ConnectAbility - a national £250k, three year fundraising appeal for assistive technology for service users


Charity launches free brain injury toolkit for councils

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) has launched the Brain Injury Needs Indicator (BINI) as part of a free package to help social workers identify the support needs of people with brain injury.

Student visit to Houses of Parliament

In September the Heathermount Student Council attended a debating workshop and tour at the Houses of Parliament. The students participated in the workshop which taught the student councillors key debating skills which incorporated body language, assertiveness, and intonation.

Former service user creates road safety video

Ash Cousins, a former service user of BIRT service The Woodmill, has created a new road safety video entitled ‘Road Safety - I have a cunning plan’, to highlight the dangers of not wearing a seatbelt and driving whilst under the influence.

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The Foundation wins coveted disability award

We are delighted to have won the 'Disability' category of this year's prestigious Charity Awards, for the work of the Foundation in supporting prisoners and homeless people who have sustained a brain injury.

Our #ConnectAbility appeal reaches £100,000 milestone

Thanks to your kind donations our #ConnectAbility appeal for life-changing 'assistive technology' has already reached £100,000! We are now almost half way in our aim to raise £250,000 over three years.

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