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The benefits of sensory integration

13 October 2017

The benefits of sensory integration groups on the participation of children and young people with learning disabilities

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Highlights from the UK’s leading brain injury conference #BIRT2017

05 October 2017

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust was delighted to host the #BIRT Conference 2017 in September 2017. Over 260 delegates from the world of brain injury rehabilitation were inspired by sector-leading knowledge at the two day event.

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Mammoth Kilimanjaro success

03 October 2017

Huge congratulations to Angela Ord who recently climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, raising over £5,000 for our Daniel Yorath House centre in Leeds.

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New ConnectAbility Hub opening soon

26 September 2017

We are delighted to be opening our new ConnectAbility Hub in October, at Shinewater Court in Eastbourne, Sussex. This exciting new resource will be free for disabled people to visit and trial the latest in assistive and communications technology.

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Heartfelt letter to Graham Anderson House

15 September 2017

The parents of service user Jennifer have thanked the Glasgow-based team for their help in the rehabilitation of their daughter following a traumatic brain injury.

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Great North Run victory

15 September 2017

Congratulations to all the runners who were raising money for The Disabilities Trust in the Great North Run. Read more to find out how you can raise money for us.

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BIRT wins Grant Award from the Ministry of Justice

11 September 2017

BIRT's Forensic Brain Injury In Reach Service has been awarded over £200,000 to deliver its Brain Injury Linkworker Service to prisons located across England and Wales.

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Policy and Campaigns update September 2017

08 September 2017

A round-up of news and research from across the health and social care sector in July and August, including a look ahead at the Trust's political activities in the autumn.

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The Woodmill, holds ‘Outstanding Summer Celebration’ following top CQC rating

04 September 2017

Staff and service users at the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) centre, The Woodmill, held their Summer Family Fun Day . They were also celebrating because the Woodmill received an ‘outstanding’ rating by care watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Cisco volunteers for Heathermount School

24 August 2017

A team from Cisco Systems Limited recently volunteered to carry out a decorating project at Heathermount, painting the Wing area which will now become an open office for therapists to work in and an art therapy room

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