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September, 2019

Is Presuming Competence for Non Symbolic Communicators Risk Free?

hand reaching out for ladder towards blue sky

In one of our previous posts, we introduced Joanna, contributor to Disabled Living’s blog who you’ll see more of over a series blogs. Joanna wrote about Objects of Reference and highlighted the dangers of using a standardised approach to them for people who will not become symbolic communicators. I imagine some people protested my words: […]

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Family-run Harrogate Company Works with Yorkshire’s Ambulance Service

ladies with the raizer

Harrogate-based Yorkshire Care Equipment has supplied Yorkshire Ambulance Service (YAS) with over 50 Raizer emergency lifting chairs that are now being used by first responders, falls teams and care homes in the Sheffield area. YAS and NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have started a project in the city that aims to get people who have fallen […]

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