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One Size Does Not Fit All

“One size does not fit all” says Jayshree Vasani, a qualified optician who is distributing specially made glasses for those with Down’s syn…

Started by Traighana Smith

0 Feb 25, 2016

New innovative treatment for Multiple Sclerosis shows stunning results

You may have heard in the last day or two about the revolutionary (and I use the term without exaggeration) treatment that has been triall…

Started by Ainara Carmona

0 Jan 21, 2016

Linda and Shand: an example of what housing and care ought to be like

What strikes you most about Linda is her openness, her ability to recall events and dates from many years ago and describe them in vivid de…

Started by Sarah Campbell

0 Oct 15, 2015

End The Awkward - campaign to avoid embarrassing and sometimes offensive situations

By Silvia Capra Following on from the article a couple weeks ago on applications, job interviews and work programmes, this week we are loo…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Oct 14, 2015

All joking aside: a fresh look at disability?

How would you feel if your neighbour made a joke about a disability? And what if a person who has a disability makes such a joke about them…

Started by Lidia Garcia Fernandez

3 Oct 13, 2015
Reply by Ailsa June MacLean

DYSLEXIA

Dyslexia occurs across a range of intellectual abilities, and is apparent in difficulties with language, motor coordination, mental calcula…

Started by Lidia Garcia Fernandez

0 Aug 10, 2015

Exciting changes to Blackwood's social media

The times they are a changin’ We’d like to let you know of a few exciting updates to Blackwood’s social media presence… As you can see we…

Started by bespoken Team

0 Jul 21, 2015

Online Campaign is launched to promote inclusion in popular toys

This month a petition was launched online with a simple but powerful request for Playmobil, one of the world’s biggest manufacturers of chi…

Started by Paul Richoux

0 May 28, 2015

Teen with Cerebral Palsy makes cartoon about her disability

Dubbed "the happiest days of our lives", school can nonetheless be a frightening and difficult time when we are generally very aware of and…

Started by bespoken Team

0 May 27, 2015

Tackling ignorance Star Trek style

Disabled parking spaces are often a hot topic of debate, particularly among the non-disabled who are ignorant to the issues and difficultie…

Started by Suhayl A

3 May 24, 2015
Reply by Ailsa June MacLean

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