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Thinking differently – a new approach to Autism support Mar 26

Certitude’s Autism expert, Mark Wallis, says a better understanding of ASC (autistic spectrum condition) has led to a new way to provide supported housing for people with the condition. “Autism is very different from a learning disability and it’s only in recent years that this has been fully understood. With the launch of the National […]

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I won Gold and Silver at the Special Olympics! Mar 21

Everyone deserves the opportunity to be respected, valued and to contribute to their community, and people with Down syndrome are no different. To celebrate World Down Syndrome Day, David Morris speaks passionately about his new role as a Certitude Treat Me Right! Awareness Trainer. As someone with first-hand experience of diabetes, part of his new […]

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Safer Internet Day 2018 Feb 06

Whilst it might feel like forever, the Internet is really only 35 years old this year. There was something before, but technically, it wasn’t really the Internet. It was very different to today – in fact, the ability to create web pages only came about in 1989 when a gentleman called (Sir) Tim Berners-Lee created […]

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‘Hey Google!’ What technology can do for you… Dec 18

Yvette lives in Hounslow and recently treated herself to a new gadget for her birthday – Google Home. Here, Yvette and  Jo, who is a member of Yvette’s support team, tell us about the difference Google Home has made and how it has given her greater independence at home… “Yvette has seen the Amazon Echo […]

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Thrill Seekers! Dec 08

Following on from Ride London and the Quiz Night held earlier this year, the next stop for Thackray Williams was jumping 12,000 feet out of a plane! Here, the team from Thackray Williams tells us about their experience… “Four of the bravest Thackray Williams staff members signed up for the challenge of jumping 12,000ft out […]

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