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“In the past I’ve struggled to find and stay in a job. The programme has given me confidence and prepared me for the future. Now I have a job I love as a greenkeeper.” – Can you support a young disabled person like Mark today? Donate now.
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Drum roll please 🥁. Join professional percussionist Luke at 3pm today for an exclusive performance and interactive drum session. This session is aimed at young disabled people aged between 10-35. Register for free now.
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Are you a fan of monkeys? Take part in our fun and interactive tour of at 2pm today. You will get the opportunity to see different monkeys, learn all about them and ask the keepers lots of questions! Register now. 🐒
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Learn new yoga techniques, exercises and breath work in our first session of the week at 1:00pm today. This is aimed for disabled people aged 10-35. Register for free now.
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“You look round and find that 20 years down the track we’re leading very, very different lives.” Find out about the future tech in the latest episode of our podcast.
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Leonard Cheshire Aug 10
The visual indicator, which has been backed by the , is being introduced for anyone who finds it difficult to socially distance, or who is anxious about people getting too close.
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Leonard Cheshire Aug 10
We want to make sure that our website meets your needs. For us to achieve this we’d really love your input in our short survey. The answers you give us will help us to improve our website so that it works better for everyone.
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Leonard Cheshire Aug 9
Steve Tyler, our Assistive Technology director, discusses how tech will change the lives of disabled people in the latest episode of . Listen now.
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Leonard Cheshire Aug 8
“Leonard Cheshire has given me the tools I need to take my music to the next level. Now I play my DJ sets for everyone to enjoy.” – Can you support a young disabled person like Colin today? Donate now.
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Leonard Cheshire Aug 6
Our assistive technology guru Steve Tyler discusses the brilliant tech coming soon that will revolutionise the lives of disabled people in the latest episode of . Listen now. 🎧
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Leonard Cheshire Aug 5
"When I dance, I feel happy and proud. Leonard Cheshire’s Strictly Cymru competition gave me the confidence to teach other disabled people to dance.” – Can you support a young disabled person like Sarah today? Donate now.
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DisabilityInnovation Aug 5
Tomorrows Disability Innovation Live will explore stigma & the role of innovation. Hear from on stigma & creative approaches to overcome. 🔴1-2pm BST: 6 Aug 2020 💡Info: 💻Register:
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Leonard Cheshire Aug 4
'I’ll put it like this. I’ve gone from finding it difficult to get into work to having a job I really like – which is not something many people can I say. I’m very thankful for that.' — Mark's journey to through our Change Works programme.
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Leonard Cheshire Aug 1
“My internship quite literally changed my life, and how I have a job I love. To be given that break is just incredible. I don’t know where I’d be if I hadn’t had this opportunity.” – Support a young disabled person like Amy today. Donate now.
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Activity Alliance Jul 31
"The positive impact these activities have on our residents’ mental health and wellbeing during lockdown is conducive to their overall physical health." 's service manager, Lesley Gamm, on the importance of keeping their residents active.
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Leonard Cheshire Jul 30
So our ambassador ’s journey unfortunately comes to an end. But what an amazing journey it has been! We are so proud of all you have achieved on the show, you really have proved be unstoppable in the kitchen. 👏
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Leonard Cheshire Jul 30
Best of luck to our ambassador in the second part of the semi-finals now. We have everything crossed that you can make it all the way! 🤞
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Department of Health and Social Care Jul 29
For many people wearing a face covering is possible. However, there will be some who are exempt from wearing one. You should not challenge anyone for not wearing a face covering. See guidance 👇🏼
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Leonard Cheshire Jul 30
Thank you to for sharing stories from their community on how they successfully achieved independence for our campaign.
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Leonard Cheshire Jul 29
Tonight sees the start of the semi-finals which feature our fantastic ambassador . We are so proud of what you have achieved so far and will be cheering you all the way from our sofas!
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