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We are a leading national charity offering specialist community-based and residential support for adults with acquired brain injury, complex physical or learning disabilities and for people with autism, including those in education. We are taking the risks of coronavirus very seriously, and are doing everything that we can to keep the people we care for safe. We are still taking referrals for people who need us.

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Topical Stories

Our CEO, Irene Sobowale alongside Chris Bryant MP delivers letter to Downing Street

The Disabilities Trust’s CEO, Irene Sobowale, is accompanying MPs and other Acquired Brain Injury charities in a visit to Downing Street to deliver a letter urging the Prime Minister to back Chris Bryant MP’s Acquired Brain Injury Private Members’ Bill.
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The Disabilities Trust's CEO, Irene Sobowale, backs the Acquired Brain Injury Bill

The Disabilities Trust’s CEO, Irene Sobowale is proud to support the Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Bill, proposed by Chris Bryant MP which would require Government to consult on, publish and review an ABI strategy to meet the needs of all those with an ABI in the UK.
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News

The Trust's Invisible Me film wins gold at Cannes Corporate Media and TV Awards

The Disabilities Trust’s Invisible Me film has won not one, but two Gold Dolphin Trophies at the Cannes Corporate Media and TV Awards.
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Our Director of Brain Injury Operations, Keeley, shares why she backs the Acquired Brain Injury Bill

As The Disabilities Trust continues to back Chris Bryant MP’s Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Private Members’ Bill, our Director of Brain Injury Operations, Keeley Mitchell, has shared why she backs the Bill.
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My work as an Occupational Therapist at the Trust, by Paul Richardson

At the Trust, the rehabilitation services that we provide aim to help people live as independently as possible, develop their lives as they choose and participate in the wider community.
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What are the survivor and family experiences after a brain injury?

After a brain injury, a person is likely to experience a variety of changes in many different areas of their life. These changes may not just affect the person with brain injury, but also the people closest to them.
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