Accessible Adapted Toys for Christmas

Christmas is coming and it’s never to early to start getting prepared! Once again, MERU will be adapting toys, to make them more accessible for children with disabilities. The deadline for getting them to us this year, so that they can be converted by our workshop elves and returned in time for Christmas is the […]

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REHadapt assistive technology now available from MERU

MERU is very pleased to now offer assistive technology solutions from REHadapt range. REHAdapt provides end-to-end solutions to mount your essential technology wherever you need it. If you are interested in these products then please get in touch with us to discuss your needs.  

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We now have switch-adapted toys on sale!

As there was such a huge demand for us to adapt toys last Christmas, we’ve decided to keep some adapted toys in stock all year round! These toys can be bought direct from our online shop here. Toys with switches that are adapted for children with disabilities can be a great way to encourage interactive […]

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The MERU Buckle Stopz seatbelt safety device is now available

The MERU Buckle Stopz is a safety device that can stop people with behavioural issues putting themselves and other vehicle occupants at risk by preventing them from releasing safety belts. This device was developed in response to requests from specialist providers of services for people with learning difficulties and complex behavioural issues. They had experience […]

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MERU creations helping disabled people play musical instruments

MERU is working with the OHMI Trust to adapt or design supports for a range of musical instruments and so far have produced a trumpet stand and a prototype tenor horn stand. The OHMI Trust is the only organisation in the UK working to allow people with physical disabilities to be able to participate in […]

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Helping Toby reach the sink

  Toby, who has cerebral palsy required access to his sink, so he could wash his hands on his own. His parents are very focused on enabling him to be as independent as possible, so asked MERU to design some steps to help. MERU designed and built some steps with adjustable hand rails , so […]

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Helping Charlie play video games

Charlie has a neurological condition, and  is fully dependent on his parents for all care and play activities and drives an electric wheelchair for mobility. Charlie loves video game,s but was having great difficulties using a game console controller. Due to his condition most of the buttons on the controller were inaccessible and required a […]

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Posability

Welcome to MERU – please click here for the MERU shop or here to find out more about our switch adapted toys.

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MERU volunteers give adapted toys some TLC

  Thank you to our wonderful volunteers for repairing these switch adapted toys for a school in West London. Toys with switches that are adapted for children with disabilities can be a great way to encourage interactive play. But sometimes these toys get some pretty hard use and need a bit of TLC and attention […]

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