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Inclusivity – Disabled instructors delivering inclusive services – Graduates InstructAbility

Wed, 03/05/2017 - 16:21
Aspire’s InstructAbility programme, funded by Sport England, supports disabled people to become fitness professionals; increasing diversity in the sector workforce and customer base. Their session will include a 20 minute presentation with disabled instructors and industry employers, followed by 20 min demo of inclusive SOSA and Clubbercise. Wednesday 10th May – 14.00 – 14.30 http://www.elevatearena.com/sessions/day-1-14-00-14-30-the-stage
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Adjust services joins the DAA.

Wed, 26/04/2017 - 15:55
We provide training courses to increase employers’ understanding of autism, dyslexia, dyspraxia and ADHD. Many employers are unaware of the unique strengths and skills individuals with these conditions can bring to the workplace – our courses highlight the benefits and help you integrate these employees into your organisation.
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Fibro Friends United (Scotland) has now joined the DAA

Wed, 26/04/2017 - 12:58
FFU Scotland is a social enterprise , 3rd sector organisation online and in communities for fibromyalgia sufferers and care support in Scotland. We offer support, information, training and advocacy aiming to empower and inspire people with fibromyalgia at whatever stage of their journey, promoting self management.
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Fresh Insight Today CIC is the latest organisation to join the DAA

Wed, 26/04/2017 - 12:50
Fresh Insight Today is a grass-roots Not for Profit Community Interest Company that challenges cultural and social stereotypes of difference due to disability and social disadvantage, by supporting practitioners experiencing such matters to deliver positive mental health interventions in the wider community, through acknowledgement and promotion of their professional skills.
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DAA Member Donna’s Dream House re-opens after a major and important refurbishment

Wed, 26/04/2017 - 12:30
The trustees of Donna’s Dream House in Blackpool, the charity which gives holiday breaks to terminally ill children and their families, are pleased to announce that in the 21st year of the passing of Donna Curtis whose wishes were the inspiration behind the work of the charity, they are re-opening the House on April 20th […]
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INVITATION: From the Office for Disability Issues re UNCRPD event

Tue, 11/04/2017 - 16:19
Event: The UN Convention for the Rights of Persons with Disabilities periodic examination – List of Issues (for England and Wales)  Date: 3 May 2017, 11:00-14:30 Address: Caxton House, Tothill Street, London, SW1H 9NA. The UK is in the process of having its first periodic examination of the UN Convention for the Rights of Persons […]
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Getting Involved in Face Equality Day

Tue, 04/04/2017 - 17:04
Friday 26 May 2017 will see the first national Face Equality Day in the UK. Changing Faces is calling on individuals, support groups and organisations to support our vision of a society where all individuals with disfigurements are treated fairly, equally and with respect irrespective of their appearance. We aim to remove the stigma, prejudice […]
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BlueAssistUK meet with Penny Mordaunt

Mon, 20/03/2017 - 11:35
On the 9th of March 2017 Disability Action Alliance members, BlueAssistUK met with Penny Mordaunt, Minister for Disability, Health and Work, to discuss potential strategies for moving forward with the BlueAssistUK initiative, which includes transport staff disability training and awareness. The outcome of the meeting proved very hopeful and promising for the initiative, and the […]
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