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Newsletter May 2017

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  • Next Event “Our Rights Our Voice” and “Let’s Get Working”
  • “Your Love Life” event report
  • Planning for the Future Service
  • Recent Meetings and Events
  • Engagement Service – Connect Forum
  • Moving On Solutions and Friendship Group
  • Health Improvement Service
  • Connect Buddies expansion
  • Working Together with Parents Network North Wales
  • Conwy Access Team contact details

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Welsh Ambulance Celebration and Learning Event

On Feb 28th James and Catherine travelled to Blackwood, South Wales to attend and present, at the Welsh Ambulance Service’s Celebration and Learning Event.

James presented his quiz to 40 and received a certificate thanking him for the quizzes he had ran so far.

Have a look at what James got up to at the event.



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Conwy Connect – what’s on this week?

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‘Your Love Life’ Event

Our ‘Your Love Life’ event was held on Tuesday 28th February 2017, 10am to 3pm at The Interchange in Old Colwyn. It was organised with and hosted alongside Jane McIlveen, Development Officer for The Down’s Syndrome Association (and Conwy Connect Committee Member). DSA-logo-02

The aim of the event was to

  • inform you about relationships
  • help you increase your confidence
  • enable you to discuss relationships
  • make you aware of contraceptives and how to keep safe

We tried to do this in a variety of ways – there were interactive presentations, discussion groups, workshops, games and quizzes as well as a role play by the Venture Drama Group. Everyone was given an information pack to take away with them.

The event was well attended and it was great to see so many people feeling comfortable enough to talk openly about sex and relationships on the day.

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Wheelchair Sports Taster Sessions

There will be FREE taster sessions in Conwy for Wheelchair Rugby, Para Power Lifting and Handcycling this month.

They will be run by Disability Sports Wales.

This is your chance to try something new for free.

Just click on the images to enlarge them for details.

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For more information contact Mark Richards (Disability Sports Wales Development Officer) at Mark.Richards@conwy.gov.uk or on 01492 575593.

Mark is also looking for volunteers to help out with the sessions.

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