Monthly Archives: June 2011

The Art House, Wakefield: message for visual artists

Yesterday Rebecca Mallett from the Disability Research Forum and I (Nick Hodge) visited The Art House in Wakefield. We were impressed with their inclusive ethos, their mission to achieve equality for artists and the facilities provided there. The Art House … Continue reading

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Message from Wendy Prevezer of Speech, Sign and Song

Thank you to everyone who voted for Speech, Sign and Song in the National Lottery Awards. We didn’t make it to the final round but the group had lots of good publicity as a result of reaching the semi-final. We … Continue reading

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Help to get funding for Speech, Sign and Song

Message from Wendy Prevezer of Speech, Sign and Song I’m writing to ask you to vote for Speech, Sign and Song in the National Lottery Awards. Speech, Sign and Song is a weekly music group run by Wendy Prevezer and … Continue reading

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NAS petition to call for independent inspections of care facilities

In response to BBC One’s Panorama investigation into the abuse of vulnerable adults in care, broadcast at 9pm on Tuesday 31 May, The National Autistic Society (NAS) is calling on the Government to recognise the failings in the current system … Continue reading

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Staff sacked from care home for abuse

After the panorama programme police are now investigating the terrible abuse at Winterbourne View, a residential facility for people with learning difficulties and those with autism. The home is operated by the company Castlebeck. Let this be a reminder to … Continue reading

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