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How to stay safe and cool during a heatwave

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While preparations for seasons vary (our 6 tips for handling winter in a wheelchair are not super helpful for the hottest months of the year!) – summer’s heat-waves can catch us off guard and have some very serious health consequences! Here’s are some tips for how to stay safe and cool during a heatwave.

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World MS Day 2019

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May 30th is World MS Day. The theme for 2019 is “visibility” and raising awareness of the invisible symptoms of MS and its unseen impact on quality of life

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Hangout with advanced OT & WheelAir User

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It’s important to talk about over-heating and over-sweating and how to manage these issues because as Sophie says, you don’t really realise they are an issue and you “just deal with it.”

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Summer essentials for wheelchair users

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getting hot in your wheelchair can be uncomfortable and limit how much you enjoy some of the summer activities. Staying cool can be tricky but we’ve made a summer essentials checklist to help you enjoy summer without over-heating!

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