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    Our June meeting. Which is All about Strokes *****************

    Hi, We are now in flaming June ! Or should be. Why don’t you come and join us at our next meeting on Tuesday the 28th. We are to have a speaker from the Stroke association who is to talk to us about how to recognise a Stroke and how to deal with it amongst [...]

    Light Humour for the Week

    Hi there. Just to show you that it doesnt matter how small you are.You dont have to be intiminated by size Ha ha !

    The extraordinary scene was captured by photography student Casey Gutteridge At the Santago Rare Leopard Project in Hertfordshire. The 19-year-old, from Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, who was photographing the leopard for [...]

    The Future Mobility Show

    Dear Visitor


    Just under four weeks to go until we open the doors of the 2012 Mobility Roadshow! For almost 30 years the Roadshow has presented a showcase of all that’s new in the mobility market to visitors from all over the UK and abroad – it’s the [...]

    Our Chairperson received an email today and wanted it be read by you all.


    Dear Colleague

    As you’re probably aware, the Responsible Reform (Spartacus) Report, published in January, analysed the responses of more than 500 organisations to the Government’s proposal to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) with a new benefit, Personal Independent Payment (PIP), for claimants of working age. The report also analysed the reasons for much of [...]

    Watch a lively conference on webcast

    She stood up for us magnificently. Annette Crosbie gave a keynote presentation at the recent Centenary Conference of the relaunched Action on Hearing (previously Royal National Institute for the Deaf)

    Annette’s speech can be seen and heard at http://actiononhearingloss.streamuk.com together with the rest of the Conference. There is a wealth of hearing loss topics raised [...]

    Rugby’s New Deaf Club

    Welcomes all, young,old,deaf,hearing,hard of hearing and cochlear implant users. Do you want to make new friends, to learn to sign, or improve your signing skills? Come along every Monday night to: our temporary home c/o Bilton Evangelical Church, Bilton Social Club, The Green, Bilton, Rugby, CV22 7LY 7.30pm till 9.30pm Entrance fee £1.00 Contact rugbybslclub@gmail.com

    Deaf & the Police

    Rugby Disability Forum: Hearing group, are working with Warwickshire Police on issues that concern people with hearing disabilities. This cooperation has been brought about by the recent See Hear programme on BBC.

    Chief Inspector Mike Slemensek is conducting an urgent review of police strategies and procedures when dealing with people with hearing loss. The next, [...]