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Fifa 13

Hello my name is Joel Ashton I am going to be reviewing the new EA sports game FIFA 13.   Read More »

Laces and more

Easy ties is great for disabled people because it builds confidence.   Read More »

Short Breaks Hounslow Newsletter

Read the Newsletter produced by the Griffin Park learning Zone over the Summer. This was distributed in print earlier in the school year but I have finally managed to upload a digi... Read More »

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Assessment of disabled people's life chances
The Strategy Unit was asked to provide supporting analysis and a strategic assessment of disabled people's life chances - the opportunities available to disabled people, both children and adults, to improve their quality of life. Read More
Autism & Me
DVD Created by a young man with Autism - Rory Hoy - provides an insight into his own personal world and how he relates to the world around him. Read More
Early Years Keyworkers Leaflet
Leaflet detailing all aspects of this important service in Ealing for children with disabilities up to 5 years. Read More
Joey Goes to the Dentist
In this photographic picture book, young Joey, who himself has Asperger Syndrome, provides a straightforward explanation of how he prepares for and subsequently pays a visit to his dentist. His explanation encompasses information about the dentist and his 'helper', the instruments used, sounds and t... Read More
New edition - a guide to carers' rights and benefits
This guide sets what rights carers have and how they can get financial help, practical help and help with combining work and caring. Lots of useful information on finances, protecting your pension etc. Read More
Discretionary Housing Payments
Marrianne Sherlock has supplied the following information on Discretionary Housing Payments. Read More
An NAS Guide to Days Out An NAS Guide to Days Out
The following list has been taken from a National Autistic Society Advice sheet and lists various sites and venues around the country that have been recommended by members. Read More
The Sleeping Sword
A fantasy story about Bun Bendle who becomes blind after a tragic accident and gets caught up with the legend of King Arthur. Read More
Books created by children with special needs at a school in East London
Teacher Paul Blum set out to create books that would engage his pupils sufficiently when he discovered that there was little available for children with special needs that were appropriate for their ages and interests. He came up with some ideas and then the children took over, developing the st... Read More
Cerebra - DLA Guide
A highly recommended guide to the whole process of applying for Disability Living Allowance specifically aimed at parents and carers of children with a brain related condition. Read More