Feeling down: improving the mental health of people with learning disabilities1 May 2014
This report is designed to help promote positive mental health by offering information, case studies and real-life experiences of people with learning disabilities and their carers and their strategies for enhancing their mental wellbeing.
Getting a job1 April 2014
This booklet provides advice for family carers of adults with a learning disability. Families sometimes do not know how to go about helping their family member with learning disabilities into paid work.
Thinking Skills Evaluation Report1 February 2014
We adapted the Thinking Skills programme for inmates to be accessible for people with learning disabilities. The programme helps prisoners to understand their behaviour, make better choices and set positive goals, all of which help to reduce their chance of reoffending.
Friends for Life guide16 November 2016
Although children and young people with learning disabilities have higher rates of emotional and behavioural problems than their peers without learning disabilities, research shows they have less access to services and support.
Thinking Ahead report1 April 2013
The Thinking Ahead Report summarises the work done in a project which aimed to raise awareness of the issue of future planning for people with learning disabilities and their famillies.
The report summarises:
- key findings from a survey of families affected by these issues ...
Thinking Ahead: a planning guide for families1 April 2013
This guide was developed with families so they have the information they need to think about and plan for the future.
Moving on: a guide for teachers of children with special educational needs (SEN)1 April 2013
This guide has been produced to help teachers of children with Special Educational Needs make the transition from primary to secondary education as simple as possible, through careful planning and effective liaison between both schools.
Moving on: a guide for pupils with special educational needs moving on to secondary school1 April 2013
This guide has been produced to help children with the transition to secondary school.
Moving on: useful information for families with a child with special educational needs1 April 2013
This guide is for the parents or family members of children with special educational needs. It includes lots of useful information to help ease this period of transition, as well as offering support and guidance to help parents plan.
Moving on: a planning poster for pupils1 April 2013
This poster is for children with special educational needs to help them to plan for (and get excited about!) making the move from primary school to secondary school.