“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.
Making travel plans possible using the Extra Special Fund
Thanks to the Extra Special Fund, Richard from Bath recently headed to London for a two day sightseeing trip.
Directing support through video – Dave’s story
Support worker Dave has come up with a creative and innovative way for people to be involved in planning and reviewing their support.
Improving transport for people with learning disabilities – John
John, who is supported by Hft, has been working hard to improve the accessibility of public transport for people with learning disabilities.
“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.
Little devices that help in a big way – Glenn
Canary Care and the Mindme Location Device has enabled Glenn to retain both his confidence and independence – and Hft staff are confident that he’s safe when they’re not around…
Personalised technology – Anna
Anna's new kit helps her relax and enjoy her holidays, without having to worry about being away from the technology and support she’s used to at home.
Person-centred support – David
David, who has Prader Willi Syndrome, needs support in managing his diet and nutrition.