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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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Once upon a time… Jun 14

Once upon a time you just made calls with your phone. Fast forward 20 years and now we carry ‘phones’ that help us earn, learn and have fun as well as communicate. This has all been made possible by the development of mobile applications (apps) and tablets. An app is a piece of software that can run […]

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