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Catherine and Amanda knit their way to Easter

04 April 2018

Catherine Portman and Amanda Haynes from The Disabilities Trust knitted themed ‘hats’ for Cadbury Creme Eggs this Easter to fundraise for our ConnectAbility appeal, raising over £300!

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March round up for Graham Anderson House

30 March 2018

A round up from the service users at Graham Anderson House. From an Easter themed coffee morning with home-made crafts to an anti-bullying awareness day which proved very successful.

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Redford Court celebrates 20th anniversary

29 March 2018

This week BIRT's Redford Court is celebrating 20 years of service. Celebrations have included an afternoon tea with service users, family and friends.

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Sam puts pen to paper

28 March 2018

Sam, a service user at Graham Anderson House, has started writing poetry and recently performed to audiences at a pub in Glasgow.

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The Huw Thatcher Trust publishes latest report

27 March 2018

The Huw Thatcher Trust has just published the 2016 / 17 report. Since 2011 it has raised over £114,000 for the Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust which has helped purchase IT, physio and therapy equipment.

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Ferenc’s passion for glass-blowing

22 March 2018

As part of World Autism Awareness Week 26 March – 2 April, The Disabilities Trust wants to celebrate Ferenc’s considerable artistic talents. Ferenc is a service user at The Maples in Reading.

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Taking steps towards an autism-friendly workplace

20 March 2018

A team of people at EDF Energy in Crawley attended a presentation by Danielle Prendergast of The Disabilities Trust, about the types of adaptations they can make in their workplace to enable an employee with autism to work in an office successfully.

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Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust Outcome Report 2017

14 March 2018

The Brain Injury Rehabilitation Trust (BIRT) is proud to be one of the very few specialist brain injury providers which publishes its outcomes and we have now released our latest Outcome Report 2017.

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Latest news from annual networking event

14 March 2018

Dr Brian O’Neill, consultant from Graham Anderson House in Glasgow, gave a keynote speech at the at the British Psychological Society’s Division of Neuropsychology’s Annual Networking Event.

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The Disabilities Trust leads the way on gender pay

07 March 2018

Initial analysis for the year to the end of April 2017 reveals that The Disabilities Trust had a small negative gender pay gap. This means that, against the national trend for all employers and for the third sector, women earned slightly more than men.

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