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Research – children and young people

See also research – social care and research – social care (continued) See also research – health and research – health (continued)     Building a Children’s Community for the West End of Newcastle (2015 – ongoing) A children’s community brings together a range of existing services in a specific geographical area to work in a co-ordinated way to tackle childhood advantage across all contexts in which children live and learn. There is evidence that […]

The ‘What matters to me’ app

What matters to me is an application that allows you to easily describe your special needs as well as the things you want other people to take into account. It means to increase accessibility and equality in various everyday situations and encounters – great for wheelchair users, people who have intellectual disabilities or autism or brain injury and more. Take a look at their website for more: http://whatmattersme.com/  

Made By Brad

Brad is 25 years old, and has autism. He can’t speak or read, but he has a knack for building things. He can understand any diagram or blueprint, no matter how complicated. For Brad, putting together ikea furniture is as easy as putting together a lego set. Brad’s dad, Mark, started this business so that Brad could do what he’s best at, feel a sense of accomplishment, and be an active part of the community. Brad’s business is […]