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Advice about visiting our services

We know this is a worrying time for everyone. The safety and wellbeing of people we support, our staff and volunteers, is of utmost importance to us as always.

Opportunity Suffolk helped me gain confidence

Gregor felt like his life was over after he was made redundant. Thanks to our Opportunity Suffolk programme, Gregor has managed to get himself a new job and is in a much better position.

FCDO must keep disability inclusion a priority

Gemma Hope, our Director of Policy, outlines what we want to see from the new Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) when it comes to disability inclusion.

Improving independence with Occupational Therapy

Charisse Holder is our new Occupational Therapist at Hill House in Sandbach. She will be playing an essential role as part of our assistive technology project there. Charisse will be helping the people we support get the most out of new technologies...

Staying connected with technology

On Friday 30 October 2020, we’re hosting an exciting online event. We’ll be discussing assistive technology, disability, and coronavirus. The event will bring together Charlotte Vuyiswa McClain-Nhlapo, World Bank Group’s senior disability adviser and...

Why data is important

Youth advocate Ian Banda tells us how our Disability Data Portal can help him make changes in Zambia.

Keeping connected

This Wednesday, 14 October 2020, we will be having a presence at a special ‘Science Museum Lates’ event with our "Keeping Connected" message fitting perfectly with an over-arching Coronavirus theme.