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Autism is part of who I am

Created On: 01/01/2021
Starting school, securing your first job, and accepting who you are present a challenge for most people. Here, Aoife Casson shares her personal journey from struggling to receive a diagnosis, to learning how to accept that her autism is part of her unique identity. Early life Growing…

Sensory Cuts from The Beardy Barber Company

Created On: 02/11/2020
Sunday 11am to 4pm, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 10am to 7pm Tuesday and Friday 10am to 6pm Saturday 9am to 6pm
Sensory Cuts is a subsidiary of The Beardy Barber Company. We offer haircuts for adults and children with Autism and sensory processing difficulties, as well as children with haircut anxiety. These will take place in our dedicated sensory room which be equipped with sensory toys, TV and games console.   Carl, who carries out all…
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Independent travel training

Created On: 03/07/2020
Independent travel training is teaching the basic skills needed to support your child/young person to start travelling within their local community with confidence and independence. It does not mean that the child/young person is suddenly left unaccompanied and placed at risk. There should be a…

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Created On: 01/12/2019
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a benefit that has replaced Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for adults aged 16-64. DLA will continue as a separate benefit for children aged under 16 years. Our helpline adviser Lesley explains what happens when a child on Disability…

Bank Accounts and Managing Money

Created On: 01/12/2019
A number of families and young adults would like support to manage their money. This includes issues with opening bank accounts and what options are available to support someone who has difficulties understanding money and finances. As a parent or carer, it is a good…

Changing Places Toilets Scheme

Created On: 02/08/2019
The Changing Places Consortium launched its campaign in 2006 on behalf of the over 1/4 of a million people who cannot use standard accessible toilets. This includes people with profound and multiple learning disabilities, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis, cerebral palsy, as well as older…
Hoist Baby Toilet

Bedford Independent Living Team

Created On: 30/06/2019
Main purpose The Bedford Independent Living Team offers community based support to people within the local area. Support can include any or a combination of support around areas of: finance budgeting shopping domestic chores health and care appointments The team offer training which can include…
16Huddleston WayBedfordMK41 9RW