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New easy read guide to the right to accessible information!

About the easy read guide The British Institute of Human Rights have launched a new easy read resource on the right to accessible information! The guide is for anyone who is interested in the right to accessible information.  Read the guide … Read Article about New easy read guide to the right to accessible information!

What sessions can you come to in May at Ace Anglia’s Talk Health and Wellbeing?

Talk Health and Wellbeing Virtual online meetings every Wednesday at 2:00PM Wednesday 5th May 2021: Cancer with the cancer care navigators and  the Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre Manager at Ipswich Hospital. Wednesday … Read Article about What sessions can you come to in May at Ace Anglia’s Talk Health and Wellbeing?

The Gr8 Support Snapshot Survey 2 – Let’s continue to raise the voice of Support Workers/PAs!

You may know that in 2020, as the first Covid-19 Lockdown came into place, Paradigm designed a Snapshot Survey to capture the experience and feelings of Support Workers/PAs working through the pandemic. The findings of this survey led to the … Read Article about The Gr8 Support Snapshot Survey 2 – Let’s continue to raise the voice of Support Workers/PAs!

Unpaid carers and the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations

As of Monday 15th February, unpaid carers will be included in the next phase of the roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine and will begin to be called forward for their first jab. Unpaid carers are in cohort six of the Joint Committee on Vaccination and … Read Article about Unpaid carers and the next phase of COVID-19 vaccinations

Peter and friends experience of covid-19: for people with intellectual or learning disabilities and/or autism

A free book about the experiences of people with learning disabilities and/or autism during the pandemic - 'Peter and Friends talk about Covid-19 and having a learning disability and/or autism'. From an idea from Peter Cronin, London South Bank … Read Article about Peter and friends experience of covid-19: for people with intellectual or learning disabilities and/or autism

Clinical trials: an easy-read guide

Ace Anglia, together with Thinklusive, West Suffolk Hospital & a local Patient Research Ambassador have co-produced an easy-read guide to clinical trials. Read more about the project This project is a collaboration between West Suffolk … Read Article about Clinical trials: an easy-read guide

Job opportunity: Learning Disability and Autism Network Manager

The NHS England and NHS Improvement Learning Disability and Autism Engagement Team work to help people with a learning disability and their families, carers and supporters to have their say in work happening at NHS England and NHS Improvement. "We … Read Article about Job opportunity: Learning Disability and Autism Network Manager

4 in 5 Autistic People Struggle to Sleep: Understanding the Effect on Slumber

Originally posted by Joy Richards - June 29, 2020 on https://www.happybeds.co.uk/ We all suffer from sleep disturbances and trouble snoozing from time to time but imagine you suffered from a lifelong developmental condition which not only … Read Article about 4 in 5 Autistic People Struggle to Sleep: Understanding the Effect on Slumber

£62 million to help discharge people with learning disabilities or autism into the community

People with learning disabilities or autism who could be better supported in their community will have their discharges from hospital accelerated. Funding will be given to local councils to accelerate discharge of patients with learning … Read Article about £62 million to help discharge people with learning disabilities or autism into the community

Community-based care and learning disabilities: providing the right support, care and housing

#onlineevent More than 2,000 people with autism or a learning disability are currently living in care settings that do not meet their needs. This free online event will look at the challenges of moving people into homes in the community and … Read Article about Community-based care and learning disabilities: providing the right support, care and housing

COVID-19: Grab and go form

This Covid-19 Grab and Go Guide has been made into easy-read by Ace Anglia. It should be used by you if you need to go to hospital during the Coronavirus crisis. It can help the hospital staff learn about you and your health to give you the best … Read Article about COVID-19: Grab and go form

World Autism Awareness Week: A message to the public…

Today is World Autism Awareness Day! To celebrate, the National Autistic Society worked with friends from across the UK to share what autistic people and their families told us they want the public to understand and our handy tips on how the … Read Article about World Autism Awareness Week: A message to the public…