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Everyday at Henshaws we work with people with amazing stories. Stories that manage to surprise us, excite us and ultimately, inspire us.
The Henshaws blog tries to capture some of these by sharing stories and information from and for people living with sight loss and disability.
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As part of Manchester’s ‘Bee in the City’ trail in Summer 2018, we were fortunate to have our own NHS sponsored Bee. We share the journey of the sculpture and how we created it.
Meet Holly, a student at Henshaws Specialist College. Holly wrote this blog on her eye gaze computer to share her experience of being a young person living with disability.
Aaron has complex needs. Rather than speech, we use TACPAC - a fantastic approach using touch and music to help communication and social skills.
Andrew attends Henshaws Arts & Crafts Centre workshops, and has been an Art Maker for over 20 years! He shares his arts and crafts journey.
In April this year Henshaws ambassador Dave Steele and his wife Amy took a Fifteen Thousand Ft plunge from an airplane, all in the name of raising funds for Henshaws!
Following our video, “Do blind men sit down to pee?”, blogger ‘Cane and Able’ has written a great response piece which explores the topic of public toilets in more depth.
When Rex visits our Arts & Crafts Centre he likes to get his tummy tickled! He's a special visitor - a PAT dog. We talk to his owner Carol about how she and Rex support Henshaws.
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