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Four-button future for Billy
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Four-button future for Billy

Billy has cerebral palsy and finds using his PS4 controller difficult, especially the right hand ..
Freddie’s ready for action again!
Friday, June 14, 2019

Freddie’s ready for action again!

Muscular dystrophy had begun to limit Freddie’s gaming skills and endurance, so he came over to  ..
Meet first-time gamer Jake
Friday, June 07, 2019

Meet first-time gamer Jake

Wow, what lovely smiles from Jake and his dad in our games room this week! Jake’s using a head-o ..
“Without it his life wouldn't be the same.”
Wednesday, June 05, 2019

“Without it his life wouldn't be the same.”

We tweeted last week about our visit to Aaron, a remarkable gamer with some of the most accompli ..
Call for entries to FIFA19 Xbox Disabled League event
Tuesday, June 04, 2019

Call for entries to FIFA19 Xbox Disabled League event

Do you play FIFA? Do you have a disability? Our good friend John Ashby (https://www.specialeffec ..
Flowers for Turing is back!
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Flowers for Turing is back!

Flowers for Turing is back! Every year a team led by our friend Joe Reddington lays birthday flo ..
Jason smashes Scottish cycling challenge
Thursday, May 23, 2019

Jason smashes Scottish cycling challenge

Witney cyclist Jason Jones was at the headquarters of Oxfordshire disability charity SpecialEffe ..
Meet Frankie in our latest podcast
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Meet Frankie in our latest podcast

What do our occupational therapists do? That was the first question we asked Frankie Palmer, one ..
Thumbs up for James
Friday, May 17, 2019

Thumbs up for James

This kind of detail matters. If your thumb slips off your joystick you don’t think twice, but fo ..
Low-force special gets Oliver back on track
Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Low-force special gets Oliver back on track

That smile! It’s Oliver, 3, who’s back playing his favourite LEGO games on his Xbox. Reaching an ..
Cavers, Woodley and Jones announced as VPs
Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Cavers, Woodley and Jones announced as VPs

We’re delighted - and excited - to formally announce Carl Cavers, Tim Woodley and Nick Jones as  ..
Psycho and Neville back on the pitch
Thursday, May 09, 2019

Psycho and Neville back on the pitch

Love this clip of legendary England hard man Stuart Pearce scoring using eye and switch-controll ..

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