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  • Returning to Work

    Date: September 23, 2021- Category: Case Studies - Membership

    In March last year, I never would have thought for one minute that would be my last shift with my theatre job. I was working one day, then told to not come in the next, because the country went into lockdown. I was then put on furlough for many months.…

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  • My Experience on Breaking Barriers

    Date: July 14, 2021- Category: Case Studies - Membership

    If I had to describe my experience on Breaking Barriers in 3 words, they would be inspiring, empowering and life-changing. Like a lot of young people with an additional support need, I never thought I would ever get a chance to go to university, but being on Breaking Barriers meant…

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  • Loneliness Awareness Week

    Date: June 16, 2021- Category: Case Studies - Membership

    As this week is Loneliness Awareness Week, I have been thinking about how loneliness can affect peoples lives. During the first lockdown I felt lonely, anxious and a whole bunch of other feelings. It was really hard not to see friends and family when I was feeling that way. I…

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  • My Mental Health

    Date: June 15, 2021- Category: Case Studies - Membership

    My name is Heather. I had anxiety issues since the start of lockdown back in March 2020, when my main job at Glasgow Kings and Theatre Royal was forced to close due to this pandemic, since theatres were one of the first places that took a hit. My anxiety started…

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  • Cervical Screening Awareness Week 2021

    Date: June 10, 2021- Category: Case Studies - Membership

    In early 2020, ENABLE Scotland was approached by Jo’s Trust (a cervical cancer awareness charity)  to see if we would be interested in helping them make some accessible, easy read information about cervical screening / smear tests for women who have a learning disability. I was part of the group…

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