Skip navigation

Gloucestershire Business News


Brilliant inventions to help make life easier, living with a disability.

1# Art for the blind

At the Uffizi Gallery in Florence, they have versions of paintings so that blind visitors can still enjoy the art from r/mildlyinteresting

Credit: Reddit  

2# Sea turtle carousel

This carousel in Hong Kong has a sea turtle mounted to the floor for disabled children. from r/mildlyinteresting

Credit: Reddit  

3# Colour blind viewer

A color blind viewer from r/mildlyinteresting

Credit: Reddit  

4# Arthritis kettle

This kettle fits in to a tilting mount to help people with arthritis pour from r/mildlyinteresting

Credit: Reddit  

5# Longer crossing times

If you’re an elderly or disabled, you will receive a card that enables you to cross the road with a longer countdown time (Singapore) from r/mildlyinteresting

Credit: Reddit  

6# Wheelchair swing

This park has a swing for wheelchair users from r/mildlyinteresting

Credit: Reddit  

7# Hearing aid microphone

This wearable microphone one of my students gave me to beam directly to his hearing aids from r/mildlyinteresting

Credit: Reddit  

8# Motorized wheelchair

This man lost his legs so he built a ramp onto his trike to use his motorized wheelchair to drive it! from r/pics

Credit: Reddit 

9# Tilted mirror

This sink and tilted mirror is perfectly adapted to a help a disabled person from r/mildlyinteresting

Credit: Reddit  

10# Braille chocolate

My daughter is blind and for her ninth birthday party we made braille chocolate message slabs - I LOVE YOU and HAPPY BIRTHDAY in braille. from r/pics

Credit: Reddit  

Related Articles

Punchline Christmas Wordsearch: Top 10 super Simons in Gloucestershire Image

Punchline Christmas Wordsearch: Top 10 super Simons in Gloucestershire

Our editor Mark Owen raided his little red book of contacts for Gloucestershire's top ten super Simons.

Dangerous designs part two Image

Dangerous designs part two

Dangerous situations in daily life.

Out of touch Image

Out of touch

Returning to a new reality.

Dangerous design part one Image

Dangerous design part one

An accident waiting to happen.

Copyright 2022 Moose Partnership Ltd. All rights reserved. Reproduction of any content is strictly forbidden without prior permission.