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Marvellous Movie Day at Heaney Homeplace – Ballymena Times

The Empower Project, in partnership with the award winning Seamus Heaney Homeplace in Bellaghy, has introduced yet…

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Four ways employers can support neurodiversity at work – Personnel Today

With 700,000 people in the UK now on the autism spectrum and Morrisons having just launched a…

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Rotary club honours kids who ‘make a difference!’ – Stoke-on-Trent Live

The Lake Hotel Rudyard was the setting recently for the Leek Rotary Young Citizens Awards Evening, which…

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Everything you need to know about dyspraxia and Autism Spectrum (ASD) – AutisMag

Ever imagined, how life would be if you had to struggle with everyday tasks? Although many would…

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Calls for volunteers to help local sports club in school holidays – Worcester News

A LOCAL sports club, DizzKidz, aimed at providing various sporting activities for children with co-ordination difficulties is…

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Church of England Archbishop: Prayer Doesn’t Always Help Those With Disabilities – Patheos

Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, doesn’t necessarily want you to pray for his daughters’ disabilities because…

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Welby says daughter’s disability is part of her and she is precious – The Guardian

The archbishop of Canterbury has said he has not prayed for his daughter Ellie Welby in relation…

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The disability campaigners who’ve been invited to help a London council make big decisions about their lives – Get West London

“Would people accept a women’s organisation run by men?” Tara Flood makes the comparison when she talks about…

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Call for new members for dyspraxia support group – The Northern Echo

A SUPPORT group for adults and teenager affected by dyspraxia is urging new members to get in…

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Specific learning difficulty ‘bases’ at ten Hertfordshire primary schools to close as part of restructuring – Hertfordshire Mercury

Councillors have backed proposals to close ten special learning difficulty bases across the county, include one each…

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16-year-old wunderkind makes a colourful debut at Galeri Prima – New Straits Times Online

“SAY hello Luqman, and stand up please!” his mother tells him half-exasperatedly.The lanky 16-year-old who’s sprawled on…

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“Always smiling” – the inspirational model who’s proving disabilities don’t need to hold you back – Grimsby Live

A twelve-year-old boy with Down’s syndrome is inspiring others with his sunny optimism and modelling career. Joseph Hale…

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Learning disability bases in primary schools across Herts set for closure – Herts Advertiser

Councillors on the education, libraries and localism cabinet panel backed the idea to close the bases –…

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Primary school’s special needs bases to be axed – Watford Observer

Primary schools will be forced to shut their special needs bases as part of fresh cuts -…

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Scot born with debilitating dyspraxia on brink of career in American Football – Scottish Daily Record

As a young boy, Cameron Craig struggled to catch or kick a ball. He was born prematurely and…

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Meeting for parents in Donegal with children who have Dyspraxia – Donegal Democrat

A meeting for parents in Donegal with children who have Dyspraxia DCD or who are waiting on…

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Stop weeding out neuro-diverse kids and start recognising their talents – Evening Standard

Author CJ Sansom, writing about bullying last weekend, said his “inattention” at school made him the bête…

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Snow sports used to combat disabilities and mental health issues in the UK – The Telegraph

now sports are acting as a valuable life-changing tool for people with additional needs and mental health…

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Your £4,000 will change children’s lives at Megan Baker House – Hereford Times

A NEW Megan Baker House centre has been opened in Ledbury to help even more children and…

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Outstanding Ofsted rating hat trick for Ventnor school – On The Wight

St Catherine’s School, Ventnor is celebrating its latest Ofsted residential care report which highly praised its work…

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Para Swimmer Affected By Proposal To Reduce Pool Time – Yorkshire Coast Radio

The only Para Swimmer who uses Scarborough Swimming Club may not be able to progress in his…

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Carrie and David Grant’s daughter Talia lands role in Hollyoaks – and she is making TV history – Hello Magazine

Carrie and David Grant couldn’t be more proud of their daughter Talia following the news that she…

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Parents praise Worcestershire Disability Football Club for making a huge difference to their children’s lives – Worcester News

PARENTS have praised a city football club for people with disabilities as “confidence boosting” for their children. The…

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Campaign to keep autistic girl at her family home gains backing of hundreds – Wales Online

Hundreds of people have signed an online petition to stop a young autistic girl being taken away…

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Neurodiversity: Are employers losing out on skills of people with autism? – Personnel Today

A recent CIPD report found that almost three-quarters of employers‘ policies ignore neurodiversity. But given that around…

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My driving instructor ditched me because of my dyspraxia – iNews

Having dyspraxia makes navigating everyday tasks – such as driving – a lot more complicated. But the…

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Dyslexia and dyspraxia exhibition at Crewe Lifestyle Centre – Crewe Guardian

Helen Kay, from Nantwich, is researching the relationship between poetry and dyslexia/dyspraxia as part of her MA…

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Irish mum Mary Noonan tells of her 16-year-old daughter’s struggle with dyspraxia – RSVP Live

Irish mum Mary Noonan tells of her 16-year-old daughter’s struggle with dyspraxia. Her daughter suffers from the developmental…

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Inspirational teenager Mikey Akers named Pride of Birmingham winner – Birmingham Live

An inspirational teenager who conquered a debilitating speech impairment and set up a support group for others…

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Researcher from Nantwich on poetry and dyslexia/dyspraxia – So Cheshire

Helen Kay, from Nantwich, is researching the relationship between poetry and dyslexia/dyspraxia as part of her MA…

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Britwell man criticises Government after being found ‘fit to work’ while on Universal Credit. – Slough Express

A young man from Britwell with mental health issues has accused the Government of discrimination and bullying…

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River Island features children with disabilities in new campaign celebrating diversity – The Independent

Six children with disabilities have been announced as the new faces of River Island’s latest campaign that…

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Race to help Bolton children who need special kit to help them talk with others – The Bolton News

SPEECH therapists are stepping out to try help children who they say have been left ‘without a…

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Teen with epilepsy creates poster to raise awareness of invisible illnesses – Metro

18-year-old Tom Bell, who lives with epilepsy, is shining light on invisible illnesses with a poster campaign…

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Free workshop on DCD/Dyspraxia – Ballymena Times

Do you have a child or work with a child who has Developmental co-ordination Disorder (DCD)/ Dyspraxia?…

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Is my child autistic? Four Grimsby parents tell us about their battle to get a diagnosis – Grimsby Telegraph

Autism services in North East Lincolnshire have come under harsh criticism from families who believe their children…

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This Is How A Dyspraxia Diagnosis Changed My Life – Refinery29

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always felt stupid. It’s quite difficult for me to…

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Meet the Oxford graduate changing the way we think about dyslexia, dyspraxia, and ADHD – Metro

It takes a tremendous amount of energy and hard work to get into Oxbridge. But working to…

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Disabilities caused in babies by epilepsy drug a ‘scandal’ – BBC News

An MP has said the harm caused to children after their mothers were given the epilepsy drug…

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How I got into Oxford without realising I had dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD – In Your Area

We all know about the pressures of studying on teenagers. But for Kaiya Stone that meant getting up…

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Dyslexia and dyspraxia sufferer diagnosed aged 19 tells of struggles in new film – Evening Standard

An Oxford graduate who only discovered she had dyslexia and dyspraxia when she started studying Ancient Greek and Latin at university has made…

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I got into Oxford with dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD – here’s why disability does not mean inability – iNews

Failing an exam is a common experience every student dreads, but for Kaiya it was the catalyst for a journey of retrospective self-realisation….

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Support adults with disabilities – The Argus

NANCY Doyle is an occupational psychologist and the managing director of Genius Within, specialising in the workplace support of adults with neuro-differences. She is…

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Top 5 Celebrities With Dyspraxia – BUzz

This top five list is all about celebrities who you never knew had dyspraxia and how they overcame it and showed people it…

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Dyspraxia Condition – BUzz

Dyspraxia, also known as DCD (Development Coordination Disorder) is a condition not many people know about. It’s something that develops within a child as…

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Dyspraxia in the work place – BUzz

Local apprentice talks about his life with dyspraxia and how he has overcome the challenges set in the work place Dyspraxia, is something that…

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How giraffes helped Poppy Campbell find her voice – BBC News

A girl who barely said a word for the first four years of her life is now a “little chatterbox”. Poppy Campbell, six, from…

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Denise Van Outen opens up about daughter Betsy’s learning difficulties – GoodtoKnow

Denise Van Outen has opened up about her daughter Betsy’s ‘ongoing’ struggle with learning difficulties. The star, 43, spoke the The Sun’s Fabulous magazine…

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Mum’s delight as mute daughter who lived in silence for six years finds voice after life-changing speech therapy – Scottish Daily Record

Mute Girl Finally Finds Her Voice As little Poppy Campbell chats happily to mum Sarah, she is like any happy-go-lucky six-year-old. But until just a…

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Down Syndrome photographer completes ‘once in a lifetime’ trip to US parks – Chard & Ilminster News

Down Syndrome Photographer Goes to the US on First Trip!  Somerset wildlife and landscape photographer Oliver Hellowell recently had the trip of a lifetime…

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