Several People from CMG Shortlisted as Finalists for The 2018 National Learning Disabilities & Autism Awards

23 May 2018

We are proud to announce that several people from CMG have been revealed as finalists for the 2018 National Learning Disabilities & Autism Awards.

All shortlisted nominees will attend an interview with an independent panel of judges, this is normally some weeks before the awards ceremony.

The following people have been shortlisted:

Erren Wheatland & Katie Reid were nominated for Supporting Older People Category, the award recognizes people who are positive about older people, provide excellent person centred support, promote independence, dignity and respect.

Stephen Adamson was nominated for Sporting Chance category for his work as Sorts Ambassador in CMG. This award recognizes how participation in sport or physical activities can improve people’s health and wellbeing. The judges will be looking for someone who has worked creatively to develop sporting activities in which people with learning disabilities and/or autism can choose to participate and enjoy

Mary Woodall was nominated for the People’s award, this award recognises people with autism or a learning disability. This award celebrates individuals or organisations who offer exceptional encouragement and support for individuals with learning disabilities and or autism in providing support services and or personal development and inclusion.

On hearing this announcement, Peter Kinsey, Chief Executive, said:

“I am very proud to see these individuals have been recognised for all the hard work they do. They really deserve to be finalists for these awards.”

The winners will be announced at the award ceremony in Birmingham on Friday 29th June. Keep an eye on our website and social media nearer the time to find out the results.

Category winners from each of the 4 regions will go through to a National Final in the Autumn of 2018.

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