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Disability Innovations is a blog series that gathers some of the most interesting new products and services that aim to make disabled people’s lives easier.

We are having a tech fortnight to focus on technology and hope it will inspire more innovation in the disability field. In this post we hear from Chris, director of The Apogee Project, who tells us which assistive technology he thinks is making a difference to disabled people.  

I work with disabled people all over the UK.  Most of these people are unable to express their feelings, emotions, wants and needs. They can’t tell us when and if they are happy or sad. It is usually impossible for them to initiate a conversation – or even get involved in the conversation – without a huge amount of support and facilitation.

Every day I travel the country meeting people who have a whole range of abilities and diagnoses – from Rett Syndrome…

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