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(UK) Limavady, NI: $416K for center for young adults with autism

Sept 14, 2021, NI Belfast Live: Centre for adults with learning difficulties opens in Limavady https://www.belfastlive.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/centre-adults-learning-difficulties-opens-21554457

A day opportunities centre for young people and adults with mild to moderate learning difficulties has relocated into new, purpose-built premises in Limavady.

This follows an almost £300,000 [$416K U.S.] investment supported by Ulster Bank, creating two full-time equivalent jobs. Moving On Up! was established in 2014 by Angela McDonald in response to a growing need in the area for a service for young adults with Special Educational Needs when they finished mainstream education…. With a funding package supported by Ulster Bank, Moving On Up! invested in the development of a new, purpose-built unit with modern facilities. Situated on a four-acre plot, it also offers safer and more secure outdoor learning spaces. Angela said: “We have 17 students with us now and our new premises offers room for future expansion."…