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My Voice Focus Group & People at the heart of care workshop

My Voice Focus Group & People at the heart of care workshop On 29th April we had two great workshops at Kesgrave Community and Conference Centre. My Voice Focus group and People at the heart of care. The My Voice Focus Group – Your Ordinary Life: how ACS can support you The My Voice Focus Groups are for anyone who has an interest in the Suffolk Joint Learning Disability Strategy. This could be people with a learning disability, autistic people,…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group

Sign up to the My Voice Focus group: https://tinyurl.com/MyVoiceFCApril24When: 29th April 2024Where: Kesgrave War Memorial, Community Centre Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Ipswich, IP5 1 JFTime: 10:30am – 12:30pm Your Ordinary Life: how ACS can support you The My Voice Focus Groups are for anyone who has an interest in the Suffolk Joint Learning Disability Strategy. This could be people with a learning disability, autistic people, families and carers or provider organisations. The My Voice Focus Group is co-chaired by: Nic…

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A Devolution Deal for Suffolk

Suffolk County Council has been invited to enter into a devolution deal with the Government. Devolution means the Government will give more control to Suffolk County Council to decide how it wants to spend money.  This makes sure decisions are made closer to the local people, communities, and businesses they affect.  Under this deal, Suffolk County Council would get £480 million over 30 years.  You have a chance to have your say about this by filling out a questionnaire. There is…

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A project about Research

Thinklusive and Autism & ADHD are doing a project to hear what people think about research. This is part of the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care System’s Research Engagement Network. They are doing this work as research projects often do not include people with a learning disability or who are neurodivergent. They are running a small workshop on the 18th of March, open to people with a learning disability, people who are neurodivergent, parents and carers. The workshop will run from 1:30…

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Suffolk People First March 2024: Voting and your democratic right to express yourself!

Get your FREE ticket here: http://tinyurl.com/SuffolkPFMarch24When: 1st March 2024Time: 10:30 – 2:00Where: Kesgrave War Memorial Community centre, Ipswich, IP51JF Suffolk People First is a county-wide self-advocacy event for people with a learning disability and autistic people. Hosted by Ace Anglia. Suffolk People First brings together self-advocates, family carers, support workers and health & social care professionals from across Suffolk. We have guest speakers from local, regional and national organisations. Don’t miss out on all the fun! Get your free ticket…

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Self-advocacy groups in Suffolk

Ace Anglia are running self-advocacy groups in Suffolk. Join the free self-advocacy groups that are open to people with a learning disability and autistic people. These groups empower people to express themselves freely and safely while discussing any topic of their choice. These groups are the first step towards becoming a strong and confident self-advocate or an expert with experience. There is no formal membership, and you can come and go as you choose! If you would like to come…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group

Sign up to the next My Voice Focus Group: My Voice Focus Group link Date and time: 8th February 2024 10:30 – 12:30 Where: Zoom The My Voice Focus Groups are for anyone who has an interest in the Suffolk Joint Learning Disability Strategy. This could be people with a learning disability, autistic people, families and carers, provider organisations, members of the public, key organisations and businesses. There are 4 My Voice Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The…

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2024 Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy Focus Groups

Register for our 2024 focus groups throughout the year by clicking the link below! https://suffolkordinarylives.co.uk/events/ The Four Focus Groups called My Home, My Health, My Life and My Voice were created to drive the strategy. They are held four times a year and are open to anyone including people with a learning disability, autistic people, families and carers, provider organisations, members of the public, key organisations and businesses. It is really important that people with a learning disability and autistic…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group

Sign up to the next My Voice Focus Group: My Voice Focus Group link Date and time: 14th December 10:30am – 12:30pm Where: The Conference Centre Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave IP5 1JF The My Voice Focus Groups are for anyone who has an interest in the Suffolk Joint Learning Disability Strategy. This could be people with a learning disability, autistic people, families and carers, provider organisations, members of the public, key organisations and businesses. There are 4 My Voice Focus…

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Suffolk People First: Relationships

Sign up to the FREE Suffolk People First event: https://tinyurl.com/SPFDEC23 DateFriday 1st December 10:00am – 2:00pm VenueKesgrave Community CentreTwelve Acre ApproachIpswich, Suffolk IP5 1JF United Kingdom  Suffolk People First is a county-wide self-advocacy event hosted by Suffolk based advocacy organisation Ace Anglia. The quarterly held events bring together self-advocates, family carers, support workers and health & social care professionals from across Suffolk. We have guest speakers from local, regional and national organisations. In December Suffolk People First is about Relationships It will be…

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Area SEND inspection for Suffolk Local Area Partnership

 Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC) are visiting your area to inspect the local arrangements for children and young people with special education needs and disabilities (SEND). The inspectors want to know about the help and support that children and young people with SEND get. You can tell us by filling in a survey below. Your answers are confidential. The surveys will close at 9am on 7 November 2023. Children and young peopleIf you are a young person with SEND please fill in this survey.…

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Disability Action Plan: Consultation Session

The Government are currently running a consultation to find out what people think should be in the Disability Action Plan 2023/2024. This Action Plan aims to improve disabled peoples lives and focuses on the work that will be done in the next two years. The Government wants to hear about what they should prioritise. This is a Learning Disability England Members session, you can join the membership for as little as £12 a year

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SENDIASS Information Sessions for Families Autumn 2023

This information is designed for sharing online and reflects sessions confirmed as of September 2023. Further sessions may be added as the term progresses. You can also direct families to our events calendar and our SENDIASS News and Events webpage for details of upcoming sessions. To increase accessibility, we have created pre-recordings of all SENDIASS online sessions on our SENDIASS YouTube channel which parents, carers and practitioners can access at any time, to watch at their own pace and at…

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East Of England NHS Co-Production Group

Ace Anglia are facilitating the East of England NHS Co-production Group. September 14, 10:30 am – 4:00 pm This is FREE event and you can sign up here: https://tinyurl.com/52856dfh Learn about what makes good co-production and how we can work together. This group is for people with a learning disability, autistic people, parent carers, self-advocacy groups and parent carer groups. For more information please contact: nikki@aceanglia.com

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Suffolk People First: September 2023

Ace Anglia are excited to announce the upcoming Suffolk People First Conference September 8th 10:30 am – 2:00 pm Kesgrave Community CentreTwelve Acre Approach Kesgrave IP5 1JF Click here to get your FREE ticket The events aim to: Work in co-production with delegates on implementing the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2022 Bring people together Provide opportunities for people to talk directly to the Learning Disability Partnership Board Provide opportunities for people to share good news or stories Host presentations about policy, organisations,…

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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group

The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board would like to invite self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations, board members, key organisations, and wider partnership to the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group. About this meeting The My Voice Focus Group is a group as part of the updated Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2021/22. The re-fresh of this strategy maintains our commitments to work together with partners across Suffolk. We want to work in new and different ways to ensure that people…

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Talk Tech 2023

Talk Tech 2023 is conference is about technology for people with learning disabilities and autistic people hosted by Ace Anglia. Technology can help you do lots of things like communicate with others even if you have trouble speaking. There are special devices and apps that can help with this. It can also help you learn new things and have fun while doing it! There are lots of cool games and apps that can help you learn and have fun at…

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The Advancing Autism Conference

Are you interested in the Advancing Autism Conference? It’s happening on 22nd June 2023 at Colchester Rugby Club. The conference is all about understanding and accepting autism. We’ll be discussing what acceptance means to us and how we can make a positive change in society. We have an awesome lineup of speakers from different backgrounds who truly understand the importance of acceptance. They’ll be sharing their experiences and successes, inspiring us to make a difference. We’ll also have the incredible…

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Accessible Information Advisory Group

A new advisory group has been set up to advise the Suffolk and North East Essex Integrated Care Board about accessible Information. This is to help make sure people receive NHS information that is accessible to them. It is facilitated by Thinklusive. Information needs to be accessible in lots of different ways and the Accessible Information Advisory Group will represent the range of accessible information needs in our communities. The first meeting will be on Zoom on the 25th of…

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My Voice Focus Group 16th March Agenda

The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board would like to invite self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations, board members, key organisations, and wider partnership to the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group. About this meeting The refresh of this strategy maintains our commitment to work together with partners across Suffolk, to work in new and different ways to ensure that people with learning disabilities live good lives as part of their community with the right support at the right time, from…

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Suffolk SEND Surveys

In addition to supporting parents and carers, Suffolk SEND service also provides information, advice and support to young people, and they want to find out the best ways to reach them directly. Suffolk SEND has created a survey. The survey for young people is available in Easy Read too, and they also have a separate survey for practitioners: Young Person survey (aimed at ages 11 to 25) Easy Read version of Young Person survey (opens PDF version of young person survey) Practitioners working with Young…

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