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Dirt Busters

I was first introduced to Muzamil, who is 24 and has a learning disability, by Real Employment. They contacted me to see if I could help Muzamil explore his passion for cars and make the most of his desire to …

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Game on!

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

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Helping Hands

Helping Hands is a lovely social activity group lead by Julie who has a mild learning disability. Julie 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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People Powered Health

It was a privilege to be a member of the plenary panel at the NESTA event The Future of People Powered Health 2017, where I joined Geoff Mulgan (CEO of UnLtd), Kieran Boyle (CEO of the St Thomas and Guys …

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