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The Website aid4disabled.com

The Website aid4disabled.com

There are numerous multiple sclerosis (MS) websites. There are those run by large organisations and there are ones like this one, run by one man and his dog. I hope this one is different and makes you curious. The main aims of the website Aid4disabled.com are to provide two different services. The two main functions […]

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7th Multiple Sclerosis Research Day

7th Multiple Sclerosis Research Day

This was the 7th Multiple Sclerosis Research day. The idea was originally started by Professor Giovannoni in 2009. Initially other academics and experts in the field of multiple sclerosis attended and very few sufferers. 7th Multiple Sclerosis Research Day This has now changed completely. The day is organised for sufferers and their carers. The day […]

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Exciting news

Exciting news

I got up at 6.45 in the morning on Thursday 7th August. I had to go up to London, another infusion for the ASCEND trial; week 100. Almost eight hours later I walked back into the house. Autopilot The first thing, even before a cup of tea I always check my emails and there was […]

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Disability Horizons

Disability Horizons

  An article about me and how and why the website aid4disabled came about are in the Web magazine ‘Disability Horizons’ published for the week ending 8 June 2012 Patrick Burke, who has multiple sclerosis, talks to Disability Horizons about how his own experience with disability aids have shaped his business, Aid4disabled. I am a 57-year-old […]

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The Meerkat Approach

The Meerkat Approach

I’m sure you know this is a picture of a meerkat,  – it’s that cheeky looking creature that lives in the South African deserts. It stands up on its hind legs and keeps a very careful eye on its surroundings. A group of meerkats is known as a clan or a mob. They are very […]

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Articles published in the MS Press

Articles published in the MS Press

I have had some articles published in Multiple Sclerosis magazines.  They are talking about setting up the website, me, how I cope with disability and the disease. It is essential that I retain my independence and make sure that my quality of life continues to be as good as possible. There are certain things that […]

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A Big Decision

A Big Decision

Its February 2012, the wife and I now realize I can no longer do any more computer consultancy work. It is full time or not at all in the work I do So that door has closed Does this mean retirement? Yes to computer consultancy, now I can put all my energy and time into […]

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