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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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Learning Disability Awareness training with MP Rupa Huq Nov 24

Helen Cairns, Treat Me Right! Manager and John Keaveny, Treat Me Right! Learning Disability Awareness Trainer Coordinator delivered training to Dr Rupa Huq MP when she visited Certitude to gain a better understanding of the issues people with learning disabilities are facing. Here, John shares his experience… Rupa Huq is my local MP and I first met her when she came […]

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Difficult families? Nov 08

Sometimes you see something that just makes you fume!  An employment agency has advertised a post working with SEND children and families that requires an ability to work with ‘difficult families.’ We are both parents of disabled children and both work with providers who support people with learning disabilities and autism.  We don’t know any […]

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