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Category Archives: Learning Disability Week

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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Community Catalysts helping to unlock the assets of people with a learning disability or autism

Community Catalysts support people to explore their passions and think how they might put these to good use – for themselves, for others and for their community. We enable people to forge links with others with the same interests or …

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