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Want to hear a joke?

How about ‘an amputee shows up for a fist fight’


The use of Objects of Reference and Tactile Timetables

This month welcomes TA Professional’s first guest blogger, Laura O’Grady.  Laura has a wealth of experience working with Deaf-Blind pupils and I asked her to give an insight into how she uses Objects of Reference to communicate with pupils and develop their language: 490 more words

Interactive Approaches

If I want to be inspired by you, by God I will be inspired

Something has been eating at me since before the holidays.

A woman I admire deeply, essentially says I can’t admire her because I am just making myself feel better. 552 more words


BBC Radio 4 - One to One, John Harris Talks to Penny Andrews about Autism

From BBC Radio  4

‘John Harris, of the Guardian, talks to Penny Andrews, a university researcher, who, after a difficult childhood and adolescence was finally diagnosed as autistic in her early thirties. 189 more words


Helping the disabled

Original post from blog  Beyond Disability

 Just because the world is built for able-bodied people, doesn’t mean the disabled have to live with it. People living without disabilities can take for granted how much the built environment is suited for them. 43 more words


State of Sheffield

State of Sheffield 2014 -Executive Summary

An extract

‘ …………….This report summarises a study of the views and experiences of parents of children and young people (aged 0-25 years) with disabilities and/or additional needs in Sheffield. 95 more words


Subway Platform

You must overcome the pain in your chest
For your dreams to finally become real
That’s easier said then done
I’m still trying to figure out how I even feel… 151 more words