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Francesca started losing her sight 12 years ago but that hasn't stopped her taking on new challenges like 'Lakes in a Day', a 50 mile ultra run through the fells.
Art Makers have been exploring their own family history through a beautiful new community art project.
Andrew attends Henshaws Arts & Crafts Centre workshops, and has been an Art Maker for over 20 years! He shares his arts and crafts journey.
Bill's a support worker with Henshaws Supported Living service in Yorkshire. He came from an engineering background and tells us why a career change has been so satisfying.
We spoke to Richard recently about the dangers that diabetes can bring in terms of sight loss, his personal experience and how coming to Henshaws has helped him.
By supporting William to develop his communication and IT skills he was able to write an original story and bring it to life through stop motion animation. What an achievement!
Frank has attended Henshaws' Living with Sight Loss course and is a regular at our Tuesday group. He explains how Henshaws has helped him keep in touch with old friends!
Dermot Heslop from British Judo has been coaching students and staff at our Specialist College in judo. They recently achieved the standard required to be awarded their red belts.
Max is a student at our specialist college and is based in The Starting Point, a dedicated setting for students on the autistic spectrum. Max's mum, Brigitte, shares her story.
Read about how Lena, our Research Intern found her time at Henshaws and discover some of the fascinating stories she unearthed while conducting her research
We speak to Art Maker Graham and workshop leader Maki to find out more about Graham's inspiration for his work and how he and Maki work together to bring his designs to life.
Eye surgery is a scary prospect and although we know it can be life changing, it’s also normal to worry about the potential risks. Zoe White shares her experience with us.
A parent's experience of life after graduation from Kate Simpson, mum to Tessa who graduated from Henshaws Specialist College in July 2016.
On Sunday 12th June, Henshaws Triathlon Team competed in the ITU World Triathlon Series in Leeds.
Nic, Disability Support Officer shares her top tips for promoting independent travel for people with disabilities.
"I’ve learnt so much with Henshaws, but I’m really excited to share with you one of the biggest achievements I’ve made – travelling on my own from Yorkshire to Scotland!"
The novelty of being able to make calls on her own helped Anita gain an incredible skill...
Henshaws College graduate Karina learnt to stand and walk so she could step into her grandma's house and enjoy spending time together as a family. Her Mum Amanda tells her story.
Philippa Young, a Henshaws service user in the North-East tells us her inspiring story of how Henshaws has turned her life around since she joined us 18 months ago.
Henshaws Specialist College graduate Edward left College in 2012. We were delighted when his mum Carole and dad Alec shared Edward’s story.
We speak to two members at our Over 50s exercise class - Sylvia and Kathleen - to find out what they’ve gained from the classes.
Ron from our Liverpool centre shares with us his experience of Henshaws, and how he has been able to access new hobbies and skills since joining.
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