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GREAT at Papworth

GREAT is part of the services offered by Papworth Trust. It creates opportunities for unemployed graduates with a disability in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Peterborough and Thurrock. Individuals should contact Julia Peel on 01480 357289, or email great@papworth.org.uk
Web:www.papworth.org.uk/employment_great.shtml
The programme includes:
Relevant work experience through targeted work placements
Access to training workshops to enhance key employability skills Assistance with job search
On-going support to the employer and employee once the graduate has started work

[28th August 2002]

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U Can Do I.T. Internet tuition

U Can Do I.T., a London wide charity, provides low cost tuition for disabled people in their own home. Students need to have access to a reasonably up to date computer and a modem. To find out more, Tel: 020 7730 7766, Email: www.ucandoit.org.uk
[13th December 2001]

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UK Advice Finder

UK Advice Finder is a comprehensive database of advice and welfare agencies in the UK. For further information, Tel: 020 7494 2408, Fax: 020 7287 8928, Email: ris@ris.org.uk or visit www.ris.org.uk
[14th December 2001]

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Action for Blind People Jobs Service

Action for Blind People is running a new service to give visually impaired Londoners training and support to find or retain work. It will operate through partnerships with organisations like community centres, disability groups and training services. Partners will provide access to mainstream training programmes and other opportunities, premises and equipment, while ABP will offer training, software and support services. The project will also help visually impaired people get further or higher education. Tel:020 7635 4800 or visit: www.afbp.org
[14th December 2001]

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The Orpheus Centre

The Orpheus Centre is an accessible residential performing arts centre offering weekend and one week courses. Tel: 01883 744 664, Fax: 01883 744 994, Email: bookings@orpheus.org.uk or visit www.orpheus.org.uk
[14th December 2001]

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Listening Books

Listening Books provides a postal audio book library service to anyone who suffers from an illness or disability which makes it impossible or difficult to hold a book, turn its pages, or read in the usual way. Our service is available to institutions such as Hospitals, Residential and Nursing Homes and Schools, as well as to individuals. For more info, go to www.listening-books.org.uk
[14th December 2001]

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E-Braille list

The ability to produce, display and store Braille books electronically opens up many opportunities for blind people. Information can now be stored on disk and CD-ROM and can be read with paperless Braille devices. The E-Braille list is a forum for people interested in electronic Braille. This forum considers issues such as transcribing Braille books, Braille translation software and reading electronic Braille. To subscribe to this list send a blank email message to e-braille-subscribe@egroups.com
[14th December 2001]

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