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Why I’m proud to celebrate 40 years of supporting people to live their best lives

30 June 2020

In our 40th year, Irene Sobowale, Chief Executive of The Disabilities Trust, says the work of Trust is more needed than ever - ‘In the “new normal” we must ensure that vulnerable people receive the care and support they need and feel enabled to live the lives they choose. With our remarkable legacy, we must hold onto our values and all that is special about the Trust, so that we can continue for another 40 years!’.

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The Trust launches its new discussion paper on Brain Injury & Domestic Abuse

12 June 2020

The Disabilities Trust is today publishing a discussion paper to shine a light on the hidden impact of brain injury for survivors of domestic abuse.

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"Don't be so hard on yourself!": the importance of self-compassion in brain injury rehabilitation

11 June 2020

It is not uncommon to have feelings of shame when experiencing a negative event. Oddly enough, research has shown that at a time when we might need kindness most, we also tend to treat ourselves less kindly than we would another in the same situation.

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The Disabilities Trust’s Article on Brain Injury and Domestic Abuse published by Women’s Aid

05 May 2020

The Disabilities Trust's article on understanding the link between brain injury and domestic abuse was recently published by Women's Aid, in their quarterly magazine.

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Dr Sara da Silva Ramos presents at a International Domestic Abuse and Brain Injury Task Force

29 April 2020

The Disabilities Trust's Research Fellow, Dr Sara da Silva Ramos, presented our work on domestic abuse and the under-recognised risk of experiencing Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) at Pink Concussion’s Partner-Inflicted Brain Injury Task Force.

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Dr Ivan Pitman discusses our new ABI In-Cell Packs on the Radio

21 April 2020

Last week, the Disabilities Trust’s Consultant Clinical Neuropsychologist, Dr Ivan Pitman, undertook a series of radio interviews to discuss The Trust’s recently published in-cell self-help tools for prisoners with acquired brain injury (ABI). We wanted to offer people a second chance to tune in to this important issue.

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Back to school - Heathermount

20 April 2020

Back to school week after the Easter break has been slightly different this year - including for our Heathermount School, which welcomes pupils living with autism.

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Two services awarded 'Outstanding' by CQC

17 April 2020

Two services awarded 'Outstanding' by CQC

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The Disabilities Trust creates self-help tools for prisoners with brain injury

14 April 2020

The Disabilities Trust has created in-cell self-help tools for prisoners with acquired brain injury (ABI) - in response to concerns that they are at increased risk of mental health issues during the prolonged isolation in prisons.

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The Disabilities Trust Calls for support for Social Care

02 April 2020

We ask MPs to join our campaign in providing more support for social care.

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