Everyone has stories to tell. Staff and people we support tell us their stories about things that are important to them or things they have achieved in their lives. We want to share some of those stories.
Tina loves volunteering
Tina has been supported by United Response since 2005. She has been working as a volunteer at the local Rainbows for just over a year.
Tina's key worker, Makiko Hastings asked her some questions about how she got this position and how it makes her feel.
At the age of 75, Barbara received her first ever pay packet working for UR Sorted.
Barbara had always wanted to have a job, but she had found it difficult to find paid work before she found out about UR Sorted.
Ivan is reunited with sister
Ivan, 26, has learning disabilities and is supported by United Response in Derby. This January, Ivan's dream came true when he met his sister, Zena, for the first time in 17 years.
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In a new report published today (5th November) people with learning disabilities give their opinion on the Government’s plans for social care and discuss how their lives will be affected by the proposals.
The national disability charity, United Response, is launching a new version of its website today. Created in full easy read, with video translation on each page, United Response has set out to deliver a website, which is accessible to as many people with learning disabilities as possible.
The national disability charity, United Response, has been nominated to participate in a new innovative giving programme run by Nesta and funded by the Cabinet Office.
Over the last few days, the media has been dominated by coverage of the long awaited draft social care bill. It is perhaps unsurprising therefore that an announcement by the Home Office yesterday of a new fund to support disabled people who wish to stand for elected office appears to have missed the news agenda.
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