Archive for September, 2017

Sports Awards 2017

It has been another busy year for sport at Midland Mencap from the weekly social kick about to representing the West Midlands in the National Special Olympics. And also who can forget the roller coaster of emotions in Amsterdam? To celebrate and recognise some of these outstanding achievements of our

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Volunteering Blog: Sailing Day Support

One of the things I love most about our fabulous Midland Mencap volunteers is how ready and willing they are to ‘go above and beyond’ their regular volunteer role and help out at one-off special occasions and events as well. This generosity of spirit was in evidence at our Sailing

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Is there a ‘Bias Culture’?

Very interesting Guardian article that reflects on the “bias culture” facing black, Asian and minority ethnic people with learning disabilities and their families, is this your experience? Check out the article here. Tell us about your experience and whether you feel it requires specialist support groups to overcome.

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QUEENSBURY AFTER SCHOOL CLUBS

If you attend Queensbury School then join us every week during term time for lots of fun activities and a time to socialise with your peers and friendship groups. Activities include arts and crafts, games, talent shows and end of term parties. (Squash will be provided, but you may wish

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Celebrities Support #StopSleepInCrisis

Above Joanna Lumley, Kit Harington, Jodie Whitaker, Jo Whiley, Matt Horne and Kate Spicer in Mencap’s video appeal to protect future care of people with a learning disability. About the Sleep in Crisis: The learning disability sector in the UK is on the brink of a Crisis. Because of a

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Breakfast and After College Clubs at QAC

At the Queen Alexandra College (Court oak Road, Harborne, Birmingham, B17 9TG) we’re pleased to be offering a Breakfast Club and After College Club. These clubs offer high quality, good value care and support with an exciting variety of activities from arts and crafts, games, ICT, puzzles and onsite outdoor

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Invitation to Midland Mencaps 2017 Annual General Meeting

On Thursday 28th September at 11am Midland Mencap will hold its Annual General Meeting at The Enterprise Hub, Bottetourt Road, Weoley Castle. We would like to invite you to attend what is always a very enjoyable morning. This years meeting will include a special guest speaker followed by a buffet

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