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We're continuing to help disabled and disadvantaged children and young people throughout the UK with practical, tangible support. #TeamVariety

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Nothing is going to stop 7-year-old Olga from Middlesbrough from dancing – even if she can't go to classes right no… https://t.co/pti0tqCX5p
7/7
2020
On Friday, the Synecore Charity Golf Day 2020 was meant to take place. A huge shout out to @Synecore for continuing… https://t.co/Lra7wnSnLm
7/6
2020
"I remember the first wheelchair Hayley was given — it was heavier than her & she was expected to self-propel." Mum… https://t.co/LU4Cl08d4g
7/5
2020
Good news! @educationgovuk announced that they won't extend beyond 31st July 2020 the recent, temporary changes to… https://t.co/R6pNwQt1hk
7/4
2020
A fantastic combination jungle gym from Variety creates an enriching environment that helps improve Isabella’s… https://t.co/uX0SRJ8q9R
7/1
2020
Govt must prioritise children as much as health & the economy. 150+ organisations - including many members of the… https://t.co/rs80Ewaush
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6/30
2020
Our #varietypodability closed (private) Facebook support group is growing! Join other parent-carers looking after a… https://t.co/Jrk2hVy0er
6/27
2020
Thank you to Georgia and Margaret for donating 300 teddies bears for our ⁦@VarietyGB⁩ ⁦@VarietyNW⁩ children. A Tedd… https://t.co/Jfh4xwF5D2
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s CharityJust picked up over 400 pairs of children’s sunglasses thank you ⁦@mjstocks1⁩ these are on the way to ⁦@VarietyGB⁩… https://t.co/7ZFu3gRZRt
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s Charity76% of families with disabled children have lost the support they received before #lockdown; Variety's work has nev… https://t.co/JHWHszcW6U
6/26
2020
With an Innowalk funded by Variety, 14-year-old Jessica, who has #cerebralpalsy, is able to move freely in an uprig… https://t.co/Sk9PXfg5MW
6/25
2020
Is your child currently #shielding? In the light of recent guideline changes, what would you need to see put in pla… https://t.co/z81pOOVMq0
6/24
2020
It's thrilling to watch budding #parathletics star, Illias, zipping along in his state-of-the-art racing wheelchair… https://t.co/RDFMrtZFf5
6/23
2020
Congratulations Darren Sims @dazdazzle for SMASHING your Variety fundraising target! Your dazzling efforts have kep… https://t.co/JRGKuQ5sR7
6/22
2020
Happy #FathersDay! Here's a big shout out to all the parent #carer Dads out there, who play such a crucial role in… https://t.co/bX3AsE6Oyh
6/21
2020
"Nothing is impossible, so remember to always encourage your child to reach their goals." Mum, Sana, tells us how t… https://t.co/j4iP0PYnNT
6/19
2020
Variety is deeply saddened by the passing of Dame Vera Lynn, a dedicated supporter of Variety’s work with disabled… https://t.co/7vgsuxgVsq
6/18
2020
What does having a new, nifty, light, active, foldable #wheelchair from Variety mean in the life of a lively nine-y… https://t.co/UknDZxI8iH
6/17
2020
"Parents of disabled children ‘exhausted by lack of support' during lockdown" > Metro coverage of the… https://t.co/q4QUf8z6mAToday, the results of the #LeftInLockdown @DCPcampaign survey, supported by Variety, have been published. Special t… https://t.co/HAwtqY1d8h
6/16
2020
This week is #LDweek2020 and we're standing together to celebrate and advocate for children & young people who have… https://t.co/l5KhHnFXvt
6/15
2020
Watching The Award-winning series @RossKemp Living With is back, focusing firstly on Dementia across on @ITV and… https://t.co/WcCxoQJWLL
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s CharityFeeling isolated as a parent-carer? Join our #VarietyPodAbility Facebook Support Group, a safe, private space for… https://t.co/50hzdqlUR9
6/13
2020
During #CarersWeek, here's a massive shout out to all young siblings-carers of disabled children. A new report from… https://t.co/ZxRKPkOD05
6/11
2020
"It's important to not expect your children to be perfectly behaved right now, when the adults aren't at their best… https://t.co/4r9rJQt9DR
6/10
2020
The sun may have gone in, but we're so grateful to tireless supporters like Daz Sims for finding dazzling ways to b… https://t.co/bSuPJDpIDwIt's #CarersWeek and, as parent-carers of disabled children continue to struggle under #lockdown, it's never been m… https://t.co/stCUzi3Wq3
6/9
2020
A good news story! some children are thriving in #lockdown: https://t.co/CtLjoipdND
6/7
2020
With many families facing financial insecurity as a result of #COVID-19, our next #VarietyPodAbility podcast will f… https://t.co/D9kOXQIMtf
6/6
2020
"Our incredibly dedicated Variety committee volunteers have, collectively, given 15,000+ hours of their time over t… https://t.co/aUZuOsUudQ
6/5
2020
Some good news! https://t.co/J3VoIRTGEKPosted @withregram@dom0409 Thank you @varietygb for Luke’s sensory bag.... #sensoryseeker #sensoryplay #sensory https://t.co/rzpzeGAV4u
6/4
2020
This #VolunteersWeek2020, we’re saying a huge #ThankYou to all of Variety's incredible volunteers, who work tireles… https://t.co/RGTbdY2VKv
6/3
2020
The recent lockdown easing for vulnerable children & adults who are shielding from #COVID-19 in England has left ma… https://t.co/DVediEiXLD
6/2
2020
Back to school today? Schools re-opened this morning to selected year groups, but according to an @TheNFER survey,… https://t.co/i1AgRyYk4L
6/1
2020
Your donations to #OHMLive https://t.co/SNOUYgkZbr will help us continue supporting many children and their familie… https://t.co/EyCAk1Ewvy3 hours to go! Want to know how you can join the party and donate? Head to https://t.co/C4Qn16LqIz #DreamWithUs Don… https://t.co/cA6hFePFccWe're very excited to be part of the #OHMLIVE, a 24-HOUR charity live stream featuring 150+ artists! The first five… https://t.co/EqUDKivCPjWe are incredibly grateful for the gift @BGFinvestments have given to support Variety's work in the North of Englan… https://t.co/NGU9ZvqNPx
5/29
2020
@davidwalliams what an amazing write up about us such a great team we are can’t thank you enough and @VarietyGBhttps://t.co/Cht7rKL6hW
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s Charity @TheDanteMarvin @davidwalliams @VarietyNW We love having you as an ambassador too Dante! Thank you for sharing this… https://t.co/x9Y2equinqWe’re thrilled to be one of the charities benefitting from the #OHMLive broadcast, bringing together an incredible… https://t.co/zsfAbL7Ub2
5/28
2020
Our first blog post explores how Variety has adapted to support families during the UK #coronavirus lockdown: https://t.co/imnvS7mJ5NThe new Variety #blog is live today! We will be sharing updates on #disability issues, insights on what we’ve been… https://t.co/RHj1Mz1a0ZHave a wonderful birthday Emily! Enjoy your celebrations 🥰🎂 https://t.co/kaqPr6Qovz
5/27
2020
Seeing Carmela @ChilleryWatson enjoying her mobility, freedom & independence as she goes off on one of her wonderfu… https://t.co/1AFQPt6GFf
5/25
2020
"We’re all at our wits end, mentally and physically. We’re totally locked in. There’s no escape. We’re the forgotte… https://t.co/QJcq7DsAhI
5/24
2020
As #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek draws to a close, have a listen to our #VarietyPodAbility podcast episode on how to l… https://t.co/gGFCuUdCPf
5/23
2020
Here's a positive note for families in #lockdown from Aisling McGuire in @tes – While some children with #SEND will… https://t.co/qq42bA2NSo
5/22
2020
@BankElms We're so thrilled Harry loves the kit, @BankElms, and that it's helping him during the lockdown!A huge THANK YOU to @VarietyGB for providing FREE sensory kits to some of our students during lockdown. If you have… https://t.co/8iCBr9hqeU
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s Charity @KatiePalethorpe We're so thrilled he's benefiting from the pack and that it's helping during the lockdown, @KatiePalethorpe!Worried about schools re-opening? Have a read of @contactfamilies news story to find out about the current plans f… https://t.co/7kBHQ07a6h
5/21
2020
The Department for Education @educationgovuk has announced that children with #SEND in England will benefit from £3… https://t.co/rhwdHgJRuk
5/20
2020
"Sometimes children have a strong feeling in their body, but they don’t know it's called ‘anger’ or ‘sadness’. Even… https://t.co/grJVBWUISlGreat to get such wonderful stories and positive feedback about the way our #sensory packs are supporting children… https://t.co/SLjffyP205
5/19
2020
This #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek, have a listen to our latest #VarietyPodAbility podcast which explores how parents… https://t.co/hOkhRo93hH @TowerBridge Thanks for mentioning us, @TowerBridge!
5/18
2020
@DCPcampaign Thank you for the support!As part of their Pod-Ability podcast series, @VarietyGB have produced 2 episodes with a #coronavirus crisis focus:… https://t.co/2TxVn1JIH9
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s CharityLast chance to take the #SecretLifeInLockdown survey and tell us about the impact of the #coronavirus crisis on fam… https://t.co/pzvdMZGlc7
5/17
2020
Looking for some weekend activity? @VarietyGB 's A 'Make your own sensory kit at home' guide. offers practical idea… https://t.co/7lAgx21mPK
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5/16
2020
@MeTheManAndKids Thank you for sharing! @VarietyGB , the Children's Charity has created a series of podcasts made especially for parents and families of di… https://t.co/BOwwWZpdfK
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s CharityHuge thanks to @realgolforg for their very kind donation to @VarietyGolf which will go towards helping support disa… https://t.co/WUThCVQNZ5
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5/15
2020
@suffolk_TA Thank you for the support!"One of the challenges of #lockdown is a lack of structure, so using play to help a child learn that things do have… https://t.co/HnucTkTs5f @Swheels44 @tamsincottis Glad you like it, @Swheels44!Great blog from @karlwilding @NCVO highlighting our need to know what’s happening to the £750m announced by the cha… https://t.co/lOQPfoTVic
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s Charity @springwell_sch We're so pleased the packs are making a difference to th children you work with!Thank you so much to @VarietyGB for the sensory packs. We have homed them with some of our children who will really… https://t.co/dZZAYG4vEV
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5/14
2020
Have your say: Variety and @DCPcampaign want to understand more about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on dis… https://t.co/wcfykX6GyFWe're looking forward to this exciting new golf challenge, which will help Variety to be there for more disabled &… https://t.co/30JuxN2Wlj
5/13
2020
In case you missed it! Today @davidwalliams joined @Schofe and @hollywills on @ThisMorning to talk about… https://t.co/VAWHJCGXgrYes please everyone donate we need your help more than ever 💙💚❤️ https://t.co/ReO62D4L8o
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s CharitySo proud ⁦@VarietyGB⁩ Young Ambassador ⁦@TheDanteMarvin⁩ for not giving up on his dream for ⁦@davidwalliams⁩ to wr… https://t.co/WTOVI9f4zI
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s Charity @VarietyGB have dedicated 2 episodes of their Pod-Ability series to issues affecting parents&families of disabled c… https://t.co/1fLDesbeiY
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s CharityBig thanks to @DavidWalliams and @ThisMorning for the shout out to our young ambassador @TheDanteMarvin. You can he… https://t.co/FHHRjtGUfS'Coronavirus makes it unsafe for my daughter to go to school, but the strain of caring for her at home is overwhelm… https://t.co/aAz6GBVbAu
5/11
2020
"Knowing they’re being remembered & held in mind is key to bearing a separation for a child. Anything that the peop… https://t.co/txRK3iTwhX
5/9
2020
Keep thinking about a young woman in Cumbria who has made and sold 50 cream teas in aid of @VarietyGB to help… https://t.co/nZnx1pLsWo
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s CharityLooking for some fun #sensory activities this #BankHoliday weekend? Try making these DIY sponge bombs > instruction… https://t.co/lODLCWWJlW
5/8
2020
Thank you @VarietyGB for helping to support one of our pupils. So many families are finding #lockdown hard and it's… https://t.co/7H6JBFjReC
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s Charity @LancasterianS We're thrilled we're able to help at a time when Harvey is missing his school and all that it brings him.Thank you so much @vikroam for supporting Variety's #TwoPointSixChallenge - all the way from Mauritius! https://t.co/GafQZmNUf5 @StreathamSYCT So sorry to hear your Sunshine Coach was vandalised. Great to see you are still managing to use it t… https://t.co/qFtKfFBF4T @VarietyGB thank you for our sensory starter kit! The coloured mirrors were a big hit. https://t.co/W73gbQQse7
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s CharityTo make a DIY #sensory light-up toy that's perfect for discovery and calming, place some battery-powered Christmas… https://t.co/0c7wX7gSiT
5/7
2020
"You don’t have to make it all 'okay'. It’s more important, especially for children with #SEND who have difficulty… https://t.co/9C5jJTBP7wHere's a free, quick and easy way you can make a real difference to the vulnerable children we support – please nom… https://t.co/yPQ8mm8g5K
5/6
2020
Harvey, who has #sensoryprocessingdisorder & is nonverbal, finds #lockdown tough. By sending him a specialist… https://t.co/ZgF7JtPyfbA beautiful sunny day in #wiltshire today. Meant #puppytraining outside off lead was in order. We are very lucky t… https://t.co/vixFG9hciw
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5/5
2020
Thank you to everyone who took part in the raffle. Hope the winners enjoy their prizes! https://t.co/0P6QotPaWhA calming and relaxing #sensory kit from Variety has made all the difference to 10-year old Harry, who has #autism,… https://t.co/IkB2qrigY9 @PrestwichArts Thank you, @PrestwichArtsThese #brownies are a chocolate lover's dream! Thanks so much @Allueva for taking part in the #TwoPointSixChallengehttps://t.co/a2f2J9D0MuVery glad to take part in this podcast from @VarietyGB about children with disabilities , coronavirus and mental… https://t.co/ElqNt8E0fO
Retweeted by Variety, the Children’s Charity @tamsincottis It was so wonderful to have you on the podcast and tohear your very helpful insights and suggestions, Tamsin!
5/4
2020
Being stuck at home is tough, and it's hard to keep children with #sensory needs calm, focused & stimulated. Downlo… https://t.co/4yQSeI9Eel
5/3
2020
@therapyE17 @Kleefstrasyndro Thank you so much again for your brilliant insights - both as mum and therapist.
5/2
2020

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