Autism Awareness Week

30 March 2020

This week marks World Autism Awareness Week, and gives us an opportunity to highlight the ways in which we are adapting our services to ensure that people with autism can still get the best from life.

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27 March 2020

A message from Irene Sobowale our Chief Executive

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Clap For Carers Event

26 March 2020

Tonight at 8pm we will be clapping for carers working on the front line.

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26 March 2020

Residents have been working with staff on a powerful message to their loved ones called #frommywindowtoyours.

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Coronavirus Update

20 March 2020

A message from our Chief Executive on the measures we have taken with coronavirus.

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BMIPB revision leads to the development of innovative tasks: A brief update

01 March 2020

Some readers may be aware a revised version of the BIRT Memory and Information Processing Battery (BMIPB), the BMIPB-II, has been published in early 2020. This revision involved the recruitment of a new and larger sample of volunteers. This is to account for changes in the population and avoid the “Flynn effect”; the increase in scores on intelligence as time goes on.

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The Disabilities Trust continues to lead the way with gender pay gap

18 February 2020

The Disabilities Trust continues to maintain minimal gender pay gap for the year ending April 2019.

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4 reasons why research is everyone’s business

06 January 2020

1. Research can improve understanding of the needs of the people we support. Research can help better understand the difficulties experienced by the people we support. Understanding people’s needs, together with staff’s expertise, creates “…unparalleled opportunities to translate research questions into studies and research findings into clinical action” (p. 82)[1].

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Artlink Hull Exhibition

04 December 2019

Service users from Victoria House participate and showcase their Artwork at the Artlink creative connections: Exhibition.

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Science Museum: Roads to Recovery participation project

29 November 2019

BIRT and the Science Museum collaborated on the Roads to Recovery participation project which is on display at the new Science Museum’s medicine galleries.

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