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Episode One: Growing up with a Disablity


Talking about the future and education
Added Date: 26th May 2017

Hello everyone, its Ella here again back with another blog. In this blog, I’m going to be talking about my future. So let’s get started.

In the past, I have thought I wanted to go to University because I went visiting the different universities with college. I wanted to study being a teaching assistant. So, first I went to visit Edge Hill University. I took part in Lectures and lessons all about the university. I then took a tour of the University to have a look at all the different blocks and the different areas of the university. I then started to fill in the UCAS application form in the same week. I then started to look into courses at Edge Hill University around working with people, who have disabilities. I then continued to fill in the UXAS application over the summer. However, in September 2016, I decided to change my mind and go down another route.

I decided to consider going to the Launchpad Centre in Leigh Sports Village because I know that they teach life ...

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Episode One: Growing up with a Disablity

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Added Date: 2nd March 2017

Hello all ! To raise awareness of disability, we at Embrace have created a series of monthly podcasts. The series is six episodes long, and looks at various aspects of our lives, and how disability may affect these (both positively and negatively).

Each episode is 30 minutes long and has guest speakers. In Episode one , we discuss growing up with a disability. Presenter- Chris Hamnett. Guests- Debra Baxter, David Beech and Rob Winstanley. Please Listen, Share and Enjoy!! We would love to hea...

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Episode Two: Travel and Travelling

Soundcloud live streaming audio
Added Date: 1st March 2017

Real life experiences of public transport, aeroplanes and whats good and bad.

Each episode is 30 minutes long and has guest speakers. In Episode one , we discuss growing up with a disability. Presenter- Chris Hamnett. Guests- Debra Baxter, David Beech and Rob Winstanley. Please Listen, Share and Enjoy!! We would love to hear your thoughts so please comment.

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Ella's Blog

Wigan 10k and my experience.
Added Date: 8th October 2016

Hello everyone, it is Ella here back with another blog for you, which today is going to be about me taking part in the Wigan 10k over the past 2 years and how much I have improved whilst doing it. I really hope you enjoy reading it! On to the blog.

Over the past 2 years I have taken part in the Wigan 1k and my walking has improved whilst doing it over the past 2 years. Last year it took around 1 hour and 50 minutes because I had only walked 2k but this year it had taken me just over 2 hours t...

Blogger: Ella Mawdsley


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What is a residential college like?
Added Date: 2nd October 2016

Here's Ellie Greenaway's latest blog which gives us an insight into her life at residential college in Coventry
My new adventure at Hereward College in Coventry
I have moved to a residential college called Hereward in Coventry. I’m doing a level 2 performing arts course. I like doing performing arts because I like a bit of acting (but I get nervous when I am acting) and I love dancing.
I was home sick for the first few days but I have met some lovely friends who have helped me to settle in ...

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on travel training. Please have a read
Added Date: 7th May 2016

ello everyone, my name is Ella and today's blog is going to be about catching the bus by myself and learning how to catch the bus properly and all the different buses there are. In August 2014, I was told that my funding had been dropped for taxis to get to and from college. This meant I had to learn how to catch the bus.

A lady came to my house to evaluate me so that we would know whether I would be able to get the bus. From this, we were told to get a bus pass because I had to do travel tr...

Blogger: Ella Mawdsley


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My holiday in LA and Vegas
Added Date: 27th August 2015

This blog will be about my holiday in LA and Vegas. For example, the things I did and the places I went.
This holiday was amazing because Rachel and Josh (Annie’s boyfriend) came with us and that was fantastic, because my mum and dad didn’t have to worry about me and Annie because I went off with Rachel and Annie went off with Josh to do our own things.
Our family came down to meet us in LA and then came to Vegas with us. We did lots of things with them, like going to Universal Studios in ...

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26th May 2017

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Episode One: Growing up with a Disablity

2nd Mar 2017

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