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Feeling part of the community Jun 22

As part of Learning Disability Week, we are raising awareness about the importance of employment and being involved within the community for people with learning disabilities. Here, Amanda talks to us about what this has given her… It’s important for people to be and feel part of their community. If you know me, you’ll know […]

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Raising awareness Jun 21

Learning Disability Week is about raising awareness of people’s contribution to the community and employment. Here, Berge talks to us about how he raises awareness of learning disabilities both locally and nationally… I met the manager of Treat Me Right! at a conference I was attending and started talking with her. Learning about Death by […]

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Helping others to unlock their own creative journeys… Jun 20

Bringing people with learning disabilities together and being involved with their communities is an important part of breaking down barriers. As part of Learning Disability Week, Andy talks about this in more detail… “I have always had a passion for art and creativity and have loved TV artist Tony Hart’s DIY approach to this. It […]

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Making every contact count… Jun 19

For Learning Disability Week, Treat me Right! Project Worker Barry speaks to us about how Treat me Right! are designing a training course with and for people with learning disabilities and autism. Making Every Contact Count is all about having little ‘health chats’ with friends, families and work colleagues to help improve their health. This […]

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Having a fulfilled life without discrimination Jun 16

This year, the first London Partners in Policymaking course run by In Control is taking place thanks to funding from Certitude, The Avenues Group and Integrated Personal Commissioning Group. Between April and September this year, 21 carers and people with disabilities across London will come together for two days every month and cover course topics […]

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