Innovation for Independence

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Vertical labyrinth game

A labyrinth game designed for disabled children who are capable of controlling two switch inputs. Although a normal labyrinth table is horizontal, this one is vertical, to allow children in wheelchairs better visibility.

by btemple | 0

Luv2meetU Too

People with learning disabilities (PWLD) are often socially isolated (Valuing People, 2001). Additionally many PWLD find it difficult to communicate how they are feeling – physically and emotionally.

by Sarah Weston | 0

Easy access Storage Jar

Initially aimed at the kitchen/food prep market My idea is for a storage jar for dry goods that is easy to open with one hand, provides both a tactile and visual indication of the quantity remaining in the jar and prolongs the life of perishable goods by being construc

by John Harding | 0

Augmented Reality Theatre App

This product is an innovation designed to precipitate a more inclusive appreciation of the arts by using augmented reality technology to help aurally impaired audiences take more meaning from regular theatre performances.

by Reform Radio | 0

Aut Not Out

Our team developed a novel artificial intelligence-based solution Aut Not Out that will enrich the lives of children affected by autism spectrum disorder and their families.

by Kristina | 0


Although many functional anti-spill cups/drinking vessels are on the market, I am not aware that any incorporate the key criterion for the disability market – Drinking with Dignity My design discreetly adapts most existing drinking vessels and could be manufactured i

by Dr R Durkan 3259340 | 1
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bResilient co-creation app

bResilient will empower disabled people through an app hosting inspiring videos.

by sarah.coe | 0

The QuinStep

My product is a means of providing full-weight support at all times, a reliable hand-hold always at the user’s touch to help eliminate stumbles and slips, particularly in wet and wintry conditions, and especially in transitory moments of dizziness or light-headedness, b

by Darkseid | 0


This product enables blind people to use any watch they want. It attaches to the back of any watch face. You press the clock face down onto the Timepeice to tell the time through a series of vibrations that you feel on your wrist.

by charlottepothecary | 0

Under mattress movement detector for seizure monitoring

Our project idea is to support people with epilepsy in a residential or domestic environment with the management and detection of nocturnal seizures.

by Joefleming87 | 0