Tag Archives: learning disability

How we can all become superhumans thanks to assistive technology and inclusion

As we follow the exciting Paralympic Games, we’re seeing how assistive technology in the form of specific sport-adapted wheelchairs; balls that bleep; and specially designed prosthetics are helping athletes win medals that rattle . But you don’t have to be … Continue reading

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Nothing about us without us – National Co-production Week

We are celebrating SCIE’s National Co-production Week Monday 4 – Friday 8 July as the first national event of its kind showing the benefits of co-production, sharing good practice and highlighting the contribution of people who use services and carers … Continue reading

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Lovell Park Hub: providing the perfect medicine in Mental Health Awareness week

This year Mental Health Awareness Week, 16-22 May, focuses on quality relationships or partnerships which are fundamental to our health and wellbeing. As individuals and communities we cannot flourish without them. In fact, they are as vital as other lifestyle factors, … Continue reading

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Improving independence through Travel Training

  We often take for granted how we get around the city, whether this is by driving, walking or public transport. For some, it is not such an easy process, which is where Independent Travel Training (ITT) comes in. ITT … Continue reading

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Decisions, decisions: a post spin-out dilemma for Aspire

  Aspire Community Benefit Society supports more than 1000 adults with learning disabilities to have better lives through the provision of day opportunities, supported living and respite services. As the Learning Disability Community Support Service, we were formerly the Council’s … Continue reading

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ALL aboard for new job opportunities for Roseville staff

A positive change in the lives of six people with learning disabilities marked the end of an era for Adult Social Care services as The Roseville Laundry finally closed!

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BEYOND – The new arts festival coming to Leeds

  As part of this year’s Learning Disabilities Week, Holy Trinity Church hosted the launch party of BEYOND, a brand new arts festival coming to Leeds in June 2016. BEYOND will celebrate the work of artists, performers and musicians with learning … Continue reading

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