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BU gets a mention for additional learning support in a recent article in The Guardian.

Read the article at: https://www.theguardian.com/education/2017/aug/12/for-students-with-additional-needs-universities-are-there-to-help

 

 

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ALS student features in the Daily Echo!

We have posted about amazing ALS student Toby and his ‘Bravery Organisation’ before. Toby has recently featured in the Daily Echo where he talked about his experience with tetraplegia and his hope to create a team of role models through his organisation to inspire young people to help change lives.

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Read the article here.

http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/toby

 

Wheelchair man: Turning myself into a superhero

“I want to celebrate the powers and abilities that wheelchair users have”   wheelchair man    wheelchair man#2

Mohammad Sayed was abandoned by his family in Afghanistan after his house was bombed and he was left paralysed. Now he has become a US citizen, and designed a comic book superhero – Wheelchair Man – based on his own life story.

An inspiring BBC interview:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-39044623wheelchair man comic book