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Opinion | 18:01:23
State of the art prosthetics and how we help to acquire them
The Oxford Compensation Protection Team recently ordered a Trexo Dynamic Robot for a client with cerebral palsy, sustained as a result of a birth injury. The Trexo Robotic Gait Trainer is a robot skeleton...
Opinion | 06:07:21
Therapy animals – how they can help after injury
Tracy Norris-Evans spoke with Poppy Cormack, a client who lives with a brain injury, about how a pair of micro pigs have helped her to cope when things get difficult.
Opinion | 14:12:20
‘Next-gen’ gaming isn’t here until video games are accessible for all – fortunately progress has been made for gamers with disabilities
With a new generation of consoles now with (some of) us, Mark Walters and Olivia Plumb look at the current state of accessibility in gaming. Is there more still to be done to help gamers with disabilities?
Opinion | 16:11:20
The Disability Discrimination Act 25 years on – has it achieved its aims?
Eirian Hitchmough, a solicitor in our Compensation Protection Unit, recognises last week's anniversary of the Disability Discrimination Act and explains how things have changed in the last 25 years - as well as what still needs to happen...
Opinion | 06:10:20
Quick guide to Disabled Persons’ Trusts
It is commonly known that trusts are very useful asset protection vehicles, enabling value to be ring-fenced and managed appropriately for the benefit of one or more individuals. Whilst wide ranging in their use, trusts can be particularly valuable where an individual wishes to make provision for a vulnerable beneficiary.
Opinion | 26:08:20
Received significant injury compensation? Here’s one way you can protect it
After receiving compensation for an injury, one of the biggest decisions individuals have to make is what to do with the money they have received when their claim has settled.
Opinion | 15:06:20
Can everyone dial in? – The challenges and benefits of video conferencing for those living with a brain injury
During lockdown, video calls have become the ‘norm’. What used to be a system to enable meetings across long distances has now become an essential piece of technology to stay social in these strange times.
Opinion | 07:04:20
What The Coronavirus Act 2020 means for society’s most vulnerable
The Coronavirus bill introduces a wide variety of emergency powers that are set to have a huge impact on support for disabled people, their carers, and their families.