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Introducing our new online community - join today!
  We are excited to announce that our new online community with Scope is now live, and waiting for you to join! Please do check it out and tell us what you think.    You can visit the online community from the Scope website. It only takes a minute to regist...
You can visit the online community from the Scope website. It only takes a minute to register, and once you've signed in, you'll be able to set up your own profile page and introduce yourself to others. Those of you are familiar with Netbuddy will recognise many of the features people enjoyed ...
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Free fashion workshop for young disabled adults
Fashion may seem a trivial concern, but the clothes we wear and how we wear them has a big impact on how others view us and, more importantly, how we view ourselves, says Katherine Sparkes of the Flamingo Foundation. Looking good is a big part of feeling go...
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What does joining Scope mean for Netbuddy?
As we get closer to launching the new online community with Scope, we thought we'd take a moment to answer some of your questions about what the future now holds for Netbuddy.   Will Netbuddy continue under the same name? No, Netbuddy will no longer keep it...
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What do you want to see in the new online community?
Back in October we announced that Netbuddy was joining Scope to create a new online community. We’ve spent the last few months talking to Netbuddy and
Scope followers about what they’d like to see on the new joint
community. We’ve done this through an onl...
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1000s of practical tips from carers to carers

Check out netbuddy website for hundreds of practical tips and ideas for learning disabilities.

Netbuddy is a new website with hundreds of tips and bright ideas from parents, carers, teachers and therapists with experience of learning disability.
From creating calm before bedtime to preventing panic attacks on the bus, Netbuddy provides simple, yet ingenious solutions to everyday issues.
Discover hundreds of tried and tested tips from people who’ve been exactly where you are.

Netbuddy provides practical tips that work: ideas, answers and support for people caring/supporting those with learning disabilities.

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