In Touch – BBC Visual Impairment Programme

Throughout the Coronavirus outbreak, the BBC's In Touch radio programme has done great work informing the blind and visually impaired. Below are the most recent episodes - each episode also includes a full transcription, available on the episode's individual web page. Guide Dogs and Guide Runners Guide Dogs director Peter Osborne talks waiting lists and … Continue reading In Touch – BBC Visual Impairment Programme

Lockdown exercise videos for all disabled people

The website Disability Horizons is an excellent source of news and information for people with disabilities, they also have a well stocked shop and a really helpful newsletter.  Mish Choudhury has just put together this selection of exercise videos, for them, aimed at people with a range of disabilities. 1. Joint exercises It is vital … Continue reading Lockdown exercise videos for all disabled people

10 Minute NHS and Active Calderdale Workouts

If you need some ideas and inspiration there are some 10 minute workouts from NHS and loads of ideas on the Active Calderdale Staying Active page for everyone, some 10 minutes and lots longer. Marie the Active Workforce Lead, has done a couple of 10 minute videos: https://youtu.be/aHlwCBZ4Ea8  Staircase workout https://youtu.be/HyRyi8XRAD8     No equipment arms and … Continue reading 10 Minute NHS and Active Calderdale Workouts

Things to do while staying at home for Children and Families.

Things to do while staying at home during COVID 19 - Children and Families. Compiled by Sector Support Calderdale This is a great list with lots of variety to keep kids (of all ages) busy, entertained and educated! Government Department for Education Details of online education resources for home educationBBC Bitesize Government recommended daily lessons … Continue reading Things to do while staying at home for Children and Families.