Disabled Living – Welcome to Disabled Living’s June e-Bulletin

 

Disabled Living Bulletin June 2019
Motivate Your Child with Sport this Summer
Taking your child through the challenges of a cerebral palsy diagnosis can be a difficult process. For many parents, cerebral palsy is something they only become aware of when their child is diagnosed with the lifelong condition. But, with 1 in every 400 babies in the UK being born with some type of cerebral palsy, it’s not as uncommon as it might seem. And, as more and more people share their stories of living with the condition, it becomes easier to find the information, help and support that can be invaluable for anyone dealing with a cerebral palsy diagnosis.

 

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Kidz to Adultz Wales & West

 

A Disabled Living Event

Date

Thursday 4th July 2019

Time

9.00am – 4.30pm

 

Venue

Thornbury Leisure Centre, BristolSouth Gloucestershire, BS35 3JB(The centre sits opposite Thornbury Golf Club/turn right at the bottom of Alveston Hill)

6 FREE, CPD accredited Seminars are running alongside the exhibition. 

Entry is free on a first come, first served basis.

With 100+ exhibitors the event is a one stop shop for the most up to date information and advice on equipment, products, services, funding and much more. Discover the latest innovations, technology and services that are changing the face of the disability world all under one roof, in a totally accessible venue.

 

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New! 3rd Edition of the Kidz to Adultz Magazine
The 3rd issue of our Kidz to Adultz Magazine is out now! This edition is packed with interesting articles including: 

- Paralympic target for young champion- Equipment crisis highlighted-

Hoisting children safely- Counselling advice on offer- 100 years of residential education

Plus – You could also win a family visit to Belfast!

Read the magazine online via:

https://issuu.com/disabledliving/docs/kidz_to_adultz_magazine_may_2019_

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Training at Disabled Living

Moving and Handling (5 day)The 5 Day Trainers and Assessors course will give you the knowledge and confidence to perform your role as manual handling trainer and assessor.Cost: £650+VAT
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Moving and Handling Update for TrainersThis course offers the opportunity to reflect on your work practice and get up to date relevant knowledge of others. Cost: £95+VAT

 

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Trusted Assessor RefresherThis is a Practical Session covering all equipment taught to refresh or identify issues when completing assessment. Cost: £95 + VAT
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 Girls and AutismEducational, Family and Personal Perspectives
Autism has long gone unidentified, unnoticed and unsupported in girls – sometimes with devastating consequences for their social and mental well-being. As current research reveals a much more balanced male-to-female ratio in autism, this book provides crucial insight into autistic girls’ experiences, helping professionals to recognize, understand, support and teach them effectively. Giving voice to the experiences, concerns, needs and hopes of girls on the autism spectrum, this much-needed text will provide parents, teachers and other professionals with essential information to help them support and teach autistic girls more effectively.
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Disabled Children’s Partnership’s Campaign – Give It Back

Join parent, Vickey, in asking the Government to give back the £434 million of support owed to disabled children and their families.The Disabled Children’s Partnership is launching its new campaign – Give It Back – in partnership with The Sun newspaper. You can help by adding your name to Vickey’s letter to the Government.
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Help Us, Help You’ NHS 111 Campaign

‘Help Us, Help You’ NHS 111 campaign which highlights that for urgent medical help, NHS 111 can now be accessed online as well as by phone. The campaign also reminds d/Deaf and BSL users that the service is  available by textphone and BSL interpreter relay service and information about the service is available in alternative formats on the website.For more information please visit: https://111.nhs.uk/

Finding the Right Support Workshop

Do you have experience of using services and are you a person with a learning disability? CHANGE is running a workshop with the Care Quality Commission (CQC) in Leeds on Wednesday 12th June.The CQC is looking at how they can make services work better for people with learning disabilities and we need your help to do this. The workshop will run from 11.00am – 2.00pm and we will provide a lovely lunch! More information get in touch with Shanika on 0113 242 6619 or via email: shanika@changepeople.org
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