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The Importance of Disseminating Information to Your Service Users

This blog is written by Jayne Watson, one of our Occupational Therapists. Disabled Living host 5 of the largest exhibitions for kids and adults with disabilities. The exhibitions are a great way of finding information on equipment relevant for the individual to remain as independent as possible throughout the different stages of their lives. Not only do […]

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Safespaces Are Proud to Exhibit at Kidz to Adultz Events

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With a busy show calendar behind us this Summer, we now focus on the Autumn season, with two more Kidz to Adultz Events – the first in Scotland on 14 September 2017, the second in Manchester on 16 November 2017. The Safespaces team showcased the Safespace itself alongside the Safespace and Cosyfit Hi Lo bed options at the Kidz to Adultz South event that […]

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A Life with Autism by Rebekah Gillian

This week we have a guest feature by Rebekah Gillian, a blogger who writes about her experiences with autism as well as her interests and hobbies. We asked Rebekah some questions below for her to be able to give us more of an insight to what her life is like with autism. At what age […]

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3 Ways Colouring In Can Help Children

Colour Therapy can be an effective method of helping people with a wide range of health issues. It can help to improve physical, mental and emotional problems, relaxing a person. Certain colours can help children sleep, think, and concentrate. When I think about colouring, I often refer back to my childhood. A time when colouring […]

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Inspirational Story of the Month: Motor Neurone Disease Doesn’t Stop Jason

This month we would like to dedicate our Inspirational Story of the Month to Jason Liversidge. Jason has Motor Neurone Disease (MND) but doesn’t let anything stop him from accomplishing new challenges. When you’re diagnosed with MND, you become aware of the many affects the disease can have on your body. It affects the nerves […]

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Top 10 Tips for Running Your Exhibition

The Kidz team at Disabled Living are always busy planning for our next exhibition. We organise 5  Kidz to Adultz exhibitions in different locations through the UK each year. These are some of the largest FREE  UK events dedicated to children and young adults and those who support them. For us, providing information for those […]

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How to Use Art Therapy as a Coping Mechanism

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This guest blog is by Patrick Samuel, an artist with Asperger’s Syndrome.  As a child I was hyperactive, and I think my mom recognized that early on. It was her who showed me how peaceful and rewarding drawing and painting could be. We did a lot of arts and crafts sessions together. There was a […]

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Makaton Deliver Excellent Training for Communicating with Sign Language

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During Monday 17 July and Tuesday 18 July, Nicola – a Regional Tutor for Makaton Training delivered a 2-day course to help key professionals learn more about sign language. The course took place in EG Training’s office at Redbank House. Communication is one of the most valuable skills we have in life and Makaton Training aims to train […]

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