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Couple to build their disabled son a house - one metre away - so he has a place to call his own - TV3.ie

4/4/2018 11:40:43 AM

TV3.ieCouple to build their disabled son a house - one metre away - so he has a place to call his ownTV3.ieJamie Thomas, 18, of Slaithwate in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, was born with CHARGE syndrome – a rare and complex condition caused by a genetic mutation which has left him unable to hear, speak, taste or smell. Now his mum, Carol, 58, says she and her ...and more »

Disability is not a dirty word: Moving away from 'special needs' - The Spinoff

3/26/2018 1:32:16 AM

The SpinoffDisability is not a dirty word: Moving away from 'special needs'The SpinoffIt seems to suit the little people in our lives who are different from their peers, but also so special. Because they are special, right? Special feels like the perfect word. I know it did for me. My daughter was definitely special. She was deaf blind ...

Lessons for Malawi political parties from ANC: 'Give us a signal mama' - Nyasa Times

4/17/2018 6:18:17 AM

Nyasa TimesLessons for Malawi political parties from ANC: 'Give us a signal mama'Nyasa TimesAlthough Malawian political parties talk about democracy they do really practice it within their parties. They can learn one or two things from the African National Congress (ANC) of South Africa. ANC has no founder syndrome or “I am in charge syndrome ...and more »

Nixa Preschooler Learning Through Touch - OzarksFirst.com

3/29/2018 5:17:38 AM

OzarksFirst.comNixa Preschooler Learning Through TouchOzarksFirst.comNIXA, Mo. -- Transitioning kids from preschool to elementary can be worrisome enough for parents. Now imagine if your child has special needs. The Nixa Early Childhood Center is making sure that process is a little easier for one of its students ...

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National Conference and Family Weekend Announced

National Conference and Family Weekend Announced

Posted on Sunday 18 March 2018

The national conference is a different type of event to the regional family days (which are great!) in that it provides an opportunity for families to attend talks, workshops, and have 1-1 consultatio…

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Posted on Tuesday 9 January 2018

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year

Posted on Thursday 4 January 2018

A Christmas message from the Team

The Ultimate Guide to Adapting Your Home If You have Visual Impairment

The Ultimate Guide to Adapting Your Home If You have Visual Impairment

Posted on Thursday 9 November 2017

The Ultimate Guide to Adapting Your Home If You have Visual Impairment