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October, 2017

Why Ben Andrews Is an Inspiration to Us

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October’s Inspirational Story is dedicated to Ben Andrews from Empower Health. The programme’s vision is to revolutionise the health and leisure industry and make it a much more inclusive place for disabled people. Ben understands the barriers that disabled people face when trying to exercise. And Ben wants to support disabled people to knock down […]

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Meet Vela at Kidz to Adultz North

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Meet VELA at stand A3 at Kidz to Adultz North on the 16th of November 2017. VELA chairs are designed to promote ergonomics and independence at home, school and work. The range of chairs The Easy Reach Braking System, ensures user safety & stability when getting in and out of the chair. The range of […]

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The Move Programme Are Exhibiting at Kidz to Adultz North

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The following is a guest blog from The Move Programme. The Move Programme, a functional mobility programme helping disabled children to maximise their physical potential, is excited to be exhibiting at Kidz to Adultz North to provide more information on our collaborative and trans-disciplinary approach to teaching functional mobility skills. We will be at the […]

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Kidz To Adultz Scotland 2017

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On Thursday 14 September, we were pleased to welcome over 900 visitors and exhibitors through the doors of the Royal Highland Centre for our fourth Kidz to Adultz Scotland event. Over 500 of our visitors also attended one or more of the 10 free CPD seminars running alongside the event. The seminars included: Autism and […]

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A Quarter of the Public ‘Don’t Know What Cerebral Palsy Is’

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The following is a guest blog from JMW Solicitors, a leading Manchester law firm and offers a broad range of legal services to both commercial and private clients. JMW Solicitors supports families affected by cerebral palsy caused as a result of medical negligence. A team of expert solicitors ensure families receive the best possible care package […]

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Why Are Public Toilets a Challenge for Children and Young People with Autism?

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Davina has written this blog for #AutismHour. Toilet training a child with autism is often difficult. Autism is a spectrum condition that affects social communication, social interaction and imagination. There are often sensory issues as well. These impact on many areas of learning and life for the child and their family. Communication difficulties may mean […]

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