Scope – Share Your Experiences on the Community

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Get involved in Scope’s Study In Scope’s last newsletter, they talked about how 16 to 18 year old’s can take part in Scope’s research. They’re also looking for fathers of disabled children aged 0 to 5 and men aged 16 to 61 who have recently become disabled or started a new job to get in touch with them. […]

BDVSA E-Bulletin – 1st August 2017

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4th Mid Essex Showcasing Healthcare Event 14th September The showcase is held in the public areas of the Atrium at Broomfield Hospital from 11am until 4pm. If your work supports the health and wellbeing of local people and you would like to showcase your organisation please contact us immediately for an application form. Spaces are […]

Chelmsford CVS – 4th Mid Essex Showcasing Healthcare Event

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Last September, Chelmsford CVS held their third major multi agency Health & Wellbeing Showcase attended by commissioners, health providers and representatives from local charities working in the field of health and social care. The event was very well received by the hospital, its staff and the 40 plus charities that attended found it very worthwhile […]

Disabled Woman’s Having Sex & Wants You To Know

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It took a long, awkward conversation with her family for Emily Yates to get her head around sex. Emily is a travel writer, presenter, businesswoman, and wheelchair user from Glasgow. “If you’re disabled it’s very likely that many of the adults in your life might never consider you as a sexual being, so all the […]

Making Music Accessible – ALF Drum Studios

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Andy Lawrence Franklin of ALF Drum Studios in Braintree is embarking on an exciting initiative for teaching people with disabilities how to play drums. The idea came from seeing fellow drummer Rick Allen of Def Leppard, who lost his left arm in a car crash in ’85 when the band were at their peak. His […]