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Please read our Brain in Hand Product FAQs, if you have any questions about your Brain in Hand that our materials have not answered.  Below are also the answers to some frequently asked questions about purchasing Brain in Hand.

If the FAQ’s still do not provide you with an answer to your question, please email us or call 01392 247909 to speak to a member of the team.

Can I transfer a licence?

The support provider owns the licence and is able to transfer it from one individual user to another user if a person leaves their service or needs change.

Do you offer a volume discount?

Discounts are available for groups of licences above twenty for either individual provider or clusters.

Can you provide training?

Yes, we can provide an Implementation and Training Workshop which covers everything you need including a range of learning materials.

Who provides the hardware?

Care, support, education providers or individuals provide the hardware (smartphone, tablet or iPod). We can advise on compatible and good value devices.

Can I use BiH at University?

Yes.  Brain in Hand University Edition is now fully funded for eligible students at university, via Disabled Students’ Allowances.

To find out more please visit our Higher Education pages.

  • 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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Latest News

See us at the Autism Show

The Autism Show is the national event for autism, offering more information, help and advice on autism (including Asperger syndrome) than anywhere else in the UK. We will be on the National Autistic Society stand in London, Manchester and Birmingham, demonstrating the Brain in Hand system, and offering a special 10% discount to show attendees. read more


#Focus5 Helps Young People Achieve with Brain in Hand

Young people aged 15-18, across Devon, Somerset, Torbay and Plymouth, who are socially excluded, unemployed, or are economically inactive are being supported by a project called #Focus5. Funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund, the project aims to provide in-depth support to 490 young people, helping to read more


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Our case studies

Employable Me's Erica won't go to work without her Brain in Hand

Erica, 46 from the Wirral was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome when she was 32. She has been unemployed for the past six years. Erica finds social interaction at work hard, she feels people don't always understand her and sometimes see her as being less intelligent, because of her facial expressions. Read more >>

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