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Keeping disabled students connected in lockdown

Catherine Alejo is our Programme Manager in Uganda and Tanzania. She talks about how we've been working with children with disabilities in Uganda to ensure they can continue to access education through the coronavirus pandemic.

Podcast: My traumatic brain injury

On this episode of The Disability Download, Scott Sutherland shares his story of how he acquired a Traumatic Brain Injury, his recovery, how he manages his mental health and his journey to being a motivational speaker.

How we build confidence with Can Do

Fiona is one of our Can Do Coordinators. She tells us how the poetry sessions she's been running have helped young disabled people have an outlet during the pandemic.

Building skills to create lasting change

Mikaela Campbell is a Can Do Coordinator from Conwy. She tells us how one of her Can Do groups has managed to support their local community during the pandemic.

Is the pandemic making studying more inclusive?

In the latest episode of the Disability Download, we heard Amelia and Cassie sharing their experiences. Thines Ganeshamoorthy, whose ‘Try it!’ campaign won the NUS Disabled Students’ Campaign of the Year 2015, reacts to their stories.

What it's like being an intern during a pandemic

Ray took part in our Change 100 graduate internship scheme during Summer 2020. They tell us what it is like to be a disabled person navigating the transition from university, to interning and to the job market all during a global pandemic.

Advice about visiting our services

We know this is a worrying time for everyone and the safety and wellbeing of the people we support, our staff and volunteers, remains our priority.