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Provides sensory bath lights to create calm and overcome anxiety.
Gives great comfort through the use of a talking photo album with messages from families and friends.
Will help someone with anxiety stay calm at night with a sensory bedroom lamp.
Give someone the independence and pride of cooking for themselves for the first time, using adapted kitchen equipment.
Helps prevents isolation by helping groups of people meet and socialise in their communities.
Will bring dreams alive by helping pay for a holiday.
Provide soft mats in a sensory room for a safe place to liberate people from their wheelchairs.
Will give someone control over their daily lives through a personal iPad with special apps designed to help communication.
Will allow someone to experience the freedom of movement in a wheelchair-accessible garden swing.
Brings dignity to health checks for people, by buying a digital scale for a wheelchair user.
How your money transforms lives at FitzRoy
Without fundraisers like you, FitzRoy wouldn’t be able to provide the life-changing resources to transform the lives of people with learning disabilities. Use the slider to see how our hard work and donations become essential resources and services for individuals and groups.
For some people love can’t be left to chance
The harsh reality is that people with learning disabilities often end up isolated because they face abuse and harm when going out or using online dating services. Many can be victims of 'mate crime', where people pretend to be friends with them in order to exploit and harm them either physically, financially or sexually.
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Disability hate crime is a major issue in the UK
Research shows 60% of all disabled people have been a victim of hostility, violence or aggression from a stranger.
This includes up to 9 out of 10 people with a learning disability who say they have been bullied, harassed or harmed because of their impairment.
Living in Fear, Mencap 2000
Learning new skills
Charlie, who is supported by FitzRoy in Nottinghamshire, wanted to learn a new skill. Gemma Gill, Rota Co-Ordinator, told us […]