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Deaf Men Dancing, Hear! Hear!
Sadler’s Wells, famous dance theatre in the heart of London has very recently showcased an autobiographical composition and performance by a company of people with hearing loss or difficulty. Choreographer Mark Smith, diagnosed as deaf at four had joined forces for the event with two musicians and the dance company he formed who call themselves […]
Latest Information From Short Breaks For Young People & Children With Additional Needs
Short Breaks for children and young people with disabilities, based in Southend-on-Sea, have released the following information which might be beneficial to families and individuals: 1. Free guide to Disability Living Allowance (and other excellent advice bulletins) Contact a Family knows that there are many families out there who are unsure if they are entitled to […]
A User’s Guide To Depression
Hi. ‘Depression’ is a depressing word for someone in a state of depression. I suppose it’s an all-enveloping state, like anger, when you are in its throes, so the mere topic may be depressing – it’s hard to reach out to the depressed! See if you can relate to this: I have definitely been depressed; […]
The Stair Climbing Company: An alternative to stair lifts
John approached The Stair Climbing Company in February this year. An experienced engineer, John knew there had to be an alternative solution in the market place to a stair lift. Adapting the family home was simply not an option for John and his wife. Their stairs were an ample size but a narrow landing half […]