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Neil has a learning disability and joined a fostering scheme with his local Council four years ago. When he first entered the scheme he needed around the clock care from his supporter John.

Neil’s psychologist requested that he use Brain in Hand to help build his confidence and increase his independence.

One of Neil’s first goals using Brain in Hand was to travel independently.

It was a challenging goal for Neil, but he has achieved it. Neil is now able to travel a four mile journey to local shops and then to his father’s house once a week.  He is able to manage this journey, including a bus change by referring to the problems and solutions he’s entered onto his Brain in Hand.

Previously this would only have been possible if accompanied by John.

This ability to travel alone has saved the local authority thousands each year.


Latest News

Brain in Hand Joins TSA

TSA is the industry body for Technology Enabled Care (TEC).  It believes that technology should put people first. That services should be joined-up around the individual, keeping people in contact with practitioners, monitoring services and carers. TSA also believes that technology can make a significant contribution to managing and reducing the current financial pressures and workforce shortages, read more


Brain in Hand Version 3.0

We’ve updated the Brain in Hand app to make it better for you. Brain in Hand version 3.0 includes some new features and a cleaner, easier to read design. Read more about each of the new features below. If you’d like to find out more, please contact us.


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Our Users

  • Brain in Hand has helped me to solve all sorts of problems by myself, which has really built my confidence. For example, I have an issue with eye contact when I talk with friends. To solve this, I plan in advance what I can say to a person, which is something I put into my Brain in Hand.

    Brain in Hand user

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  • I wish that there had been something like this when I was a headteacher of a challenging school for those individuals who were either autistic or suffered from anxiety. It would have added another level of support.

    Parent of a Brain in Hand user

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  • “We can use Brain in Hand to help people to achieve those outcomes and use the data from the system to demonstrate this: You put the same things into Brain in Hand that are being measured by the council.”

    Brain in Hand user

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