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COVID helped me build new friendships and try new things
Amber tells us how the pandemic led to her gaining new friendships and building confidence.
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.
Podcast: Why Sarah’s fighting for free testing
Sam catches up with Sarah to hear about her family's experience of shielding the last couple of years, and why vulnerable people should not be forgotten about.
This is not ‘living well with coronavirus’
Our Head of Influencing Amy responds to the government’s ‘Living with COVID-19’ plan.
Building businesses back in India
Jis Jose, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Officer and Rajarajan, Programme Manager from Cheshire Homes Coimbatore, reflect on the impact of the pandemic on livelihoods in India.
International Day of People with Disabilities (IDPWD)
Every year, on the 3 December, the world celebrates the UN IDPWD. The theme for 2021 is “Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world.”
Looking back to 2020
Ricky Stevenson looks back at the last year and shares his experience of lockdowns and the pandemic.
What it's like travelling during the pandemic
Sam tells us her experience travelling by train as a deaf person during the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
The Glasgow Can Do attitude that helps others smile
Amanda Jackson is a Can Do Coordinator from Glasgow. She tells us about why working with her Can Do group has been putting a smile on her face during the pandemic.