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Our reason for being is to work towards a better life for people with disabilities and their families. Our mission is to ensure that all people with disabilities feel valued, are included and have real choice. We believe that people with disabilities make our communities a more diverse, interesting and worthwhile place to live. That is why everything we do is about ensuring all people are included in their local community.

CPD Courses and Workshops Available

  • Person centred resources a practical strategy session

    Training Course | Embrace Wigan and Leigh

    Embrace Wigan and Leigh

    This session is suitable for individuals who have attended our previous sessions; understanding neurodevelopment; sensory processing and behaviours that challenge or individuals with existing experience. The session will explore a range of tools that can be used to support individuals with impulsive behaviours or sensory processing conditions and give the attendee’s the opportunity to develop their own tools. The session will also look more closely at communication difficulties and how to support people who communicate differently.

  • Independent Travel Training

    Training Course | Embrace Wigan and Leigh

    Embrace Wigan and Leigh

    Travel training provides tailored and practical help in travelling by public transport. Travel training aims to help people travel independently and without fear to work; to education; to other key services; or simply for leisure. During this awareness sessions; you will learn to understand the needs and capabilities of each individual; the risks to look out for and the practical support an individual will require to travel independently.

  • Understanding Behaviours that Challenge

    Training Course | Embrace Wigan and Leigh

    Embrace Wigan and Leigh

    When supporting an individual who is distressed; anxious or behaving in a way that puts themselves or others at risk; we need tools and strategies; which can help. This course will provide learners with a range of tools; which will develop the quality of support received by those with support needs.

  • Understanding Neurodevelopment Conditions

    Training Course | Embrace Wigan and Leigh

    Embrace Wigan and Leigh

    This session will include a basic introduction to conditions such as Autism; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and Pathological Demand Avoidance. Attendees will learn how these conditions effect the day-to-day lives of individuals and how they can provide high quality support. Learners will then receive a brief introduction into person-centred support.

  • Understanding Sensory Processing Conditions

    Training Course | Embrace Wigan and Leigh

    Embrace Wigan and Leigh

    We all process sensory information every day; whether that be tasting our food; listening to our friends and colleagues or feeling the wind and rain against our skin. However; for some; this process is more difficult and at times; problematic. Our course will provide you with a detailed knowledge of a variety of sensory conditions; helping you develop your understanding and support skills. You will develop an understanding of why people process sensory information differently and what you; as a friend; professional or family member can do to help.

Embrace Wigan and Leigh
Abram Ward Cooperative
81 Ribble Road
Platt Bridge
WN2 5EG

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