Human Rights workshops for people with a learning disability

Inclusion North is running a series of free half-day Human Rights workshops for people with a learning disability or autism and their family carers throughout Yorkshire, Humber and the North East throughout 2020. Our local one is on Tuesday 31 March, 10:00am - 2:30pm University Business Centre - Halifax Piece Mill, 25 - 27 Horton … Continue reading Human Rights workshops for people with a learning disability

Report: Open Meeting 28 January 2020

We enjoyed one of our best Open Meetings, with four outstanding, informative and inspirational presentations. As usual, attendees were able to enjoy a free buffet upon arrival, before sitting down for the presentations themselves. Calderdale Council’s Services For People With Visual Impairments The first presentation covered Calderdale Council’s Services For People With Visual Impairments. Sue Straw … Continue reading Report: Open Meeting 28 January 2020

Calderdale Council’s Services For People With Hearing Impairments

Michelle Gerrard is Calderdale Council’s Coordinator for the Deaf & Hard of Hearing services. Michelle visited our January 2020 Open Meeting to talk about the services she offers. A video of her presentation is below and beneath that is an edited transcript. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFHNXEjUvDQ&t=5s Michelle began by explaining that she has a dual role helping people … Continue reading Calderdale Council’s Services For People With Hearing Impairments

Calderdale Council’s Services For People With Visual Impairments

Sue Straw and Shannon Donaghue, Rehabilitation Officers for People with a Visual Impairment visited our January 2020 Open Meeting to share information on the services that are available to people with sight impairments through Calderdale Council Services and the Glenholme Resource Centre. Below is a video of their excellent presentation. Below that is an edited … Continue reading Calderdale Council’s Services For People With Visual Impairments

Halifax Society for the Blind Open New Centre

Halifax Society for the Blind opened their new Sight Centre last Friday. Here’s the official ceremony conducted by the Society’s Chief Officer, Pete Hoey, and Calderdale mayor, Dot Foster. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdqH9Xzn1LI Chief Officer Pete Hoey also shared with us an article outlining the changes the society has recently undergone and its plans for the future: Halifax … Continue reading Halifax Society for the Blind Open New Centre

Bus Station Plans – Accessibility Workshop Feedback

West Yorkshire Combined Authority have just launched their public consultation on their plans for the redevelopment of Halifax Bus Station. Disability Partnership Calderdale were involved in a preliminary consultation stage, alongside a range of representatives of disability groups and organisations, late last year and fed back on the plans. The notes below the map image … Continue reading Bus Station Plans – Accessibility Workshop Feedback