Thurrock company “ngage” to promote local opportunities at their Volunteer Fair this June

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A company that seeks to support volunteering in Thurrock (Essex) is holding a Volunteer Fair this June. To coincide with Volunteers’ Week, an annual celebration to reward the contribution individuals have made to charities and not-for profit organisations, ngage are holding a fair at The Beehive Centre, Grays (RM17 6EU) on Thursday the 7th, from […]

Pictures to Share publishes easy-to-read books to help people with dementia

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Pictures to Share Community Interest Company is a small social enterprise that is making a big difference to many thousands of people with mid to late stage dementia. Established in 2006, the organisation was founded by Helen Bate, an Architect and illustrator whose own mother had Parkinson’s Disease and dementia. The organisation researches, designs and […]

Disability and exercise: can they go hand in hand?

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In the second of Disability Horizons’ Nokia Accessibility technology series, Co-Editor Srin Madipalli tests out the Thera-Vital exercise bike, the latest in technology enabling people with mobility limitations to exercise. When it comes to exercise and fitness, I’ll be the first to confess that I procrastinate, dither and make any excuse to avoid having to […]

Review: Louis Theroux – “Autism: Love in the extreme”

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Louis Theroux is perhaps not the most obvious choice of film-maker to create a thought-provoking documentary about children with autism and their families. He is more famous for his, sometimes awkward, interviews with hardened criminals or controversial religious groups. But to him, this new two-part series is not so different from his previous films: “Several […]