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A Grand Discussion

Anna Headley, Director of Autism, Learning Disability and Education for our Autism Spectrum Partners division, was fortunate enough to have been invited to interview the highly regarded author, speaker and activist Temple Grandin. Temple has been listed in the “Time 100 List” of the one hundred most influential people in the world in the “Heroes” category and is renown for her work and insight into autism.


Brighton Marthon Update

Wow what another fantastic marathon day in Brighton last Sunday! Cheering teams were poised and ready to cheer the runners from 10am at the finish line and we were pleased to see all our runners pass through even if they didn’t see us!


The UN’s 7th International World Autism Awareness Day

The United Nation's seventh international World Autism Awareness Day was celebrated on Wednesday 2nd April this year. The aim of the day is to focus on greater international attention on autism, something that affects millions of people worldwide.


Topical Stories

Inspiring Independence

The Disabilities Trust's Annual Review for 2012-13 has been published. This year's Annual Review seeks to highlight Independence and underlines our determination to enable all those we support to live their lives as they wish. The stories of achievement are truly inspirational.

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Assistive Technology Appeal

The ability to use assistive technology for communications has been life-changing for some of our service users. A variety of devices have already give individuals a voice and a way to live a more fulfilled, integrated and independent life, with choice. We are therefore launching an appeal to raise money for new assistive technology devices for all of our Disability Lifestyles services in the UK. Our aim is to provide a full range of assistive technology devices, including eye trackers for each of our six Disability Lifestyles services across England. This is a big task, so, we are launching our appeal and you can help us on the road to making a difference.

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