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Achieve Project: Supporting Young People with Learning Disabilities – Transitions UK

Created On: 01/06/2019
4pm to 8pm Wednesday evenings
Who we are? Transitions UK is a charity supporting young people through person centred planning towards a happier, more inclusive and more productive adult life.  What we do? The Achieve Project offers a two-year programme of volunteer-based activities, skills development, mentoring and befriending to encourage…
140Dudley StreetBedfordMK40 3SX
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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…

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…

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

Can I learn to drive if I have a disability?

Created On: 01/01/2021
Having a disability doesn’t necessarily mean that you can’t drive – there are various modifications that can be designed to help make your driving, or travelling experience as comfortable as possible, depending on your needs. If you are disabled and want to learn how to…

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

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…

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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