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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…

A Very Different Conversation

Learning disabilities and autism services Survey In Suffolk, mental health services for people with moderate to severe learning disabilities and autism are changing. We would like to hear how you think this will impact on your experience of … Read Article about A Very Different Conversation

Suffolk Alliance Mental Health Programme Team Newsletter: February 2020

Members of the learning disability partnership have created an easy-read version of February's Suffolk Alliance Mental Health Transformation Newsletter. You can view the document here: … Read Article about Suffolk Alliance Mental Health Programme Team Newsletter: February 2020

TalkTalk ramps up partnership with Ambitious about Autism to launch ‘Employ Autism’

TalkTalk will support the national charity to provide valuable work experience for 10,000 autistic young people In the UK, autistic people often face bleak employment prospects, with only 16% of autistic adults in full time employment. Beyond the … Read Article about TalkTalk ramps up partnership with Ambitious about Autism to launch ‘Employ Autism’

Learning Disability and Autism – 10 year planning meeting

Recently I went to an event in Newmarket. It was about 10 year plan for the NHS.  In the plan they have set out the top priorities. They are: Cancer, Cardiovascular and Respiratory, Learning Disability and Autism & Mental Health. It is … Read Article about Learning Disability and Autism – 10 year planning meeting

New Learning Disability Improvement Standards for NHS Trusts

New standards have been developed to measure the quality of health care for anyone with a learning disability, autism, or both. NHS Trusts have developed the standards by asking patients and carers what they expect for their health care. By using … Read Article about New Learning Disability Improvement Standards for NHS Trusts