness and impairments.
Do Fidget Spinners help Children Learn? You see them everywhere, a colourful blur right across the country, wherever there are children. Where once it was marbles or loom bands or bottle flips, the fidget spinner has become the craze of 2017. But how did this toy, designed to help children who have issues with concentrating, […]
This blog is in two parts – the first part is a guest post by trained audiologist Melanie Lewis, the second part is some suggestions of our own: Who does hearing loss affect? Hearing impairment affects over 9 million individuals in the UK (source: RNID 2005 survey). The two most common reasons contributing to diminished […]