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A Family Perspective

May
9

Can Autism ever be funny?

“Can disabilities and humour co-exist together? Disability is a battle against adversity, but is it allowed to be funny?” John Williams, a comedian who has a son with Autism, spoke out on BBC 4’s ‘Four Thought’ programme this Wednesday 6th May to tell some of the joyous tales of his life despite, and sometimes because […]

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Apr
21

Government Consultation

  Care Minister Norman Lamb has launched a “No voice unheard, no right ignored” programme to stengthen the rights of people with Learning Disabilities, Autism and Mental Health Conditions.   The consultation is asking for your views on a range of proposed measures, as Normal Lamb states, “Everyone must have access to the right care […]

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News

Mar
18

Kidz in the Middle

We are really looking forward to holding a stand at next week’s Kidz in the Middle exhibition which is due to take place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on Wednesday 27th March. This is an extraordinary event hosted by Disabled Living to showcase a whole range of products and services available for children with […]

Mar
3

Autism Friendly Show

Following the success of The Lion King’s first dedicated autism-friendly performance in April last year, Disney’s The Lion King is set to present a second such performance in May 2014 at the Lyceum Theatre in London. Working closely with the National Autistic Society (NAS) The UK’s leading charity for people with autism and their families, and after following […]

Feb
24

Charity on trial for fraud

According to a report posted by Lincolnshire Echo, the Lincoln and District Mencap Chairman Peter Childs, along with his wife Alison who is the Accommodation Manager for the same service, are facing trial for allegedly stealing thousands of pounds from vulnerable people within the service. It was heard at Lincoln Crown Court last week that […]

Jan
10

Inclusion, Independence, Choice

A new show will be held this year in Manchester called the IIC Show on 14th & 15th February 2014. This is a mixed ability/disability exhibition for the general public and professionals showcasing products, services, resources and information on every aspect concerning disabilities, including healthcare, social-care, law, leisure, mobility, technologies, education…the list goes on. IIC […]

Dec
10

Xmas Xtravaganza!

  Our Voices and Cherry Tree Lodge have teamed up to organise this year’s Christmas Party for all the individuals we support across our 5 Micro-Community Homes©, where they will all be transported to the world of Narnia! With a fancy dress and mince pie competition also added into the event, our residents have been […]

Nov
25

OxFSN Information Fair – 30th November 2013

We are delighted to say that we will be supporting the OxFSN Information Fair 2013 again this year and will be there on the day to discuss future options for your child with you. OxFSN (Oxfordshire Family Support Network) is a not for profit organisation for families by families of children & adults with learning disabilities. Every year they hold […]