Challenging assumptions about disability

A link to an article about a short film called "Jeremy the Dud"Read more

Assistive Technology for people with disabilities

How we cope with and can be supported with our disabilities at workRead more

A great TV programme giving a personal insight into Aspergers

An inspiring documentary giving Chris Packham's (of The Really Wild Show, Springwatch etc) personal insight into Aspergers.Read more

The Heritage Ability Project

An interesting opportunity for people with disabilities to visit Heritage sites in Cornwall to "road test" how disability-friendly they are.Read more

A gold medalist's take on the 2017 GB Special Olympics in Sheffield

Matthew, one of Volunteer Cornwall's valued volunteers, tells us about his experiences in his own words.Read more

Have you seen Google's doodle today?

Google has, today, chosen to celebrate Thomas Braidwood and his contribution to the development of British Sign Language. If, like me, you have never heard of Thomas Braidwood you may find this a useful piece of information.Read more

Changes –Turn and Face the Strange (David Bowie 1971)

I have started a new role, and am enjoying adapting to the changes of being in a new office, learning about the practices of my colleagues, and beginning my work on the development of two projects.Read more

A visit to The Hugs Foundation

A 3 handed visit by Volunteer Cornwall to a brilliant new equine rescue charity on the outskirts of Bodmin.Read more

VIVA and Special Olympics - a participant's thoughts

In his own words, one of our valued volunteers gives his personal perspective on how it is to volunteer and to participate in Special Olympics. Many thanks to Matthew!Read more

Keyword Signing

I recently successfully completed a short course to help me learn a basic vocabulary of approximately 350 Keyword signs.Read more

An afternoon of musical fun

The afternoon of fun I spent with the Echo Centre and Passmore Edwards House in Liskeard.Read more

Continuing support for VIVA clients

VIVA support does not necessarily end when one of our clients starts volunteering. Our person-centred approach means that we continue to offer support and guidance when needed.Read more

Plants for a Future

A taster session for Sam at Plants for a Future (and a lesson in route-planning for me!)Read more

Well Done Will

18th August 2016 - Viva Volunteer - Well Done Will. Will Parham gains his Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award.Read more

Volunteering as a Buddy for the Viva Project

Through volunteering with the Viva Project, Tony was able to use his experience to gain paid employment supporting individuals with additional needs.Read more