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Young People

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For information, please email Denise at denise.boyall@nmcentre.com

At NMC we assist and enable young people with disabilities to achieve their aspirations in life.

 

It may be living independently, learning to drive, accessing education, starting work or anything they can think of! 

 

We have a positive and realistic approach which focuses on abilities rather than disability and ensures each individual has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

It is a journey that involves the whole family of that individual and so we make sure they are also supported and reassured on this journey.  

 

Every young person has to make these life changing decisions and we endeavour to lift the barriers and face the challenges head on.

Young People
Support and Events

Are you a young person with a neuromuscular condition or live alongside someone who does?

 

If so, the NMC is here to support you! during the exciting and challenging stage of life as you make choices and plan your lifestyle as a young adult.

We encourage you to contact us and start to get to know the NMC and find out what we offer you – we guarantee its more than you think :)

 

Some of the things we offer, include:

You can:

  • Social events (watching a film with popcorn or having a chat while munching on pizza). 

  • Activity days which are for friends and family as well.  

  • Volunteering / work experience opportunities.

  • All kinds of exciting events such as Bushcraft and Creative drama.

  • Duke of Edinburgh Award - Visit our DofE page.

  • Access to a hive of knowledge, advice and people with firsthand experience of navigating life with a disability.

We can also link with your school, therapists and medical team to contribute to your Education Health and Care Plan.

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Events

We have had a number of exciting events at NMC including our recent Gaming Day which was a great success.

 

We had a great turnout, and everybody joined in, one way or another – whether that was gaming, chatting, cheering on or eating their fair share of lunch! 

All the fun and innovative events and activities we offer provide a safe and friendly environment where you can ask all those burning questions and just be you.  

The events also provide lots opportunities to attend information sessions and learn new skills, as well as some time to kick back, chat and socialise. 

"...coming here has increased my confidence and self-esteem."
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