“I’m proud to work on Radio 119, it’s my favourite thing.” – People with learning disabilities take to the airwaves
For Hammad and Alan, a radio station led by people with learning disabilities has helped them to build new skills and find their voice.
Cheering her way to the top – Andrea’s story
For Andrea, being part of our Bradford-based cheerleading troupe meant opening up a whole new world of experiences.
Helping Lorraine enjoy the holiday of a lifetime
Travelling abroad can be a daunting experience for anyone. Through person-centred support, Lorraine’s confidence and independence has flourished. So much that she has been able to go on her dream holiday!
“When I’m in the ring I feel like I can do everything” – Shaun
Finding the right hobby for you can be life-changing – as Shaun found out when he took up boxing with the help of his support worker.
‘Discovering your passion’ – Lewis
Lewis discovered his passion for ballet three years ago. Since then, Lewis has regularly attended classes and built his skills to perform in over ten shows across the country! Staff who support Lewis at the Learning Zone were able to see the progress he has made in ballet, as they got the chance to see him dance in a show.
Life is for dancing
When Natasha first met support worker Margaret in early 2017, the one activity she wanted to do above anything else was dancing.
Taking the plunge – David
David’s wife and friends are keen swimmers, but David’s fear of water meant that he’d never had the confidence to learn to swim.