Previous Next Happy 15th work anniversary, John Paul! Dates-n-Mates began in Glasgow in 2008 to support love and friendship for adults with a learning disability. John Paul Moffat was recruited […]Continue reading "John Paul celebrates 15 years working with Dates-n-Mates"
A post written by Dates-n-Mates Aberdeen Director – Sarah Paterson Discrimination I have unfortunately been in situations where I’ve literally had people tell me that I “don’t look disabled enough”, […]Continue reading "Directors Perspective (part 2) – Autism Acceptance Week"
A post written by Dates-n-Mates Aberdeen Director – Sarah Paterson My experience living with Autism I was diagnosed with autism at aged 3. I’m grateful and thankful to have received […]Continue reading "Director’s Perspective (part 1) – Autism Acceptance Week"
John Clarke became the new Dates-n-Mates Falkirk Director at the end of 2020. He has shared his thoughts on this new role with us and his experiences with meeting new […]Continue reading "Director Views: John discusses relationships and working with Dates-n-Mates Falkirk"
Hello, it is Sarah here. Hope everyone is keeping well. I know this is a very difficult time for us and it is a very chaotic time, especially when it’s […]Continue reading "Director Tips: How to cope during the COVID-19 crisis"
The 2nd of April is Autism Awareness Day 2020 so Dates-n-Mates Aberdeen Director, Sarah is chatting with us about her thoughts on her own Autism. How long has it been […]Continue reading "Sarah’s Autism Awareness Interview"
dates-n-mates Aberdeen Director Sarah, has now hosted two anti-stress sensory workshops for our members. At these events, Sarah prepared stations with different sensory and stress relieving activities and items alongside […]Continue reading "Director Top Tips: Sensory Favourites to reduce stress and anxiety"
The Learning Disability and Autism Leaders list 2019 has been officially announced! Our dates-n-mates Aberdeen Director, Sarah, is one of the leaders! Congratulations! Launched in 2018, by Dimensions UK, the […]Continue reading "Learning Disability and Autism Leader 2019!"
Welcome back to part two of Sarah’s Director stories, don’t forget to check out part one too! Achievements when working for C-Change Sarah says: I have become more confident by […]Continue reading "Director Stories: Sarah shares her challenges & achievements"
Sarah is a director at dates-n-mates Aberdeen. One of the role’s of the Director is an ambassador for the members, as they create a link between them and the other […]Continue reading "Director Stories: Sarah shares some of her tasks"
Hi, My name is Sarah, I’m 22 years old and I have Autism. I was diagnosed when I was 3 years old when my grandma who worked with children with […]Continue reading "Autism Awareness Day: Sarah’s Story"
On Wednesday 3rd October , I carried out my first Chaperone at a date as one of the Dates-n-Mates Glasgow Directors. I met both dates-n-mates members on their date night […]Continue reading "My first Dates-n-Mates Chaperone Date by Director, John-Paul Moffat"