What does accessibility look like for people with brain injuries? Brain injuries are not always the most visible of disabilities, research by Headway showed that in 2014, 348,934 were admitted to hospital with an acquired brain injury, 162,544 were admitted with a head injury and there were 130,551 stroke admissions. A brain injury can happen…

The May Fair 2018 bridging the imaginary gap between disabled and able people…… Unlike ‘Florals for Spring’ The May Fair & BBS Mix Concert are groundbreaking! An all day event and pop-up that celebrates spring with inclusive design, music and products. Wed 23rd of May 2018, 16.00 – 22.00  At Charlie Allen Bespoke 1 Coopers Yard, London N1…

The ‘D’ List highlights new things in the world of disability. This season we’ve researched equipment for those people who are ambulant disabled and need mobility assistance. We take a look at stylish, fashionable & cool, canes, crutches and walkers. 1ST Cool Crutches. These colourful crutches are available in a myriad of designs and can be customised…

March is Cerebral Palsy Awareness month, yes another day/month to celebrate or be aware?? But whether you have Cerebral Palsy or not you’ll find this resonates. I for one have experienced at least No.1 in the list…….Let us know your experiences and we’ll compile a further list, contact us at info@bluebadgestyle.com. Being pushed without being…

Last year at NAIDEX, the disability equipment show in Birmingham, Fiona, Founder of Blue Badge Style, spoke about the importance of style when understanding the needs of someone with a disability. It never ceases to amaze that medical professionals don’t see this as a critical factor in a person’s well being! This is very much…

TGA the UK suppliers of WHILL PEV (personal electric vehicle/electric wheelchair), have provided me with one to trial. We’ve been interested in WHILL ever since it hit the market  – see our previous wheelchair reviews – so an in depth review/trial was long overdue. Never having used an electric wheelchair I was at first apprehensive using…

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