h-a-t-c-h hackathons are life-changing workshops. They are creative meetings where people try to solve a problem together. Organisers describe a problem, then guests try to solve it with ideas and suggestions for new products or device

During the event will be focusing on 4 main campaigns - Feeding - Solve dinner dilemmas

What would make feeding easier for children with disabilities? Maybe a cool-looking coverall for messy mealtimes.

Or a subtle G-tube device that stops passers-by thinking, “Gee – look at that!”

How could you help?

Portable Toilet Seat - Take-on the travelling toilet

When you gotta go, you gotta…get home? Using public toilets is a huge challenge for kids with disabilities. This problem stops family days-out and can be embarrassing for older kids.

Can you help solve it?

Swimming Campaign - Float your idea past us

We love the pool! But some kids can’t get near the water without adults lifting them in and out and supporting them the whole time.

Can you come up with a safe and practical device that makes pool time easier for these guys?

Special Needs Toy - Accessibilitoy

Play is a vital part of every child’s development. But parents often modify existing toys to make them more suitable for children with sensory issues or delayed motor skills.

What could you invent to put the ‘fun’ in functional?

Can you help solve these problems?

Limited availability - book your ticket today! h-a-t-c-h is a website where little ideas can make a big difference to kids with special needs. Built by disability manufacturers, Leckey and Firefly, the site gives everybody a space to talk, discuss and create. It is open to ideas and inventions from anyone, anywhere who wants to help children with special needs.

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