Students train employers: Autism Awareness Training

Insightful training to help employees develop empathy for working alongside intern colleagues with autism. Read more

Valuing disabled people at Kent's biggest business awards

We celebrate the KEiBA Awards and Valuing Disability Business of the Year winners, Bluewater, at the spectacular gala dinner. Read more

Co-Production in Risky Business - A Spotlight on Supporter, Sam

Sam Barnard is a professional actor, group member and paid Supporter. He is also an advocate for equal representation of actors with learning disabilities. Read more

Macknade Grows Farm Shop Family with Internships

Manager, Paul, explains why taking on a supported internship has improved their workforce training, streamlined their induction processes and developed team communication. Read more

Personalised job matching makes business-sense

The Entertainer toy shop is a breath of fresh air when it comes to meaningful, common-sense inclusion and celebration of diversity. Read more

We are proud to be.....

We celebrate one year of being bemix and join with Learning Disability Pride to celebrate our individuality. Read more

‘House of mongs’ - the scandal of abuse in Whorlton Hall

We reflect on the terrible abuse still happening in some care homes and ask what can we do about it? Read more

Starting a new social movement

We are joining forces with other advocacy organisations to renew a louder voice for change. Read more

Wider Horizons - A life outside hospital

We report on our work running Forums to help transform care in secure settings. Read more

Ofsted rating celebrates inclusion and guides development of our Supported Internship programme

bemix received its first Ofsted report as a Specialist Post-16 Provider following our first Oftsed inspection in May 2019. Read more

Going beyond expectations in our work in Eco Shed

Every individual member contributes to the project. We focus here on some of the people who have taken up the challenge and created some beautiful work recently. Read more

bemix are back at Festability!

"Where music meets disability" - a vibrant festival in Birchington, Kent on Saturday 11th May. Come and join us! Read more

Banging the drum!

Tom Wiles is a freelance drummer who has been using support from Life Choices to develop his drumming business, set up a new website and prepare for a gig at Ronnie Scott's jazz club in London. Read more

Proactive inclusion benefits everyone long-term

We find out how one of our students, Robert, has settled and progressed in his workplace at creative agency, Zest. Read more

People with learning difficulties have the power to effect positive change

We work together to use the power we have as an organisation to make choices that support equality, encourage inclusion and protect the freedom of people, animals and the environment. Read more

Eco Shed member "branches" out into chainsaw art

Garry joined The Chainsaw Wizard for work experience in producing larger artworks. Read more

Discovery Catering - Pop-up Cafés

We want your feedback on how we can improve our monthly café for the wider community. Read more

Climbing the Mountain of our Fears

Will grows in confidence as he conquers his fear of heights with the Be Seen, Be Heard group. Read more

Working Together to Improve Counselling

We attended and ran workshops in Canterbury, and at the International Conference for Pluralism in Counselling in London. Read more

Valuing Disability: In conversation with..... the document warehouse

We find out how our Supported Internships partners, the document warehouse, value disability in their work. Read more

Being Seen - Supporting Community Sustainability

Providing a quality service making bespoke, handmade products for the community is at the heart of what we do at Eco Shed, so we love being able to support other projects that bring the community together. Read more

Intern Conner helps launch new Holiday Park facilities in Sheerness

Staff at Golden Leas Holiday Park have provided the supportive working environment to enable Conner to contribute to the success of transforming the park for residents and visitors. Read more

Plastic in our Oceans - Leila's campaign

Leila has been using her time in the Media group to raise awareness about the harmful effects of plastic in the ocean. She recently made a radio show which aired on Dover Community Radio. Read more

Disabled Access Day - Saturday 16th March

We are celebrating the organisations that make sure they are accessible all year round, meaning people with learning difficulties and/or autism can be seen, be heard and belong in every part of society. Read more