Disability

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Volunteering

Autonomie is seeking volunteer 'buddies' for young people with additional needs

Belfast
As part of What Next? Summer Activities Programme participants enjoyed at trip to The Lost City Adventure Golf.
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Autonomie

Autonomie recently held the What Next? Summer Activities Programme. Young people with disabilities took part in a range of activities including arts and crafts, cookery and music production as part of the two-week scheme.
Participants enjoy group-based outdoor activities
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PR's Me

Young people with additional needs aged 16 – 30 from Belfast and surrounding areas who took part in a summer activity programme hosted by award-winning charity Autonomie have hailed it the “best ever”.
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Seminar Workshop

Trainsafe UK

Anaphylaxis - Online Training Courses. You can start this course at any time.
Dates:
07 January 2020
Moira
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Training/Advice

Trainsafe UK

Asbestos awareness. Training online! At any time. Learn more..
Dates:
06 January 2020
Moira
Organisation
VCSE

Lilac House
4 Sandhurst Road
BT7 1PW
United Kingdom

Autonomie is an organisation that aims to empower young people with additional needs to develop the skills to live independently and achieve their potential.
Autonomie staff, volunteers and participants at Shaftsbury Recreation and Community Centre in Belfast.
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PR's Me

Young people aged 16-30 with complex additional needs across 8 local council areas can access life skills classes through SAIL pilot project.
Pictured: Young person Stephanie Hewitt and her mother Janice.
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Autonomie

Autonomie have been adapting to the coronavirus outbreak by digitising key services and reaching disabled young people via virtual means.
Young people that attend Autonomie's Freedom2Choose project were recently joined  at LILAC House by author and illustrator Oliver Jeffers, patron of the charity.
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Autonomie

Autonomie which supports local children and young adults living with a physical disability has opened a new centre in Belfast.
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Training/Advice

Autonomie

Parents and carers can learn about Direct Payments with free online Zoom information session.
Dates:
20 January 2021
Belfast
Autonomie Youth Project Officer Nicole Hammond helped young people design their own reusable tote bags with the packs they received as part of recent virtual summer scheme.
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Autonomie

A Belfast charity boss has praised her team for their hard work in preparing a whole host of virtual activities for disabled youngsters.
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VCSE
BREATHE YOGA provides access to the practice of inclusive, adaptive, affordable transformative yoga and wellness classes in diverse locations, creating access to yoga for many that would otherwise not be unable to attend a class. We at Breathe Yoga believe that physical, mental, emotional and interpersonal wellbeing are the foundations of a healthy and productive community. We believe that wellness practices are beneficial to everyone, and should be accessible to everyone.
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Fundraiser Informal Meetup

Autonomie

Award-winning charity Autonomie is hosting a Macmillan Coffee Morning this Saturday (September 28) in Belfast. The open event will be held at the charity's centre Lilac House (Linked Independent Living and Advice Centre) and is being organised by young people with additional needs in the community that attend the charity's practical activity programme Freedom2Choose.
Dates:
28 September 2019
Belfast
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Autonomie

Autonomie recently received a cheque for £200 from Asda Westwood Centre after customers voted for the charity in its green token scheme.
Autonomie's Freedom2Choose programme participants onboard a Belfast Lough Sailability vessel on Saturday 28 August 2021
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PR's Me

The 16-30 years olds enjoyed a boating expedition with Belfast Lough Sailability organised by charity Autonomie.
Quiz night raises over £1,100 for Belfast charity Autonomie
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Autonomie

A fundraising charity quiz evening hosted by Autonomie supporter Emma Cockcroft has raised over £1,100 for the charity.
a collection of images showing RNID's new branding in green and pink
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RNID

The Royal National Institute for Deaf People has unveiled its fresh new look in a bid to reach more deaf people and those with hearing loss and tinnitus.
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Informal Meetup Seminar Training/Advice

UnLtd - The Foundation of Social Entrepreneurs

Thrive: access to employment is for social ventures using business solutions to offer the most innovative ideas to improve access to employment for people distant from the labour market. That could be by providing training and support into employment, or through direct employment opportunities.
Dates:
24 January 2019
Belfast
Event
Seminar Training/Advice Workshop

Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB NI)

RNIB will be hosting a Visual Impairment Awareness workshop on Tuesday 26 February, 12.30 to 3.30pm in our Derry/Londonderry office, 3 Strand Road, BT48 7BH.
Dates:
26 February 2019
Derry/Londonderry
Young people enjoy potting plants to celebrate World Environment Day
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Autonomie

To celebrate World Environment Day and this year's theme Beat Air Pollution, young people with additional needs who access Autonomie's Freedom2Choose programme got a chance to pot plants and decorate their plant pots.
Young People during their recent tour of Belfast City Hall
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Autonomie

Young people with additional needs from 3 organisations across Belfast join up for Belfast City Hall Tour and Christmas Market visit
Special guest Lady Elizabeth Bloomfield MBE (Friend of Autonomie) pictured with award winners at Strictly Our Achievements Celebration Event (5 April) hosted by Autonomie at La Mon Hotel and Country Club.
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Autonomie

Young people with disabilities who have taken part in a huge range of activities with Belfast based charity Autonomie had their achievements recognised at the Strictly Our Achievements Celebration Event.