Here you will find links to info about the recent changes to the benefit system, kindly supplied by Scott Rigby from Stewarts Law.
Also disability and employment rights and rehabilitation.
There will also be a list of gadgets or things that have been or are useful for single-handed use, including car adaptions etc, so if you know of or use such gadgets, let us know by email and I'll put them on a list here. Tell us about the not so useful stuff too...so we can all avoid it!
Any tips and tricks too that have helped, please let us know...thanks.
U.K. BENEFITS GUIDE A guide to the numerous changes made to the benefit system in 2013. Thanks to Scott Rigby from Stewarts Law for providing up to date information.
Equality Act 2010 A piece of legislation promoting civil rights for, and protecting disabled people from, discrimination.
Driving Assessment The G1 form is the latest guide to what adaptions you may be entitled to when you want to get back on the road
Driving and Adaptions A very informative guide to what adaptions and gadgets are available to help with driving with one hand legally...this article is mainly for people in the U.K. as far as the DVLA rules are concerned
Car MaintenanceWhen you get your new car sorted...how to do some basic maintenance jobs on it., single-handed.
Frequently Asked Questions. A series of articles based around the 5 most frequently asked questions by people who are newly injured.. These articles contain extracts from messages posted by people with a TBPI on the message board.
How to get DLA Click here for information on how to obtain Disability Living Allowance
Onepaw's Flail arm splint Pictures of the flail arm splint and hook mechanisms that Onepaw invented with help from a prosthetics specialist. Very interesting and useful adaptation and updating of the old technology.The queens college for disabled is here http://www.qef.org.uk/our-services/vocational-training-for-disabled/employment-training/courses/