Wave for Change is about encouraging and enabling mixed ability friendships.
We want to see more people with and without learning disabilities mixing socially and having fun together in the heart of your community.
Doing things with and not for each other.
Mixing with Wave makes a difference
Wave believes everyone should have the chance to join in with community life.
When we do things with not for each other, everyone benefits.
Understanding and acceptance of people’s ‘differences’ improves.
Friendships are built.
I was scared of not knowing how to act around people that were considered ‘different’. I needed something or someone to challenge me – and this has come through Wave
Wave in the news
Listen to Wave co-founder Celia and her daughter Maia discuss about the ethos behind WAVE, and how it aims to bring people together, and by doing that help change the way they think and their attitudes.
Wave on BBC Radio London news