Category Archives: Disability News

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Carbon Black: Taking The Market By Storm

Carbon Black, the Ferrari of wheelchairs, has just hit the UK market and now the company has its sights on international markets.

Offering features never before seen in wheelchairs, Carbon Black is designed to outperform other lightweight wheelchairs in every way, with aesthetics to turn heads. The concept of using carbon fibre – the same material used to create Formula 1 cars and fighter jets – has resulted in a stunning design that is robust and ideally suited to the most active user. Continue reading

Andrew Dunn smiling on a chair

RNIB College Helps To Develop Skills And Confidence Of Students

Andrew Dunn, 21, has learning difficulties, a visual impairment and other physical issues. He is taking a further education programme at RNIB College in Loughborough and explains what he has gained from college life: “I have learnt so much: how to work independently and in a team, using the computer and working in an office. I have become more confident and my work placement has taught me better social and communications skills. Continue reading