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Having an Active Lifestyle – Disability Sport NI

Having an Active Lifestyle – Disability Sport NI

Disability Sport NI Northern Ireland has a lot to be proud of when it comes to creating opportunities for the disabled.  I had the privilege of sitting down with two charming ladies from Disability Sport NI, Judith Brennan, Active Clubs Coordinator and Andrea Herron, Communications and Engagement Officer.  They have developed models for community engagement through sport for the disabled that should be emulated worldwide. One of the biggest barriers for the disabled community is the lack of understanding of…

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Sensory Gardens: Nature for All the Senses

Sensory Gardens: Nature for All the Senses

Spring has sprung, and the garden awaits.  It’s that time of year again.  The sun is out and it’s time to get outside and exercise our green thumbs.  This year, as you plant your own garden or visit others, consider the various senses that a garden can speak to. Sight:  We all know that gardens can be quite beautiful.  The many shades of green in the leaves, the vast cornucopia of colours, shapes and sizes of flowers are a sight…

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Have you #RPlikeme #StandbymeRP yet?

Have you #RPlikeme #StandbymeRP yet?

October is White Cane awareness month and so I would like to re-submit this post for your perusal and maybe get this movement going once again.  I would love to see lots of people posting to send October 2017 out with a bang! Dave Steele’s mission continues.  RP’ers take note and a picture of yourself and post on all social media where you have an account.  The #RPlikeme movement is sweeping the world as RP awareness continues to build momentum. …

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What Would You Do if RP Was Cured Tomorrow?

What Would You Do if RP Was Cured Tomorrow?

Some time ago I posted the question on Facebook, “What would you do if your RP was cured tomorrow?”  Thank you for all the people who sent messages and posted their comments, I really appreciate it!  Special thanks to Dave Steele, our poet ambassador for his contribution of an original poem on the topic, I hope you all enjoy it as much as I have.  Let’s get started with Dave’s poem and then I’ve got a quick synopsis of what…

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