the achievements and

promoting the dignity of

people with disabilities

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Access Auditing

Are You Planning a New Building Or Making Alterations With Good Access and Internal Circulation In Mind? Then why not consult the Trust for an overview of plans or to undertake an Access Audit

Children of Courage
Children who have shown courage, determination and resilience in overcoming adverse circumstances, we award three special trophies for Children of Courage
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Annual Personal Achievement Awards 2018

annual-personal-achievement-awards Nominations Sought for 2018 Awards   Nominations for these Awards are now open There are five categories of Awards: Children of Courage / Adult Achievers — a child or adult who has had difficulties in their life and has met them with courage or who has shown determination in overcoming an illness, injury, phobia or disability. The Haldane Butler...

A Proactive Voice for People with Disabilities

a-proactive-voice-for-people-with-disabilitiesby Amy Cochrane   “SEE the person, not the disability.” This is the maxim endorsed by the William Keown Trust, a local charity based in Dundrum, which was set up nearly four decades ago in 1979 by local man Bill Keown. Born with cerebral palsy and raised just outside Kilkeel, Bill was unable to walk as a child. Despite this, he went on to lead a...


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Over the last 35 years the William Keown Trust has grown into a thriving proactive and authoritative voice for people with disabilities in Northern Ireland.
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The William Keown Trust
3 Church View
BT33 0NA

Tel: 028 4375 1243
Fax: 028 4375 1444

Email: wkeowntrust@btconnect.com
Web: www.wkeowntrust.co.uk