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Kidz to Adultz North is back at EventCity in Manchester

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Kidz to Adultz North was launched in 2001 by Disabled Living and now is one of the largest free exhibitions totally dedicated to children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs, their parents, carers and the professionals who support them. “When as a family you learn you have a severely disabled child/grandchild your life […]

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How Audiobooks Can Benefit Children and Young Adults with Physical Disabilities

This post has been written by Kate Renaud at Calibre Audio Library, who will be exhibiting at Kidz to Adultz South in Farnborough on stand V32. Reading a book is such a pleasurable experience but for many accessing printed books is not possible. Audiobooks can offer a practical solution, bringing this enjoyment to those that are […]

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Theraposture and Newlife to Highlight Free Emergency Bed Loan Services for Disabled Children at Kidz to Adultz North

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Theraposture, the specialist in adjustable beds and cots for children, will be providing information and advice regarding its charity partners’ Emergency Equipment Loan Service on Stand B10 at Kidz to Adultz North on Thursday 8th November 2018. The event runs from 9.30am until 4.30pm at EventCity in Manchester.  Theraposture works with Newlife to loan adjustable cots and beds […]

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Ann Hill Talks About Her Son with Phelan McDermid Syndrome

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This inspirational story explores the life of a boy named Darren who has a rare chromosome disorder called Phelan McDermid Syndrome (PMS). He’s non verbal, double incontinent and has poor balance and global development delay. Other signs of the condition include: epilepsy and symptoms of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). We spoke with Darren’s mum about […]

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Playtime for Children with Disabilities

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This post has been written by Special Kids all about the senses that children with disabilities develop during playtime. When you think about childhood, you probably think about the nostalgic memories of days spent playing with dolls, building blocks, and jigsaw puzzles. A magical time where your imagination was able to run riot while you […]

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ERIC, The Children’s Bowel and Bladder Charity

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ERIC is the only charity dedicated to the bowel and bladder health of all children and teenagers in the UK. Whether it’s a toilet training issue, bedwetting, daytime wetting or soiling problem – ERIC provides expert support, information and training to children and young people, families and professionals. Our online shop sells an extensive range […]

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Carrick Brown Will Be in Seminar Room 2 at Kidz to Adultz South

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This post has been written by Carrick Brown, Senior Care Services Manager, Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children. Last week Newlife issued a press release after new official figures were published showing the number of disabled children in the UK has increased by 15% on the previous year.  Data from the Family Resources Survey, commissioned […]

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Officially More Disabled Children in the UK Than Ever Before

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Visit Newlife the Charity for Disabled Children on stand V42 at Kidz to Adultz South. Official figures from research commissioned by the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP), show there are more disabled children in the UK than ever before; despite the government using five year old figures that have ‘forgotten’ to include 300,000 children. […]

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Home and Life Modifications for Disabled Parents

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This is a guest blog written by Ashley Taylor. She offers her advice on the challenges that disabled parents can face.  Having a baby is one of the most exciting times in a person’s life. You’re getting to know a new person who depends on you completely and will grow up to be an independent […]

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