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  • MacIntyre Autism Development Day

    22 February, 2017

    MacIntyre’s DNA defines our way of working with all people, including people with an autistic spectrum condition. MacIntyre supports significant numbers of people on the autism spectrum, both with and without diagnosis. The MacIntyre Autism Strategy exists to further ensure that the specific needs of people with autism (communication, social interaction, structure and predictability, sensory…

  • MacIntyre No Limits: Sam’s story

    20 February, 2017

    Giving a young person the best start in life is essential. MacIntyre No Limits truly instils this, by providing a bespoke educational package in partnership with local colleges and schools. The service works with young people and their families to deliver a tailored, inclusive and educational solution, enabling young people with learning disabilities to access…

  • Calling all Superheroes!

    17 February, 2017

    Are you ready to become a real life charity hero for MacIntyre? On Sunday 14 May, over a thousand superheroes will gather at London’s Regent’s Park to run, walk, fly or zoom either 5km or 10km. Now is your chance to join them! Event details What: Superhero Fun Run Where: Regent’s Park, London When: Sunday…

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  • Bear Hugs

    20 February, 2017

    One of my daughter’s favourite bedtime books is Hugless Douglas, about a bear who is just looking for a hug. I have recently experienced the power of the “the hug” with one of the students I support here at Bucks No Limits. The young man in question is called Adam and I support him once…

  • Trying something different…

    13 February, 2017

    Dawn is a lady that I have been supporting for the last two and a half years. Dawn is the kind of person who could pick you up when you’re down or give you a shoulder to cry on. She loves to help out when she can with cleaning or just looking after another person…

  • Why everyone needs a Great Interaction

    6 February, 2017

    What older people’s services could learn from the 10 Facilitation Skills, by Beth Britton When I first met with former MacIntyre CEO Bill Mumford in Autumn 2013 he gave me a book, ‘Great Interactions’, and outlined the work MacInytre had done to understand what makes their best support workers so good. From this, MacIntyre had…

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