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Grow Your Future at ActivGardens – for people aged 16+

If you are looking for a new direction come and take part in our programme to develop practical skills and build confidence on your way to further learning, training or employment! In this free 12-week course, you will learn about gardening, horticulture and nature conservation in our safe, welcoming and inspiring community gardens. Grow Your Future is for anyone aged 16+ who are unemployed or economically inactive, and not engaging in education or training.

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Prince’s Trust 6 Week Online Programme

The programme is designed for young people to improve their confidence, learn new skills and develop resilience. This programme will run over 6 weeks, starting the week commencing the 25th of July and is aimed at 16-25 year olds. The programme is designed for young people to improve their confidence, learn new skills and develop resilience. As the programme goes on, the aim is for the young people to feel more confident to get out of the house and eventually…

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Remap

Sharing information from the charity, remap. Remap is a charity that helps disabled people of all ages to live more independent lives. Our network of skilled volunteers design and custom-make equipment free of charge. We help to improve quality of life and increase independence for disabled people of all ages, providing solutions to everyday problems when there is nothing commercially available. We design and custom-make equipment for each individual because everyone’s needs are different. Our network of skilled volunteers respond to thousands of…

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Out Loud Music Courses starting in May 2022

Out Loud Music offers friendly and accessible courses in music and media, supporting you to realise your goals and play a part in making the music and media industry a more inclusive place! These courses are free to adults 19+ with additional needs and/or mental health conditions. Out Loud Music is based at South Street Studios, Ipswich with an accessible radio studio, mac media suite, music rehearsal room and The Smokehouse music venue. If you would like to make music, DJ…

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Let’s Get Creative – upcoming workshops

Let’s Get Creative is an online directory for free or low-cost creative activities & events happening in Suffolk. Below are just some of the events and activities you can get involved in over the next few weeks. Visit https://getcreative.suffolklibraries.co.uk/ for the full list of activities. Henry Driver: Unseen & Unceasing Join The Art Station to launch ‘Unseen & Unceasing’ – a new digital artwork from Suffolk-based artist Henry Driver. ‘Unseen and Unceasing’ is an awe-inspiring digital immersive experience, inviting the…

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Young Person’s Network

Want to know more about the Young Person’s Network and how to get involved? Watch the video below! Video not displaying? Click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3c_8xmKR0Eo&list=PLhhTU9a-r64h9329NwCpJ_qzx2cV05ASG&index=3&ab_channel=TheSourceforyoungpeopleinSuffolk

the suffolk parent carer forum logo and the caption 'working towards a brighter future for suffolk's children and young people'

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Suffolk Parent Carer Forum: virtual launch event

Suffolk Parent Carer Forum would like to invite you to join them at their virtual launch event on Tues 1st February 2022, 10am-1pm. This is a chance to hear from the Management Committee and other key speakers. An agenda for the event will be shared soon, along with a link to join. We will share these on this website when we have them. For more information call 01473 760933 or email info@suffolkpcf.co.uk

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Out Loud Music: 2022 course information

A message from Out Loud Music CIC: For adults 19+ with additional needs and/or mental health issues living in Suffolk we offer free courses. Please see the link here for the 2022 dates. iSound The iSound learners get to explore creative media to produce professional podcasts, music beds, jingles & smart phone videos. Communication skills and confidence grow as interviewing, presentation and media techniques are developed in a range of activities. The podcasts produced can be shared online for the public. Please find attached…

posters of the upcoming out loud music sessions

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Out Loud Music: 2022 course information update

A message from Out Loud Music CIC: For adults 19+ with additional needs and/or mental health issues living in Suffolk we offer free courses. Please see the link here for the 2022 dates. iSound The iSound learners get to explore creative media to produce professional podcasts, music beds, jingles & smart phone videos. Communication skills and confidence grow as interviewing, presentation and media techniques are developed in a range of activities. The podcasts produced can be shared online for the public. Please find attached…

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iSounds: music and podcast production at South Street Studios

iSounds: music and podcast production at South Street Studios in Ipswich. iSounds is a 10 week course starting Tuesday 18th January 2022 and finishing Tuesday 29th March 2022. You can sign up for the morning session 10am-12.30pm or the afternoon session 1.30pm-4pm. The course will cover beat making, songwriting, the basics of radio production and radio presenting. Listen to iSounds radio show examples by clicking this link: https://www.outloudmusic.org/ilearn For more information and to register please click this link: https://www.outloudmusic.org/ilearn “If…

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Autism Peer Support

Have a say in the future of Peer Support for Autistic people Health Education England (HEE) are exploring what capabilities are required for people that become peer support workers for autistic people. These capabilities will cover the skills, knowledge and values that Peer Support workers must have to do the job. Autism Peer Support is where autistic people use the lessons learned from their own experiences to support other autistic people. As well as their own experience they also need…

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Ballet dancer Joe Powell-Main

“Coming back to [dance] with a disability, a lot of people… see me probably as the wrong type of dancer doing ballet.” Read the full story on the BBC news website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-wales-59494259 Despite being Wales’ first professional ballet dancer with a disability, Joe Powell-Main has faced some judgements. The 23-year-old has returned to dance from injury and uses his wheelchair and crutches to perform. He said it should be easier for others like him to enter the profession in future.…

a young woman with down syndrome at a yoga studio

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5 Stories that celebrate people with Down syndrome

October is Down Syndrome Month and a perfect time to recognize how much those with developmental challenges enrich the world. Words from aleteia.org In a bid to help raise awareness, feel free to share their incredible stories with your friends and family! Demonstrating faith This 28-year-old put her heart and soul into copying out the Bible. Her efforts took a level of dedication that very few of us can attest to having. Woman with Down syndrome copied out the entire…

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Jump Back Up July

This month’s calendar from Action for Happiness is all about resilience and understanding how we can build skills that will help us to bounce back.   “We can’t always predict or control what life throws at us, but we can build a range of skills and nurture our resources to help us respond flexibly, effectively deal with challenges, recover more quickly and even learn and grow as a result. We’d love you to share our calendar below with it’s suggestions for…

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ISOUNDS ONLINE

iLearn have online courses starting next week. This course is for anyone is who interested in learning about radio and making a radio show. The next iSounds course is starting next week (Tuesday 26th January) for 10 weeks, either morning 10am-12pm or afternoon 12.30pm-2.30pm. “We had a very successful online course last term on Zoom, and we are keen to get some new people on the course! In another lockdown, it’s a great way for people to stay connected and…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership self-care calendar: day 15

Day 15: Start to learn a new language on your phone Learning with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up. Exercises are tailored to help you learn and review vocabulary effectively. https://www.duolingo.com/

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Green Light Trust Air

Green Light Trust are running a free nature inspired online wellbeing course, starting Tuesday 24th November. The course will run one day a week, for 5 weeks, from 10am – 3pm. The course is suitable for participants with mental health difficulties, those in recovery from alcohol and substance misuse, the long term unemployed and for those participant who may have difficulties with mobility, agoraphobia or who are currently self-isolating due to COVID. The course is designed to; Reduce isolation and anxiety …

Green Light Trust Air

Green Light Trust are running a free nature inspired online wellbeing course, starting Tuesday 24th November. The course will run one day a week, for 5 weeks, from 10am – 3pm. The course is suitable for participants with mental health difficulties, those in recovery from alcohol and substance misuse, the long term unemployed and for those participant who may have difficulties with mobility, agoraphobia or who are currently self-isolating due to COVID. The course is designed to; Reduce isolation and anxiety …

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Out Loud Music: Free Online courses in Media/Music for adults 19+

Out Loud Music facilitate courses in music, radio and DJing. There are new courses starting this week. These will be online learning via weekly Zoom calls with tutors.  These are free courses for adults 19+ with additional needs and/or mental health issues.  Here is some more information on the courses: iSounds Online: starts Tuesday 29th September for 10 weeks iSounds 1 MORNING: 10am – 11.30am iSounds 2 AFTERNOON 12.30pm – 2pm The course will cover beat making, song writing, the basics…

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