life and work

Celebrating Learning Disability Week 2022 – I AM Festival

To celebrate Learning Disability Week, we’re at I AM Festival – a yearly celebration empowering D/deaf, disabled, and neurodivergent young people to explore their creativity.

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‘Our View’ – Videos made by young people, for young people

‘Our View’ is a collection of short films made by young people with special educational needs and disabilities on their experiences, challenges and successes in preparing for and gaining employment.

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Read our latest magazine

Check out the latest edition of the AFK magazine, bursting with news, stories and updates from our team.

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AFK’s Top 3 Reasonable Adjustments for the Workplace

AFK’s Top 3 Reasonable Adjustments for the Workplace, small changes that make the environment and work processes more accessible to all.

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AFK named as a top UK charity for impact

AFK has been named “the best of the best” on Circle Acts’ list of the best UK charities to donate to for high-impact giving.

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Barclays gives £100,000 to AFK

The Barclays 100×100 UK COVID-19 Community Relief Fund has given £100,000 to Hornsey-based charity AFK–Working With Disability (formerly Action For Kids).

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Loneliness, lockdown and disability

Disabled people are more likely to experience loneliness than those without disabilities; how can we provide enough support during this challenging time?

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Kerone’s smiling big at Cosprop

Kerone came to my AFK with the hopes of finding an employer who was willing to remove the barriers he faced to employment. He secured a job at Cosprop.

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Trainee and Community Awards

Every year, disability charity – my AFK, celebrate and reward young people for their achievements. They also award the local community for their support.

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Staff Stories: Louise Blay – Job Coach

Staff at my AFK share their stories of what they do working here. This one comes from Louise who is part of our Life and Work team.

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