Liverpool based ADHD Foundation celebrates double award success

ADHD Foundation is celebrating double awards success after winning the Community Organisation Award for Disability at the National Diversity Awards and being nominated as Charity of the Year at the European Diversity Awards. The foundation has been recognised for its ground-breaking work supporting children, young people and their families living with ADHD. Dr Tony Lloyd, chief executive of ADHD Foundation, collected the UK … Read More

Touchstone – International Volunteers Day: 5th December

The Touchstone Volunteers Project is very open, diverse and service user (SU) friendly.  Not only do our SU benefit from the contributions of volunteers, but some also take on the role themselves.   Volunteers have the opportunity to volunteer in a number of roles across Touchstone and with partner organisations. Some of our volunteers are befrienders for SU’s. This has resulted … Read More

Abbey Kiwanuka NDA18 Post Awards Winners Interview

Abbey has been a human rights advocate in his home country of Uganda, the UK, the Netherlands and France for fifteen years, and is the founder and Director of Out & Proud African LGBTI (OPAL). He was thrown into police cells, tortured and persecuted for promoting homosexuality among Ugandans, and has dedicated his life to challenging homophobia and discrimination. Since … Read More

What an Incredible 2 Weeks! – Rachel Jury

I am sat here on a windy, wet Saturday (22nd September) in my quirky flat reminiscing on the last 2 weeks! It has been absolutely incredible and a rollercoaster of emotions! I knew September was going to be full on but I didn’t anticipate just how busy it would be and I am super proud that my body managed to … Read More

Denmead Parents Call For Donations To Help Build Autism Children’s Centre

Parents have spoken of their wishes to build a centre for children with autism. Aaron and Rachael Pearson are looking to raise £50,000 for the Autism Inclusion Centre. The couple, from Denmead, have a son with the condition and want to expand on Rachael’s charity Autism Isolation No More which she runs from their front room.The centre will create a … Read More

National Diversity Awards Winners Interview – Touchstone

Mental Health and Wellbeing Charity Touchstone ranked number 1 for a Third year in a row on The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List this year, showcasing exceptional levels of representation across all protected characteristics at Senior Management, Executive and Board level. The Leeds based charity was born in 1982 after it was acknowledged that large numbers of vulnerable people … Read More

National Diversity Awards Winners Interview – ADHD Foundation

The ADHD Foundation is the largest ‘user led’ ADHD agency in Europe and is credited with influencing policy and provision in the UK for those living with ADHD and co existing conditions. The Foundation’s work in promoting scientific evidence, UK and European impact reports and tireless campaigning, have helped to change attitudes and reduce stigma, improving life chances for those … Read More

Warwick Davis wins Celebrity of the Year at the 2018 National Diversity Awards

Warwick Davis was clearly thrilled to receive a 2018 National Diversity Award tonight for his work on behalf of Little People UK. Winning Celebrity of the Year, he dedicated his award to Little People UK. ‘I dedicate this award to the members of #LittlePeopleUK, individuals with dwarfism throughout the UK & the world… you are all #PositivelyUnique.’ Warwick Davis is … Read More