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Around 1 million people in the UK have a serious bowel disease.
"Serious" means a disease likely to lead to, or accompanied by, at least one of the following: death; intense pain and suffering over a number of years; prolonged and very unpleasant disruption of the routines of life such that normal daily life becomes impossible.
There are three serious bowel diseases or groups of diseases: bowel cancer, inflammatory bowel disease and bowel incontinence
1 in 20 people will...
Posted on: 18/04/2018 Categories: Charity News
At just 16 years old, Amy's relationship with her mother deteriorated, she felt she had no choice but to leave home and ended up sleeping on the streets. She was preparing to take her GCSEs and had no experience of living independently, so she was scared about what lay ahead.
"When me and mum fell out I felt so alone. I didn't know what the future would bring and I was terrified. YMCA, and especially Manjit my keyworker, gave me so much support. I didn't feel confident about staying on...
Posted on: 13/04/2018 Categories: Charity News
Sense is a national disability charity that supports people with complex communication needs to be understood, connected and valued. We began, and continue, to support people who are deafblind. Today, we also support a wide range of people with complex communication needs.
We are here for every person who faces communication barriers in a world that relies on being able to see and hear well to be connected.
Our flexible and personalised services empower people to communicate and...
Posted on: 03/04/2018 Categories: Charity News
Being autistic can feel very lonely and isolating. Please take time this week to learn more about autism.
My name is Saskia Lupin, I am 21, an aspiring actor from Brighton and I am autistic.
I've come a long way in 21 years. I was non-verbal until I was eight years old. School was a huge struggle of continually feeling misunderstood and my drama degree had some amazing highs but also some devastating lows, I struggled to manage my autism alongside social and academic...
Posted on: 28/03/2018 Categories: Charity News
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