• Our Story

    Tuesday, January 23, 2018

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A Family Perspective

Sep
30

Round Table Discussion

Paul recently attended a HealthInvestor roundtable meeting with other healthcare professionals, the main topic for discussion being;  “Can the choice agenda put forward by the Coalition reshape the UK Healthcare as we know it”? With the introduction of the concept of choice to Healthcare policies, the Coalition are hoping that informed consumers will be able […]

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Jun
23

Too early for transition?

Did you know? On your child’s 18th birthday, he/she will transfer directly to adult services and the services you access i.e. respite, may not continue over?  Transition can be brutal, and it doesn’t just start from 16/17 years old… the processes can take time and, as we are sure you are aware, the fight for […]

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News

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 […]

Nov
14

Kidz Up North

  We are really looking forward to holding a stand at next week’s Kidz Up North Event which is being held at Event City in Manchester, Thursday 21st November. This is an extraordinary event hosted by Disability Living to showcase a whole range of products and services available for children with learning disabilities, their families and […]

Nov
4

Fulfilled Days

We came across an article on the USA Today website which highlights a work incentive set up in California, USA by parents for their adult children with Autism. These parents have got together and set up various social enterprises to employ their children by creating bespoke jobs which play to their own personal strenghts, i.e. […]

Sep
17

TES SEN Show 2013

We are delighted to announce that we will be attending the TES SEN Show in London next month! This will take place at the Business Design Centre, Islington from 10am – 5pm on Friday 11t October and Saturday 12th October. This exhibition will be full of useful resources, information and advice to support children in […]

Aug
20

Myth Buster!

A “myth-busting” guide challenging negative attitudes to children with disabilities has been launched on Mumsnet, an online parenting network, to support parents of children with additional needs. This is all part of a campaign called “This is My Child” which acts against  any misunderstanding of children with special needs or misjudgement of their parents and […]

Jul
24

Sensory Challenge

We had volunteers from Lincoln University give some of their time last week to help us clear an area of garden at our Dorrington home so that we can transform it into a fantastic sensory garden for all our residents to enjoy. A dozen volunteers donned their gardening gloves, grabbed a garden spade and set to work […]