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Learning Disability

Disability charity takes Disneyland to court

A disability charity is taking Disneyland to court, accusing it of ‘intolerable acts against people with learning difficulties.’ The National Union of Charities for Parents with Disabled Children (UNAPEI), has lodged a legal complaint, accusing Disneyland of ‘institutional discrimination’. The French organisaton accused Disneyland Paris of using controversial practices, equivalent to racial profiling, to identify visitors with learning difficulties. The ... Read More »

Star Performance from Jai

Britain’s Got Talent star Jai McDowall wowed the crowds with an amazing performance at Hansel’s Games on the Green last week. The local singer’s set was one of the undoubted highlights of a fun-filled day and evening at the charity’s Broadmeadows headquarters to celebrate Hansel and Learning Disability Week. Rough Cut headlined the event which also included gigs from Scott ... Read More »

Gardening open day supports disabled people to find work

Shaw Trust Enterprises – Hampshire, a unique county-wide gardening service based in Basingstoke and Portsmouth, hosted a gardening open day on Saturday 7 June at its Basingstoke site. The open day was held from 10am to 1pm, offering people from Basingstoke and beyond the chance to purchase seasonal plants, herbs, and vegetables. Read More »


Hft, a national charity supporting people with learning disabilities, has been awarded the Investors in People Gold Standard in recognition of its outstanding people management and commitment to developing staff.  The organisation is among just seven per cent of organisations across the UK to hold the highly sought after gold status.  Read More »