Meet Danny

My name is Daniel I’m currently 27 years old. I am a big supporter of Manchester united football club. Multiple times a year I go to Turkey, I like going to Turkey so I can get a golden tan, eat lovely food and talk to all the lovely locals in Marmaris. My favourite thing to do in Turkey is go for a Turkish shave. I’ve been going to Turkey for 15 years and I go twice a year every year. After the first year of going to Turkey, me and my family loved Marmaris that much that we decided we would go there year after year.

When I was 2 and half years old I fell into a fish pond. Even though I got out of the fish pond within a few seconds, my lungs had filled up with water stopping the oxygen going to my brain. I have now been left with a brain injury. I’m now attending Friends Together 3 days a week and also have PA hours with Lee. I enjoy friends together because Phillip Barlow is there and he is my favourite human on earth.

I really like the day on Tuesday because we go to the cinema and bowling. I also like Thursdays doing computer class which is where I’m currently writing all about myself.

At Saturday club we go to different places each week such as swimming, bowling, museums and crazy golf. I like the fact that we don’t just stay in Sheffield we go to places such as Leeds, Doncaster and Barnsley. Saturdays can become a little tiring. Each week recently we have started having a day at the Workshop which is really nice and chilled out. A few weeks ago we stayed in the Workshop and did long term planning. Some of my ideas where go: Another escape room, go to The Deep, Legoland. I also suggested that one week we could go to a match such as football or ice hockey.


Friends Together


Family is usually what comes to mind,


Relationships like these are hard to find,


In the beginning each one was shy,


Empowering each other the love ran high,


Nobody understands the bonds we have,


Days go by, with each a new path,


Sewing, knitting, and all our crafts,


To swimming, bowling and all our laughs,


Onwards and upwards is our intention to go.


Genius ideas we imagine and show.


Everyone together, joined as one,


Taking the hard days that are yet to come.


Home is here with the warmth from our hearts,


Everybody at friends together left their marks,


Reality shows that no matter the weather we are always together.  

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By Danny
with help from Autumn Cousins
Hello. This is Janine explaining about why she likes to go cycling.
By Michael

We are people


We like to hang out with a mate.

Stay up till its really late.

Even if we are disabled.

Or have difficulties.

We are people.


We listen to music, wide range.

It doesn’t matter if it is a little strange

We have a voice

No matter our circumstance.

We are people.


Some can sing, some like to dance

Play the drums, play the bass

It doesn’t matter what we do.

Or who we are

We are people.


Some are Owls, others are Blades

But when we are together, we have a rave.

We need freedom to be who we want

And no matter who we are

We are people.


We have many difficulties.

Some are autistic, others are in a chair

Even if we have a carer talk to us

We are not invisible and, in the end,

We are people.



I am what I am and cannot change.


I have in my life wished I could but was not able too

not for myself, I should add, but those who criticised, made fun off me or showed me little or no respect.


I am what I am and cannot change. 


The times people stare, make comments about me, laugh at me sometimes I feel on my own in a world that only holds me.

I am what I am and cannot change.


I now know that I am not on my own here there are many like me some are different on the outside and some they are different on the inside, but we are all the same we are all equal we are one.


I am what I am and will not change.


By Carl