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Archive: November - 2016

YMCA responds to Government announcement to abolish upfront letting agent fees

YMCA responds to Government announcement to abolish upfront letting agent fees

Posted On: 28/11/16

YMCA responds to Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond MP’s pledge in today’s Autumn Statement to abolish upfront letting agent fees .

Denise Hatton, Chief Executive of YMCA England, the national council of YMCAs in England and Wales, said: “YMCA supports today’s Government pledge to abolish upfront letting agent fees for tenants, however, believes it is just the first step in trying to tackle the issues of affordability and security of the private rented sector. The lethal...

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Categories: Giving for Futures

Deaf children and balance

Deaf children and balance

Posted On: 21/11/16

Balance disorders can occur in children but may not be as easy to detect as they are in adults. This is mainly due to the fact that young children are not as able as adults or older children to describe the symptoms they are feeling, and may also be unable to understand the concepts of vertigo or imbalance.

There can be several causes to balance disorders and sometimes the balance disorder isn’t associated with a hearing loss. Some of the causes of balance disorders can be due to glue ear...

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Categories: Giving for Futures

Use your Power For Good this Anti-Bullying week

Use your Power For Good this Anti-Bullying week

Posted On: 14/11/16

Monday 14th November 2016


14-18 November is Anti-Bullying Week, and Contact A Family - For Families With Disabled Children are joining the Anti-Bullying Alliance in supporting parents, children and teachers to put an end to bullying.

Anti-Bullying Week shines a spotlight on bullying and encourages all children, teachers and parents to take action against bullying throughout the year.

This year the theme is Power For Good. Here are our resources to help you and your child use your Power For Good...

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Categories: Together for Change

There is no reason to stop doing what you love

There is no reason to stop doing what you love

Posted On: 06/11/16

Matthew Innocent, from Essex, was diagnosed with myotonic dystrophy at the age of 34. Here he shares his story:

"When I was 30, I went skiing and got frostbite in my hands. After losing all feeling in them for three months, feeling eventually came back, but my hands were significantly weaker. Over the next four years, they became weaker, I experienced chest pains and struggled to swallow. Finally, when my symptoms became more pronounced and started affecting my day-to-day life, I...

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Categories: Friends at Work

There is no reason to stop doing what you love

There is no reason to stop doing what you love

Posted On: 06/11/16

Matthew Innocent, from Essex, was diagnosed with myotonic dystrophy at the age of 34. Here he shares his story:

"When I was 30, I went skiing and got frostbite in my hands. After losing all feeling in them for three months, feeling eventually came back, but my hands were significantly weaker. Over the next four years, they became weaker, I experienced chest pains and struggled to swallow. Finally, when my symptoms became more pronounced and started affecting my day-to-day life, I...

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Categories: Friends at Work