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30th May 2022

35 years of supporting people to lead great lives

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Today we feature Trina Bright, Discovery’s Head of Coaching and Practice Support. Trina has dedicated the past 35 years to supporting people with learning disabilities and people with autism. If you’re suffering knockbacks at school; if those around you are saying ‘you can’t…’; if you keep getting turned away from jobs you want – we […]

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20th May 2022

How Mike went from Isolation to Independence

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When Mike finished college, the prospects available didn’t help him progress. So the family moved to France, where Mike became friends with everyone in the village—finding freedom, independence, confidence, and a great social life through a family-orientated culture. However, there was no- one his age, plus it’s important for Mike to be around his siblings […]

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16th May 2022

From Comfort Zone To Cake Café Throne!

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Could you help autistic people and people with learning disabilities across Somerset to find employment and follow their dreams? As a member of our supported employment team, that’s Gina’s job: And today we’ll tell you about Claire, a young lady she’s supported since leaving college a few months ago. Gina has supported Claire to go […]

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13th May 2022

From Home Bargains to Disneyland!

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Could you help autistic people and people with learning disabilities across Somerset to find employment and follow their dreams? Today we talk to Gina, who has been supporting Bryony’s dream to earn enough to take her daughter to Disneyland! Thanks to Bryony’s support from Discovery’s supported Employment team and Home Bargains, it’s fast becoming a […]

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9th May 2022

Joe’s good news s”TOR”y

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Meet Joe, a lively, friendly, autistic male with a great gift of the gab and sense of humour who plays on words with any chance he gets! Joe who was in “Dire Straits” with his fitness, but with great support from his support worker Josh, Joe walked up Glastonbury Tor! Somerset’s landmark icon stands proudly […]

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