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Category Archives: Kirklees ‘Do Your Thing’

Kirklees Do Your Thing project showcased by RiPfA

At Community Catalysts we love and believe in our work – and hope a wider audience does too! So I was pleased, after the workshop we ran at the NCAS conference, to be asked by a representative from Research in Practice …

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Food for Thought

As the Do Your Thing project comes to an end It seems only five minutes since I took on the role as the Coordinator of the Do Your Thing project in Kirklees and now it has now come to a …

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Dirt Busters

I was first introduced to Zaml*, and has a learning disability, by Real Employment. They contacted me to see if I could help Zaml explore his passion for cars and make the most of his desire to gain work experience, his …

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Game on!

I was first introduced to Ben*, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, by Sharron from Volunteering Kirklees who was helping him to secure some voluntary work. Ben has a PhD in Mathematics, but has found it difficult to find employment. So the voluntary …

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Helping Hands

Helping Hands is a lovely social activity group lead by Jane* who has a mild learning disability. Jane has been supported by Mark Finch the local coordinator of the Community Catalysts’ Do Your Thing project in partnership with Kirklees Council and …

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