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Do you know a child or young adult with disabilities or additional needs? This event is for you!

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This November, organised by Disabled Living and hosted at EventCity, Kidz to Adultz North is a FREE event for children and young adults with disabilities and additional needs, their parents, carers and the professionals who support them. Why visit? Here are 5 reasons… One stop shop! With 180+ exhibitors at the event, the exhibition offers all […]

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5 Questions About Life with Muscular Dystrophy

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You may remember that we featured a guest blog in November last year about a young woman with muscular dystrophy. Since then, we’ve discovered another young woman, Carrie Aimes, founder of Life on the Slow Lane, lifestyle and disability blog. Carrie has lived with muscular dystrophy for 29 years (her whole life). And we took […]

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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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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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Understanding Parenting with a Disability

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Thank you to Chris, our Disability Trainer and Advisor for writing this post about understanding parenting with a disability. I’m a wheelchair user who can’t walk at all and have been since I was 7-years-old when I caught polio. But very early on in adulthood I knew I wanted kids. I hadn’t thought it all […]

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Are You Turning up the Volume for Children’s Hospice Week?

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Throughout the duration of 22nd May to 28th May, it’s Children’s Hospice Week. This awareness week aims to spread the word about children who have life-shortening conditions, and the support that is out there for them, their carers, and families. This year’s campaign aspires to focus on the high volume of families out there with […]

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