General Purpose aid Yemina on walker

Finding confidence and independence

Yemina is an active, fun and smart twelve year old from Canada who loves to read or hang out with friends.  She also has cerebral palsy which affects all of her movement and her level of independence.  Her mum, Shoshana, explains that Yemina’s cerebral palsy makes any activity involving movement a challenge, but particularly those …

Finding confidence and independence Read More »

Jose in the gym with the General Purpose aid. Adaptive gym equipment. Suitable for reduced hand function: tetra, quad, cerebral palsy, SCI, spinal cord injury, limb difference, stroke and more.

José R. Maldonado – Stroke, A Personal Testimonial

In December 2002 José Maldonado, a dedicated husband and father of two, suffered a devastating intra-cerebral hemorrhage; a type of stroke caused by the sudden rupture of an artery within the brain.  Unfortunately, like many stroke survivors, he experienced loss of function in both his lower and upper extremities, meaning he needed to use a wheelchair, …

José R. Maldonado – Stroke, A Personal Testimonial Read More »

Brandon doing a chin up using General Purpose aid. Adaptive gym equipment. Suitable for reduced hand function: tetra, quad, cerebral palsy, SCI, spinal cord injury, limb difference, stroke and more.

Rehabilitation….and beyond.

In 2012, Brandon Beack was an incredibly active and talented teenager.  In addition to showing real talent in music and dancing, Brandon was a highly aspirational gymnast, competing for Western Province in the South African championships.  His sights were firmly set on selection for the Junior Olympics and he was training for four hours, six …

Rehabilitation….and beyond. Read More »

disabled hands , cerebral palsy aids , stroke aids , stroke survivor , stroke gadgets , stroke rehabilitation , quad aids , quadriplegic aids , quadriplegic gadgets , quadriplegic gloves , disability aids , wheelchair gym equipment , aids for disabled hands , grip aids , gripping aids , hand mobility aids , assistive devices for hands , handicapped aids , hand aids , wheelchair gym equipment , children disability aids

Personal Ponies get Active Hands

As I have mentioned in the past, the main aim of The Active Hands Company is to improve disabled people’s lives by offering products that enable users to overcome potential barriers and gain independence. We ship our products all over the world, catering to people with a vast range of disabilities and conditions, and there’s …

Personal Ponies get Active Hands Read More »

Rehacare stand

Exhibiting at Europe’s Largest Disability Show

Rehacare is Europe’s biggest Independent Living show and for the first time Active Hands had a stand there. We exhibited as part of the British Pavilion and it was encouraging to see many other  amazing products that our country has to offer. It was a good opportunity for us to showcase our products to companies, therapists, …

Exhibiting at Europe’s Largest Disability Show Read More »