Sponsored Horse Ride triumphs against testing weather

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Although Sunday was far from sunny, neither rain nor wild horses could deter the crowd from Stratford Hills, as Dancing Giraffe’s first ever sponsored horse ride got underway. Despite getting off to a dull and drizzly start, the weather clearly failed to dampen the spirits of the children and adults who enjoyed a day of […]

Struggling students to benefit from new online resource site

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A new service launched this week could significantly improve the school experience for the one in ten learners who cannot read standard print. Load2Learn, an online resource delivered by Dyslexia Action and the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB), will help schools to better support learners with dyslexia, who are blind or partially sighted, […]

Sensory delight: New garden opens in Ipswich

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Over the past few months, Ipswich Borough Council has been working with Ipswich School and local disability charity, Papworth Trust to create a sensory garden and butterfly habitat in the heart of the city’s Christchurch Park. Officially opened on the 6th of September, the garden has been designed by Ipswich School’s Green Team and funded […]

Community care queries brought to CAB doors

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Negotiating the complex web of NHS and Social Service community care represents over a third of the pressing issues people bring to CAB surgeries, seeking advice and assistance. The combined statistics from England and Wales CAB centres during 2011-12, are also reinforced by corresponding service data that demonstrates a third of CAB clients are disabled […]

Meet the British Paraorchestra

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The British Paraorchestra, founded by British conductor Charles Hazelwood, is an innovative orchestra for disabled musicians. It provides a platform where they can display their talents, and even turn professional. You may remember them from their performance at the Paralympic Closing Ceremony, where they accompanied Coldplay. There is often very little opportunity for people with […]