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Hope Springs eternal…A Study using Children’s Literature
A recent study of how children reveal existing social attitudes towards disability and difference has been completed. Using children’s literature as a vehicle for examining, appraising and encouraging school age children to consider the wider implications of the disability narrative, Donna Sayers Adomat in Indiana USA concluded that greater compassion and understanding can be effectively […]
An Evening with The Music Man Project and Jakob Deist Review
What a joyous evening! If you didn’t get along to this event you really missed out… I’d heard of The Music Man Project – its reputation goes before it – but I hadn’t yet seen a live performance. So I was delighted when Dancing Giraffe organised this concert at the Cramphorn Theatre, Chelmsford last Saturday (13 […]
Life as a Disability Charity Response Worker
What’s It like to Be the Person Who Can Lend a Helping Hand for the Thousands of Disabled People out There? Jackie O’Kelly has worked for Scope for seventeen years. During that time, she has assisted hundreds of disabled people and their families, providing them with information to access greater funding and advice surrounding employment, […]
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 […]