Without the right support from the start, many of these children will face an extremely challenging future.
Donate to Mencap today to help people with a learning disability shine. is a new project with a simple aim: to get children enthused about art and more accepting of "difference" – and in particular, learning disability – inside and outside of the classroom.
Congratulations Carroll Gardens School for Innovation – M. 442 Winner of NCLD’s 2017 Rozelle Founders Award On Monday, May 22, 2017, M. 442, the Carroll Gardens School for Innovation in Brooklyn, New York was honored with the prestigious Rozelle Founders Award.
The award, named for NCLD’s founders, is presented to an outstanding public school that has demonstrated a commitment …
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It aims to support and encourage people to form close friendships and relationships, through social events and its exclusive members only matching service.
Sadly, we live in a culture in which pressure to be ‘perfect’ is rife, which can make it all too easy to believe that disability equals sexual exclusion.
There were hundreds and Jess quickly lost interest as the process was time consuming with little reward.
It became apparent that many of the leading dating websites share the same purchased database which means that although the volume of profiles are large, the choice of genuine people on there is small.
It can be all too easy to use your disability as a comfort-blanket by telling yourself you can’t chat someone up because you’re in a wheelchair – it may actually be because you, like many people, feel shy and need some tips on how to boost your pulling confidence. If you’ve been rejected before, it may make you afraid of making sexual approaches again for fear of facing more rejection.
Tom Coogan, who has a curved spine, says: “I have lots of great female friends, but I’m very aware that to many of them I’m almost like a gay male friend and completely off the sexual radar.
If you're a primary school teacher looking for an exciting way for children to make art, Get Arty! Find out more It’s natural to worry what will happen to your loved ones when you are no longer around.