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  1. Looking after your teeth

    Taking care of your general health and your mouth is the key to making the most of your smile. Brushing your teeth twice a day (last thing at night before you go to bed and on one other occasion) with fluoride toothpaste and having regular check-ups with a…
  2. Makaton

    We all want our children to be able to communicate.  Makaton is a system that is used with some children who struggle in this area. Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is designed to support spoken…
  3. Makaton in Early Years

    Makaton is a language programme using speech, signs and symbols which provides basic communication and everyday vocabulary which helps to develop language and literacy skills.Using Makaton helps adults and children who may have communication difficulties to develop their basic communication skills. These basic skills are…
  4. Making a complaint

    There may be times when you want to make a complaint about the services you have received. Making a complaint through the right channels could result in a better outcome for you, and may help improve things for other people, too. Please don't be reluctant…
  5. Managing Someone's Money

    Appointeeship An appointee is responsible for managing a person's benefits, and also for paying bills and managing a small and limited amount of savings in case of unforeseen circumstances. Appointeeship may be the best course of action if the person has a low level of…
  6. Microsoft screen reader

    Narrator is a screen-reading app built into Windows 10. Developed in 2000, the utility made the Windows operating system more accessible for blind and visually impaired users.  Narrator lets you use your PC without a display or mouse to complete common tasks if you’re blind or…
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