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Harry Clarkson

I have worked for a local authority – learning disability team in Yorkshire for the last 5 years. I started with the team whilst completing my Master in Research in Social Sciences – Planning and Policy.

I worked in a number of roles within the team but my work has primarily focused on accommodation, activities and transport for adults with a learning disability. As part of this role I have also completed an accredited Travel Trainer/Assessment course.

Outside of work I have volunteered at several learning disability football events, mainly associated to the Ability Counts League.

In all aspects of my work there has been a focus on enabling people to increase their independence and skills by having greater choice and opportunities and by accessing their local community.

These are objectives that I will apply to the project in Rotherham which aims to develop, support and provide new community based options and increased choice for people with a learning disability. I am very excited to have joined Community Catalysts and I hope to contribute to the brilliant work they are already doing.