Category Archives: Celebrations

A  Jack Petchy Award for a talented young woman at the AbPhab Youth Club. Ab Phab Deputy Manager, Louise Harris reports:

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Georgina receives her award at Ab Phab

Georgina was nominated by her peers at youth club because of her amazing upbeat attitude which was noticed by one member in particularly who said “taking part in sports hall some more and trying really [hard] with the sports.”

Georgina is a firm believer in making sure you give everything your best shot. Members have commented that she inspires them to play more sports in the gym and that an impairment/ disability is no reason to be isolated.

Georgina makes all new members feel at ease and is a great encouragement to others who feel overwhelmed and dishearten by their own disabilities.

IDDP celebrations

Are you keen to celebrate diversity? 

Here is our report about IDDP celebrations in Barking and Dagenham. 


The December 3rd is International Day of the Disable People.

Barking and Dagenham has already started planning the event. We talk to Keith and Neal about their plans for IDDP, 2015. They tell us about this year’s theme and how to become involved in celebrations.

Anyone who attends the event will also see Essex girl-band, the SweetChix, perform!

Here is the Essex girl-band SweetChix. See them perform at IDDP celebrations.