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GAAD – Go Mouseless!!

Date: 16 May, 2019  No Comments  ASUK USER

16th May 2019 Today marks the eighth Global Accessibility Awareness Day #GAAD. The day aims to get everyone talking, thinking and learning about how to make digital technology accessible and inclusive for all people affected by different disabilities. Having accessible technology on our websites, mobile phones and web services such as Twitter and Facebook is


In case you missed our Annual General Meeting…

Date: 08 Feb, 2019  No Comments  ASUK USER

Our Annual General Meeting took place on the 24th January 2019. This year we decided to do this by webinar/tele-conference to be as accessible as possible to allow as many people to have the opportunity to attend, particularly as we are all spread out throughout the UK. In case you missed this years AGM, we


ASUK speaks up for Patients in Clinical Trial Design Study

Date: 08 Feb, 2019  No Comments  ASUK USER

#TimeforChange Kerry Leeson-Beevers, National Development Manager for ASUK, along with ten other patient representatives, who are all members of the Patient Think Tank (PTT) of a European research consortium for methodology of rare disease trials called ASTERIX, were interviewed to discuss their views on clinical trial design and the challenges faced for rare diseases. This


Bowled over by this donation!

Date: 15 Feb, 2018  No Comments  ASUK USER

A HUGE THANK YOU to Wickersley Cricket Club! Members of Wickersley Old Village Cricket Club kindly donated £1,700 to Alström Syndrome UK following a successful summer fundraising event. 16 year old Kion, who is affected by Alström Syndrome and whose family are members of the club gratefully accepted the donation. The funding will go towards a fun-filled activity


News, Views and Useful Links (February edition)

Date: 09 Feb, 2018  No Comments  ASUK USER

News, Views and Useful Links! Reaching for the Sky! One of our members Simmie who is always looking for a new challenge, shares her thoughts on her new love for trampolining, proving it is what you can do that counts. “I have recently started going to a trampoline park which opened in Birmingham not long


Wow! – Listen to Inspirational Kion on BBC Radio 2

Date: 14 Nov, 2017  No Comments  ASUK Author

Listen to inspirational Kion (pictured below) who featured on BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans morning show, on Monday 13th November 2017. Follow the link below to the recording, if you move the iplayer to 2 hours 1 min you can hear from Kion speaking about having Alstrom Syndrome and the work of Alstrom Syndrome UK to promote