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Cancellations for August

Cancellations for August 2018. As many of our members go away or need to look after their children during the school holidays, some of our groups will NOT be running in August. The following are NOT running in August :

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Focus group about RBKC’s online information

New event…. Would you like to have a say about the Council’s online information for disabled residents? ADKC have been asked to arrange a focus group about how well, or not, the peoplefirstinfo.org.uk website works for local disabled people… and

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Free talk on 17th July

One of ADKC’s members has informed us about the following event: Through a discussion of their beautifully humane novels, authors Alice Burnet (Ideal Love) and Anne Patterson (Yes) explore the effects of medical conditions on everyday life. Both novels were published

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Newsflash – summer 18

Our Summer 2018 newsflash is now out. You can read a copy by clicking the following links: Newsflash summer 18 pdf NEWSFLASH Summer 2018 large print word Don’t forget that you can see all the previous Newsflash on our publications

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Benefits News – PIP and UC

Recent news: Universal Credit – a court case has decided that 2 men who lost the severe disability component after changing from “legacy benefits” to the new Universal Credit were treated “unlawfully”. (external link) Personal Independence Payments – 1. People

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New Drop-in at the Town Hall

ADKC will be in the Customer Service Centre – from 1pm-3.30pm – on the first Tuesday of each month (except January). Come and talk with Simone or Jenny to find out about the Disability Connect Project, the Independent Lives Kensington and

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How ADKC deals with your personal information.

You will undoubtedly be aware that there are new regulations about how your personal information has to be protected. This is due to the new General Data Protection Regulations or GDPR. This also applies to ADKC. For people who are

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Do you employ a Personal Assistant or Carer?

As you will undoubtedly have heard – there is a new data protection law coming into play on Friday 25th May. This also applies to disabled people who employ Personal Assistants or (paid) carers. You can get information to give

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Disability Connect – New Flyer!!

Our Disability Connect project, which supports isolated Disabled people between the ages of 18-49, has a new  flyer!! For more information about the project, please contact Simone Galloway on 020 8960 8888 (Mon, Tues and Thurs) or email her at

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Barriers to Independent Living

Every year on the 5th May, the European Network on Independent Living celebrates the European Independent Living Day! The theme for this year’s celebrations was “Barriers to Independent Living”. Local disabled people who attended the Independent Living Surgery  in May

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