Brain in hand - personal technology for independant living

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There are a number of ways you can get Brain in Hand:

Direct from us
Get Brain in Hand, including four hours of one to one planning for £336, plus personalised software and unlimited professional support from £87.50 per month. Fill out our form and we will be in touch.

Government funding
Brain in Hand is an approved support tool within many government-funded schemes such as Access to Work, Disabled Students Allowance, Personal Budgets or Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs).

Support providers
More than thirty Local Authorities, Charities, Schools and Universities buy Brain in Hand for the people they support. Why don’t you ask your provider if they can supply Brain in Hand as part of the support they offer you?

More information can be found in the links below.



Buy Brain in Hand direct

Get Brain in Hand, including four hours of one to one planning for £336, plus personalised software and unlimited professional support from £87.50 per month. To buy Brain in Hand direct, complete our form and we will be in touch.

Government funding

Brain in Hand is approved by Access to Work, Disabled Students Allowance, Personal Budgets or Education, Health and Care Plans.

If you are eligible for one of these schemes, please get in touch and we will supply you with the right information to take to your provider to help you receive a funded Brain in Hand licence. Please call 01392 247909 or email info@braininhand.co.uk.

Support provider

People in some parts of the UK are given Brain in Hand as part of the support service provided by their local council, healthcare provider, autism charity, school or university.

If you are supported by any of these organisations and you would like them to provide you with Brain in Hand, please share details of our website and ask them to get in touch with us at info@braininhand.co.uk.

  • 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

    Read our case studies ›




Latest News

Join our Minecraft Marathon Fundraiser on Tuesday 3rd April

Brain in Hand’s annual Minecraft marathon is returning to mark World Autism Awareness Day and raise money for the brilliant charity Positively Autistic, who educates and creates positive autism awareness, including running online radio shows and weekly Autism Movement Therapy sessions. From 13.00 BST on Tuesday 3rd April until 13.00 on Wednesday 4th April, the read more

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How councils are saving up to 1/3 on support costs

Did you know that the cost of supporting an individual with autism or a mental health condition ranges from £33,000 to £98,000 per annum? More than 30 local authorities and providers are using Brain in Hand to reduce the costs of support whilst dramatically improving outcomes. We’ve gathered 4 great examples. To plan how Brain in Hand 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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