P686 Teletext 686 Jan 2 00:00:01     ————————————————————  ————  —— NEW PILOT PROJECTS P };/e Schools' Standards Minqster stel|e Morris has unveied details of 60 local projects to provide closer links between l—instream and special schools. The projects will involve developing centres of excellence in spbcial education and greater support for special educational nbeds pupils0tn mainstream schools. The Minister said: "The pilot projects put the needs of the individual child first". ——————————————————————————————————1 10— Provided by Disability Times 84 Claverton Street, London S+1V 3AX Tel: 0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Subtitles TV+
P686 Teletext 686 Jan 2 00:11:01     ————————————————————  ————  —— MOTOR NEURONE DISEASE 0 };/e During aPlbeting with representatives of the Motor Neurone Disease Association in Northampton, local MP Sally Keeble discussed issues affecting people with MND. She took the opportunity to try some of the vital equipment the MND Association loans to people affected by MND. This included a "lightwriter", an electronic communication device similar to the one used by Stephen Hawking. ——————————————————————————————————2/10— Provided by Disability Times 84 Claverton Street, London SW1V 3AX Tel: 0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Subtitles TV+
P686 Teletext 686 Jan 2 00:10:00     ————————————————————  ————  —— OPENING UP THE NEW YEAR };/e Camden Arts and Tourism is starting the New Year with "Opening Up" on January 14 as part of its programme to keep deaf awareness on the arts and culture industry's agenda. The conference is aimed at p—ople who work in theatres, art galleries, museums and visitor attractions. Further details telephone: 0171-405- 4735. ——————————————————————————————————3 10— Provided by Disability Times 84 Claverton Street, London SW1V 3AX Tel: 0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Subtitles TV+
P686 Teletext 686 Jan 0 00:10:10      ————————————————————  ————  —— CYBER CAFES  Eight resource centres equipped by the RNIB for blind and partially sighted people will give people with s—vere sight problems the chance to surf the internet. Visitors to the centres can 3barch for information on the web, use email and even print in braille. The staff at the centres will be given training by the RNIB to help surfers with sight problems. ——————————————————————————————————4/10— Provided by Disability Times 84 Claverton Street, London S'1V 3AX Tel: 0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Subtitles TV+
P686 Teletext 686 Jan 2 00:10:53     ————————————————————  ————  —— ROUND-THE-WORLD RACE P };/e A learning-disabled man and a social worker from the learning disability charity, the Home Farm Trust (HFT), will take part in the BT Global Challenge Round-the-World Yacht Race. Bill Clemmo from HFT and Matthbw Jonbs from a residential scheme in Cornwall were selected by Sir Cl—x Blyth. The trip is a result of HFT's fundraising partnership with Mitsubishi Electric. ——————————————————————————————————qW10— Provided by Disability Times 84 Claverton Street, London SW1V 3AX Tel: 0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Subtitles Tf+
P686 Teletext 686 Jan 0 00:10:01     ————————————————————  ————  —— "SHAPE" LOTTERY GRANT  SHAPE has been awarded a three-ybar grant of 080,357 by the National Lottery Charities' Board for outstanding programmes and events with deaf and disabled people. This grant will support salaries and running costs for the ENERGISER Prograllb inP0:99. Advice, advocacy, support and supervision will be built into the programld during work placembnts at arts and cultural venues. ——————————————————————————————————6O10— Provided by Disability Tim—s 84 Claverton Street, London SW1V 3AX Tel: 0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Subtitles 
P686 Teletext 686 Jan 2 00:13:07     ————————————————————  ————  —— CARERS' LEAFLET  A leaflet with the latest information to help an estimated 27,000 carers has been published by Southwark Social Services. The leaflet has been published in conjunction with carer groups andP—tms to show how services in the borough can be accessed. It also has information on advocacy groups for carers and people with disabilities, and welfare benefits. ——————————————————————————————————7W10— Provided by Disability Times 84 Claverton Street, London S'1V 3AX Tel: 0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Subtitles TV+
P686 Teletext 686 Jan 2 00:09:10     ————————————————————  ————  —— ONLINE SERVICE H};/e AOL UK, the Internet service provider, and RNID have embarked on a joint marketing initiative to provide the benefits of Internet technology to deaf and hard of hearing people. Details have already been0l—jled to those PC owners who experience hearing loss. AOL UK and RNID have developed an online area specifically for users after they have registered with AOL. ——————————————————————————————————8710— Provided by Disability Times 84 Claverton Street, London SW1V 3AX Tel: 0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Subtitles TV+
P686 Teletext 686 Jan 2 00:11:11      ————————————————————  ————  —— MILTON KEYNES THEATRE P }; — The Milton Keynes Theatre, due to open autumnP0:99, will have some of the best facilities in the UK for elderly and disabled people. The theatre and gallery will provide equality of access for all people. Dressing rooms and workshops will provide disabled performers with the same faciities as their non-disabled colleagues. ——————————————————————————————————9W10— Provided by Disability Times 84 Claverton Street, London SW1V 3AX Tel: 0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Subtitles TV+
P686 Teletext 686 Jan 0 00:10:23     ————————————————————  ————  —— NEEDS MUST CAMPAIGN };/e The Needs Must Campaign is —istributing a questionn—hre to discover how disabled people ha6— beenP ffected by a lack of essential local —tthority sdrvices. To take part in the campa—gn and for a copy of the questionnaira please contact: Rosemary Frazer at RADAR, 12 City Forum, 250 City Road, London EC1V 8A&O Confidentiality is assured. ——————————————————————————————————10  Provided by Disability Times 84 Claverton Street, Lon—on SW1V 3AX Tel: 0171 233 7970 Godlines Deafview Subtitles TF+