In this episode of the Citizen Chat Podcast host, Ashleigh is joined by Charlotte Gotch, Manager of the Learning Disability Community Wellbeing Service and Pete Watson a Citizen of the Service. Listen to their experience and how it has made an impact in the local Birmingham community for people with a learning disability.
Host Ashleigh and guest Kevin, Midland Mencap’s Volunteer Manager, share inspiring stories and practical tips for creating inclusive volunteering opportunities for individuals with a learning disability.
By promoting inclusion and challenging stereotypes, volunteering for individuals and people with a learning disability can help create a more inclusive society.
Listen now to learn how you can support volunteers with a learning disability or create inclusive volunteering opportunities.
Are you ready for an insightful and engaging episode of the Citizen Chat podcast? Join host Ashleigh as she sits down with Thomas Pocklington Trust’s Senior Engagement Manager Louise and Sight Loss Council volunteer Meena to discuss the vital role of Sight Loss Councils and the everyday experiences of living with a visual impairment. Don’t miss out on this enlightening conversation that will leave you with a greater understanding and appreciation for those with visual impairments.
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Midland Mencap is a charity which works and campaigns for accessible and inclusive services and a better quality of life for everyone with experience of learning disabilities and additional needs. Midland Mencap is one of the West Midlands’ leading learning disability charities with a strong, respected and established reputation for excellence and innovation.
Sight Loss Councils, funded by Thomas Pocklington Trust, are led by blind and partially sighted members. We tackle local issues and work with businesses and service providers to improve the accessibility of their services.
To Learn more about Sight Loss Councils and Thomas Pocklington Trust visit pocklington-trust.org.uk
Join us on the Citizen Chat Podcast as Ashleigh sits down with Sarah Lilly from Cerebral Palsy Midlands to discuss the unique and inspiring journey of growing up as a young carer for her sister. From the daily challenges her family faced to the impact it has had on her professional career, Sarah shares valuable insights and experiences that will leave you feeling moved and motivated.
This International Day of People with Disabilities Ashleigh caught up with Mark Fosbrook and Alex Giles from Activity Alliance and spoke about their lived experience of having a disability.
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Join Ashleigh and Curtis for the Episode 2 of Midland Mencap’s Citizen Chat podcast. It is run by people with Learning Disabilities, giving their experiences and support for those who also have similar disabilities or long-term health conditions.
This Month they talk to Sarah from the Birmingham family carers about her own experience of being a carer.
Join Ashleigh and Curtis for the first Midland Mencap’s Citizen Chat podcast. It is run by people with Learning Disabilities, giving their experiences and support for those who also have similar disabilities or long-term health conditions.
In this episode Ashleigh and Curtis talk about entertainment, the Netflix show ‘A Typical’ and what listeners should expect for future episodes.
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Tom Kirby is back again with another Podcast! Listen as he and Jane Hatton CEO of Evenbreak discuss the challenges faced by disabled people in getting into employment
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On this month’s Podcast Tom Kirby Interviews Councillor John Cotton Cabinet Member for Social Inclusion, Community Safety and Equalities at Birmingham City Council. They talk through topics such as social inclusion, transport, disability hate crime, Brexit and much more!
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We’re excited to share our first ever podcast. Listen to Dave Rogers and Tom Kirby talk about our 70th year as a charity, learning disability, mental health, blogging and of course Brexit…
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