To mark Eating Disorders Awareness Week during Monday 26 – Wednesday 28 February, Bournemouth University is working in close partnership with Students’ Union Bournemouth University (SUBU) and Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust, to host a series of informative events, which we hope will raise awareness of eating disorders. The events are free and are open to staff, students and the wider community, but do need to be booked. https://www.beateatingdisorders.org.uk/edaw
For full information and to book onto any of these events: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/eating-disorder-awareness-week-2018-16484201298
- Monday 26 February, 12.00-1.00pm: Living with and working in mental health
- Tuesday 27 February 2.00-3.00pm: Anorexia nervosa: The reality and the recovery
- Wednesday 28 February, 1.00-2.00pm: When the body becomes a battleground for emotional distress: Exploring how emotional intelligence can be applied to eating disorders
- Wednesday 28 February, 8.00-9.00pm: Mental
Support for disabled students – frequently asked questions
Here you’ll find the answers to the most frequently asked questions around support for disabled students while studying at university or college:
Thanks to Chris for this link
From all of us, to all of you…
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Charity alliance create first ever visual BSL money dictionary
The programme is created with The Royal Association for Deaf people and the Royal Society of Blind Children and supported by Players of the People’s Postcode Lottery.
A BBC news article covers this story: French scientists say they may have found a potential cause of dyslexia which could be treatable, hidden in tiny cells in the human eye.
Read more…. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-41666320
Thanks to Chris and our Careers Team @ BU for this relevant website & blog about the employment progress made with the increasing number of people with disabilities setting up their own businesses and entering self-employment.
Self-employment offers obvious advantages for many people with disabilities. This is becoming increasingly self-evident as the number of disabled entrepreneurs increases and their achievements are becoming more widely known and celebrated.
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Alex Amelines spent two years creating an animation about autism in his spare time. His goal was to create tolerance and understanding of autism. His animation shows children things from another child’s perspective. I hope you will enjoy this clip as much as we have (also watchable in different languages) :
Thanks to Jackie for this!