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Programme for Preston Learning Disability Week 2015

Posted by Mark Buckley on Wed 10/06/15. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

PLDW 2015 now has a Facebook site.

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Preston learning disability awareness week 2015



Click the link below to see this year's poster and programme of events...and see you  on

  • Preston Flagmarket

  • Monday June 15th

  • 10.00am


Learning Disability Week 2015 Programme


Learning Disabilities Week 2015

Posted by Mark Buckley on Mon 08/06/15. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

Join Preston Learning Disabilities Forum and members to launch Learning Disability Week 2015 -

on: Monday 15th June 2015

where: Preston Flagmarket

time: 10.00-2pm

  • Mayor Margaret McManus and other Preston Councillors will open the event
  • Stalls confirmed include - Integrate, Spire, DENW/ICANN, Caritas, REACT, Trampolining, Dancesyndrome, NCompass Carers, Police diversity, Assistive Technology.

Other events and activities will be happening all week at other venues.  Details to be published here soon.


Chorley & South Ribble REACH 2015

Posted by Mark Buckley on Wed 03/06/15. Listed in Disability Equality NW news

Chorley and South Ribble Disability Forum - REACH

REACH is Chorley and South Ribble’s annual disability awareness event. Do come and see what we’re doing and support us. 

 

We have 5 events this year:

 

Joining us at Penwortham Gala 13 June 2015

We will be joining in the procession and having a pitch at Penwortham Gala, including the Disability Equality (NW) stand. Pop in to say hello, or wave to us in the procession.

 

A marquee and pitch at Leyland Festival, Worden Park on 20 June 2015

Part of the Leyland festival, this event is going to have information stands, including the Disability Equality (NW) stand.  

 

Chorley Marketplace on 7 August 2015 - from 11.00-3.00pm

We have about 30 stands giving out free information and advice on all things disability-related, along with some fun and games. 

 

Civic centre, Leyland on 11 September 2015 “More Unseen Disabilities” conference 9.30 – 3.30pm

We have some free Awareness training available on this day, choose from:

  • Disability Hate Crime

  • Arthritis

  • Acquired Communication Disorders

  • Physical disabilities

     

    Town Hall, Chorley on 9th  October 2015 “Unseen Disabilities” conference 9.30 – 3.30pm

    We have some free Awareness training available on this day, choose from:

  • Autism and ADHD
  • Deafness, Blindness and Deafblindness
  • Alzheimers and Dementia
  • Disability Hate Crime

 

If you are interested in booking a place on one of these training sessions please use our contact page and put "REACH event" in the subject line. Or contact Suzie Jones at DENW on 01772 558863 on suzie@disability-equality.org.uk.



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