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Housing Adaptations

Hello, I recently moved home via a housing association mutual exchange, I was living in a large 3 bedroom house, and I’m now in a 2 bedroom bungalow. Before I agreed to the exchange, which I’d never ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Disability aids, equipment and technology - 9 Jul 2021

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How long did it take you to learn to drive with cerebral palsy?

I have left hemiplegia CP and I have done three driving lessons. I think they are going okay, but my instructor seems to think it will 'take [me] a lot longer to learn due to my condition'. I may be ...

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Offer your input on appealing decisions on home adaptations

Hi all, If you have disagreed with your Local authority's decision about your home adaptations we would love to hear from you. We are writing a new webpage about "Appealing decisions on Home ...

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Hi, my name is lizardknits! I'm looking for adaptations to help with my knitting

Hi, I found this site bc I have been looking for anything adaptive to help with my knitting. I have myasthenia gravis so my muscles weaken without much effort, making it difficult for me to knit at ...

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Home adaptations

Does anyone know if you can get adaptations done to your home if you’re registered disabled and not coping as it is . I have no downstairs toilet and struggle to get upstairs in time so I’ve got a ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Events, research and opportunities - 18 Jan 2020

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Baby adaptations

Hi I am 21 weeks pregnant and a wheelchair user, I really need some help with adaptations around my house and for my power chair like prams, baths changing areas cost etc. This is my first time being ...

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Parking outside my house

Hi All, I live in a ground floor flat and we have a street that leads to our house, there is currently a building site at the bottom of this street, being disabled and not able to walk very far, we ...

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House adaptations - Charities

Hi, does anyone know of any charities that will fund home adaptations. We have a DFG awarded but it covers less than half of what is needed. Really appreciate any advice. Thanks.

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Adaptations for autism

Hi. I was diagnosed with Autism/Aspergers last year at age 38. Due to sound sensitivity this causes me, I have had to move homes 6 times since 2003, due to excessive noise from neighbours, namely ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Autism and Aspergers - 23 Sep 2020

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Housing Help for my little girl!

Hi, I am currently trying so hard to get suitable housing for my little girl, Ava, she has quad CP, severe epileptic and is gtube fed. I’ve been challenged by a housing association for 18 months, ...

Profile picture of the author Discussion in Housing and independent living - 14 Jul 2021

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