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The impact of brain injury and domestic abuse: A further analysis

18 November 2019

On 19th November, The Disabilities Trust are hosting an expert roundtable, following our recent findings of the link between traumatic brain injury (TBI), domestic abuse and female offending, with the aim of ensuring all women with TBI are better supported.

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Successful Brain Injury Screening in Parliament

26 June 2019

On 25 June 2019, Members of Parliament were invited to a brain injury screening session in Parliament, hosted by Chris Bryant MP to raise awareness of The Disabilities Trust’s work on brain injury in the Criminal Justice System.

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MPs invited to screen for brain injury at Parliament

20 June 2019

The Disabilities Trust Foundation has invited MPs to attend a brain injury screening in parliament to raise awareness of brain injury, and gain insight into the screening process used in prisons as part of our pilot project.

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The Disabilities Trust launch 'Making the Link' report

06 February 2019

The Disabilities Trust launch the results of report, Making the Link: Female Offending and Brain Injury, the first study of its kind into brain injury in female offenders.

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Book your place now for professional seminar

22 August 2018

We are hosting a free seminar, Innovations in Assistive Technology for People with Disabilities, for professionals on Thursday 20th September in West Sussex.

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Book now for our free seminar on assistive communications technology

16 July 2018

Book now to secure your place on our free Expert Seminar for professionals on 20th September sharing practices and research on assistive technology.

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Try out assistive communications technology for free at our #ConnectAbility Hub

12 July 2018

Our hub is open to all members of the public with a disability and Professionals on a referral basis. Book your session and read about our upcoming seminar.

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Pioneering Linkworker service launched at women’s prison HMP Drake Hall

09 February 2017

Female offenders with a brain injury at HMP Drake Hall near Stafford are receiving support from a specialist Linkworker from the Disabilities Trust Foundation.

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Foundation present at UKABIF forum

16 January 2017

The Disabilities Trust Foundation division was invited to present at an event organised by the UK Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) held in Newbold Revel on Tuesday 15th November.

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Traumatic brain injury costs £15 billion a year in the UK

12 July 2016

Research published today by the Centre for Mental Health states traumatic brain injury costs a total of £15 billion nationally every year and puts young people at a higher risk of poor mental health and offending.

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