Exciting news this week! We have featured in a blog with Sport England to promote inclusive design and reach out to families who have a child with additional needs. Many children with disabilities experience developmental delays and because of this, physiotherapy plays a major role in their day-to-day routine. This can often be challenging for both the child and their families, so we are working with healthcare professionals to design a product that makes this process easier
It's that time where we share an inspirational page to promote their story. I discovered this special page when I saw their interview on BBC news and was immediately compelled to get in-touch. I cannot wait for you to hear their story too! Introducing.. ⭐️ @chargeonwardsandupwards ⭐️ “Hi we Lorenza & Eliza. Eliza is a 6 year old girl who has CHARGE syndrome. CHARGE syndrome is a rare & complex condition which affects her severely in many ways including her breathing, mobility
This is a completely different process to buying 'general' toys as there are so many things to consider, such as if it can be incorporated into physio exercises or if your child can grip onto the toy with one hand.
Another important element parents look-out for is if a toy displays a 'reward' for the child, such as colourful, sensory lights or music. Keeping a child engaged can be challenging, so having regular 'rewards' from the product encourages your child to continue int
It is sooo difficult deciding on family activities!
With summer approaching, we thought it would be fun to give you some of our favourite ideas for family activities! We have a range of activities here from relaxation focused to more active. Most importantly they are all based around outdoors activities so that you can enjoy the beautiful weather!
Which of these summer activities could be enjoyed by your family? Moti Me ideas of summer activities #summeractivities☀️ #summer
During physio, one of the biggest challenges is keeping the child motivated! Regular physiotherapy practice can be very tiring for the child. We have spoken to a range of parents to find out what they to do motivate their child. Some have said they incorporate their children's favourite toy or play fun songs and music. Some parents have even said that they use food to motivate their child! We would love to hear your tips and tricks for keeping your children motivated during p
Happy Friday! I was searching for some inspirational accounts recently and came across a particularly special one. I cannot wait to introduce you to Lorie, who uses her social media page to help people all around the world. I found her soo inspiring and immediately had to get in-touch for a feature!
Introducing... ⭐ @leausongeante ⭐
"Hi, I’m Lorie! I’m a 23-year-old paraplegic girl from France. I had a very bad accident when I was 19 and had to stay in hospital for more tha
Meet Sofia! 🌈 I recently came across this special account and felt very inspired by Sofia's story. I have loved following her progress and journey! Sofia and her family hope to inspire others to never give up, no matter what you are told. I am excited to introduce you to...
⭐ Super Sofia's Story @supersofiasstory ⭐ "Sofia is an identical twin born at 24 weeks and 6 days with her sister Sienna. Sienna sadly passed away at 7 hours old. At around 3 weeks into our Nicu journey
We want to help children and their families (often the families are forgotten!) So we have 6 key points to focus on as we progress on our journey. - Our products will help children to reach their developmental milestones. - We aim to combine physiotherapy with FUN. - We promise to support both the child AND the parents or family members. - Our toys will be adaptable and can be used by ALL children. - We promote and encourage education. - We promise to spread disability awaren
Tourette's syndrome is a condition where a person makes involuntary sounds or movements. The sounds or movements are often referred to as 'tics.' Generally Tourette's syndrome will start during childhood; it is a condition that can be improved after multiple years and sometimes it can go away for good. There is no cure, however there is treatment available to help manage the symptoms. Those who have Tourette's syndrome may also have OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), ADHD (
Sickle cell disease is a condition that affects red blood cells; there are multiple types with the most serious type being anaemia. Sickle cell is the name of a group of conditions and they are all inherited. Those with sickle cell disease produce red blood cells in unusual shapes, which causes problems such as blocking blood vessels and the cells do not live as long as normal. It is a serious condition and people who have sickle cell disease will have multiple challenges thr
There are around 2 million people in the UK living with sight loss. From these, around 360,000 are registered as blind of partially sighted. Visual impairments can be caused by multiple things, some might include injury to the eyes, inherited conditions, infections and cataracts. Once visual impairments have been diagnosed, a user will often have to make changes around their home. We have included a couple of ideas for adaptations below: - Large button telephones - Computers
Dyspraxia is also known as 'developmental co-ordination disorder' and it is a condition that affects physical coordination. It can make daily activities for children more challenging and the child may appear clumsy. The condition is more common in boys fan girls and it generally runs in the family. Symptoms of dyspraxia may include: - Delays in reaching developmental milestones search is crawling, walking, self-feeding and dressing - Sport activities, drawing and writing can