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The members and businesses of this community have all united in order to become Ireland’s first autism-friendly town. In order for the town of Clonakilty to achieve the title, over 212 organizations worked with the As I Am charity in order to be...
Last year, The National Autistic Society organised for over 5000 retailers to take part in an Autism Hour. This means that for one hour out of a busy shopping day, they dimmed their lights and turned down the music to help create a more ‘autism-friendly...
Sunderland AFC has become one of the first clubs in world football to open a second Sensory Viewing Room within their stadium. The new facility, located in a converted executive box in the West Stand, will complement the existing Nathan Shippey Sensory...
NHS England has announced that improving health and care for people with autism, and people with learning disabilities, will be a top priority in their 10 year plan. They are set to talk with organisations, local authorities and professionals to...
Some of the country’s most accessible tourist and visitor attractions to disabled people have been highlighted today. Minister for Disabled People Sarah Newton and Tourism Minister Michael Ellis urge all leisure attractions to “follow their lead” and...
Major retailers have backed the launch of the UK’s first “accessible shopping day”, which will see businesses promise to introduce new measures to benefit their disabled customers. Purple Tuesday, to be held on 13 November, is being led by Purple, the...
Our latest film in our Too Much Information campaign, starring Saskia Lupin, focuses on the impact unexpected changes can have on autistic people. More than 1 in 100 people are on the autism spectrum - that’s around 700,000 people in the UK. Being...
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Bubble Club describes itself as a “super fun and inclusive club night that is safe and hosts some of London’s most fantastic performers”. It has been running for 13 years, and provides an opportunity for people with a learning disability to enjoy a night...
Friendships are important to people with a learning disability, however people with a learning disability tend to have fewer friends and fewer opportunities to socialise than the general population. The friendship needs of people with profound and...
Adult English and Maths Courses
Want to improve your English or Maths skills? Enrol on a course at Linskill Centre, Linskill Terrace, North Shields, NE30 2AY For more information, email curriculum.support@northtyneside.gov.uk or ring Curriculum Support on 0191 643 2288 to speak to an...