A Passion For Learning – Ellen’s Story

A Passion For Learning – Ellen’s Story

Ellen who is supported by New Directions at the charity’s day activities service is attending a course called ‘Ready for Employment’ at her local college for three days a week. She finishes the course at the end of June and would like to find work helping people....
A Means To Get Out And About – Kyle’s Story

A Means To Get Out And About – Kyle’s Story

Kyle is supported by New Directions at a supported living complex and has been helped to access the community in his own wheelchair friendly mobility vehicle for over a year now. His days out have included a trip to the zoo, visits to nearby towns and cities, an...
A Route to Employment – Rob’s Story

A Route to Employment – Rob’s Story

Rob who lives at one of New Directions’ supported living flats has been working at a brand new local discount store for sixteen hours a week since April 2017. He previously worked at a large supermarket, where he was trained to work on the checkout. He likes to get...

Life Changing Assistive Technology Event

Innovative technology that supports independent living for people with disabilities was the focus of a vital Assistive Technology Event hosted by New Directions and presented by Warwickshire County Council Assistive Technology expert Julia Murphy. People supported by...

Blogging Awesome Awards Evening 2017

An awards evening hosted by Bridget Jones co-star Sally Phillips was held in Coventry on May 18th to recognise the talents, stories and families of parent bloggers from the special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) community. New Directions’ representatives...