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    Going on holiday in your eighties? Why not!

    Getting older comes with many perks, more free time, no more dependents to look after… but it can also come with problems, you might not feel as fit and active as you did previously, and your confidence might be knocked because of this. Don’t worry though, we’re here to put your mind at rest – age shouldn’t be a barrier to enjoying yourself, so here are some tips to help make your trip go smoothly.

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    Blue Badge Scheme extended to include hidden disabilities

    The Blue Badge Scheme which allows parking in disabled spaces has been extended to include hidden disabilities, including autism and mental health problems. This is the first major change to the scheme since it was introduced 50 years ago.

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    Tips for travelling with dementia

    For families living with dementia, it can be hard to find things you can do together, particularly if you are looking to go on holiday. For someone with dementia, going away can be very disorientating and for those looking after them, incredibly stressful, especially if you are going to an unknown environment and changing their everyday routines, however, it can still be an enjoyable time that you can spend together, especially with a little help.

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    John Lewis launches autism-friendly shoe fit service

    Highstreet department store chain, John Lewis, has announced that they are launching an autism-friendly shoe fit service to help parents of children on the autistic spectrum with the buying of school shoes.

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    Swansea Beach adds more accessible facilities

    If you were thinking of spending summer by the beach, look no further than heading to Swansea in Wales, one of their most popular beaches is to become even more welcoming of guests with limited mobility.

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    Is glamping autism friendly?

    Glamping has become more and more popular in recent years with people loving the idea of retaining the rustic charm of campaign with getting to keep all their home comforts. The thing is though, just how accessible is glamping? Well, a number of glamping sites have confirmed that they are in fact incredibly autism friendly.

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    Tourism Sector Deal a “game changer”

    In one of her final acts as Prime Minister, Theresa May has announced a game changing new deal for the tourism sector that will revolutionise the industry. The deal outlines a number of ambitions the Government has for the UK to become the most accessible destination for disabled visitors through improvement of disabled facilities and access to destinations across the country.

  • tfa casestudy stubcroft farm

    Stubcroft Farm reap the benefits of Tourism For All Inclusivity Training | TFA Case Study

    The team at Stubcroft Farm on the South East Coast are no stranger to winning awards, the campsite located near some of the east coasts’ best beaches, Chichester Harbour and the South Downs National Park has received many accolades over the years including The Beautiful South tourism awards, TripAdvisor’s certificate of excellence and several rewards celebrating their commitment to green tourism.

  • deafblind week 2019
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    Get outdoors for Deafblind Awareness Week 2019!

    Why? Because it’s good for us – especially for those with deafblindness. Fresh air and gentle exercise can help us to reduce stress and anxiety, sharpen short-term memory and concentrate better. At times, the everyday challenges of deafblindness can leave you feeling a little low. So, let’s get out and about to feel great again!