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Free Graphic Design Courses

18 February 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

NMC (The NeuroMuscular Centre) currently have a number of student vacancies and are looking for people who would be interested in doing a course in graphic design.

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Junior and Primary Sports Camps for disabled young people

16 February 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

These are now taking registrations and are taking place at Stoke Mandeville Stadium. They offer disabled young people coaching in a wide variety of sports in a safe, friendly and complete inclusive environment.

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Wheelpower – British Wheelchair Sport Survey

16 February 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

Wheelpower want to find out what can be done to help more people who use wheelchairs in everyday life, or would use one for sport, to lead healthy active lives and take part in sport. Closing date is 6th May 2016.

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Screening Consultation Results

12 February 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

Dr. Felicity Boardman has published a report of her key findings about attitudes towards genetic screening for SMA and how these findings could be used in policy consultations.

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Disabled Access Day - Waterworks Museum, Hereford

04 February 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

Disabled Access Day 2016 will be taking place on Saturday 12th of March. The Waterworks Museum in Hereford is taking part, offering free entry for people involved in the day.

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Supporting The Transitions Of Disabled People Through Education And Employment

31 January 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

STEMM DAC are holding an event to share and develop best practice on Thursday 17th March 2016 at the Royal Society in London. Only a few places left!

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Ben, who is 15 and has SMA Type 2, gives interview to local paper

31 January 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

He talks to Marion Sauvebois about his experiences of living with spinal muscular atrophy and discusses his ambitions for a future where there is a better understanding of disabled people.

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Young Person’s Guide to Personal Budgets in England

31 January 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

This new e-resource by Together for Short Lives aims to help young people decide if a personal budget is right for them. It is free to download.

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Enhance the UK: Undressing Disability Campaign

12 January 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

Enhance the UK are currently running a campaign on sex and disability called 'Undressing Disability'.

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Into Higher Education 2016 Guide Now Available

12 January 2016 / Posted in: Information & Support

Disability Rights UK have published 'Into Higher Education' - a guide for anyone with a health condition, learning difficulty or disability who is thinking about studying in higher education starting September 2016.

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