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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, take the time to #KnowYourNormal. It's always best to get anything unusual checked by a doctor early on. According to the NHS, you should contact your GP if you encounter any of the following: a new lump or area of thickened tissue in either breast that was not there before […]

Black History Month

The ethos of Black History Month is to educate people on the achievements and contributions African and Caribbean heritage peoples have made to the UK’s history and culture. ​Black History Month UK was the brainchild of Akyaaba Addai-Sebo, a special projects officer at the Greater London Council. He wanted to boost the self-esteem of Black […]

Dyslexia Awareness Week

In the spirit of breaking through the barriers of dyslexia, we'd like to share methods for supporting people with dyslexia. According to the NHS, the following methods are how best to support a child with dyslexia: occasional 1-to-1 teaching or lessons in a small group with a specialist teacher phonics (a way of teaching children to identify […]

World Mental Health Day

According to the WHO, the Covid-19 pandemic created a global mental health crisis, and access to support is often limited for low and middle-income countries. The pandemic is also to blame for decreasing access to mental health services, as these were severely disrupted during a time when they were most needed. This is a time […]

National Coming Out Day

Over the last few decades since National Coming Out Day was first recognised, we’ve seen huge progress for the LGBTQ+ community, with legislation on same-sex marriage, discrimination laws, and educational reforms all helping to protect and support LGBTQ+ people. However, these legal developments don’t mean that the fight for LGBTQ+ rights is over. In the […]

World Food Day

World Food Day is celebrated across 150 countries. It is a day that brings together governments, businesses, and non-profits across the world to tackle the issue of world hunger. Food insecurity is an issue that was further exacerbated by the Covid-19 pandemic, so there's never been a time where collective action has been more needed. […]

World Menopause Awareness Day

According to the NHS, menopause and peri-menopause symptoms can greatly impact your daily life, including relationships, social life, family life and work. This years theme is Continuing the Conversation. It can feel different for everyone. You may have a number of symptoms or none. Symptoms usually start months or years before your periods stop and […]

International Stuttering Awareness Day

Today is International Stuttering Awareness Day. While many people may develop a stutter in childhood, it is quite common for them to "grow out" it as they age. However, this doesn't make a stutter any less of a challenge for the individuals who live with a stutter. Fortunately, there are resources for people who develop […]

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