Monthly Archives: April 2016

WorkFit North West Regional Conference – March 2016

by Alison Thwaite, Employment Development Officer (North) On 11 March 2016, I was delighted to welcome colleagues, WorkFit members, WorkFit employers and South Manchester Down’s Syndrome Support Group along with parents and practitioners from a range of services providers, including education and social care, to the WorkFit North West Regional Conference. The Down’s Syndrome Association is […]

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WorkFit Wales Roadshow

WorkFit in Wales recently held their first WorkFit Roadshow. It was a wonderful opportunity to get together with people working in the Cardiff area. WorkFit is planning to hold similar Roadshows around the country. It’s great to be able to listen to people we’ve worked with, people we’ve supported on the project and people who […]

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Matthew wants to work

Matthew has college diplomas and is determined to get a break so he can move out of his parents’ home and find a girlfriend. Watch Matthew’s story in this short BBC Three film:  

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Matthew – My Story

My name is Matthew. I am 27 years old. My favourite comedian is Ken Dodd and my favourite TV shows are Birds of a Feather and One Foot in the Grave. I have a lots of qualifications in food hygiene and IT. I worked on the train. I was on the train from Swansea to […]

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Zena – My Story

My name is Zena and I am 25 years old. I have an NVQ Level 1 and Level 2. I studied 3 years in Hospitality, Catering, Front of House and on a farm. I love Cilla Black. I would say that showbiz is in my blood. I work as an usher at the local theatre. […]

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