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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Health Focus Group

The My Health Focus Groups are for anyone interested 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 6 My Health Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The My Health Focus Group is co-chaired by: Wendy Scott, Head of Quality Mental Health Learning Disability and Autism, Suffolk & North East Essex ICB Mark Conquer, Expert with…

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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 Learning Disability Strategy: My Home Focus Group

Sign up to the next My Home Focus Group: https://tinyurl.com/MYHOMEDEC23 5th December 10:30am – 12:30pm On Zoom The My Home 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 Home Focus Groups a year, which are online and face-to-face. The My Home Focus Group is about…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Health Focus Group

The My Health Focus Groups are for anyone interested 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 6 My Health Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The My Health Focus Group is co-chaired by: Wendy Scott, Head of Quality Mental Health Learning Disability and Autism, Suffolk & North East Essex ICB Mark Conquer, Expert with…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Health Focus Group

The My Health Focus Groups are for anyone interested 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 6 My Health Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The My Health Focus Group is co-chaired by: Wendy Scott, Head of Quality Mental Health Learning Disability and Autism, Suffolk & North East Essex ICB Mark Conquer, Expert with…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Health Focus Group

The My Health Focus Groups are for anyone interested 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 6 My Health Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The My Health Focus Group is co-chaired by: Wendy Scott, Head of Quality Mental Health Learning Disability and Autism, Suffolk & North East Essex ICB Mark Conquer, Expert with…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Health Focus Group

The My Health Focus Groups are for anyone interested 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 6 My Health Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The My Health Focus Group is co-chaired by: Wendy Scott, Head of Quality Mental Health Learning Disability and Autism, Suffolk & North East Essex ICB Mark Conquer, Expert with…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Health Focus Group

The My Health Focus Groups are for anyone interested 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 6 My Health Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The My Health Focus Group is co-chaired by: Wendy Scott, Head of Quality Mental Health Learning Disability and Autism, Suffolk & North East Essex ICB Mark Conquer, Expert with…

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My Home Focus Group

The Suffolk Learning Disability Board would like to invite you to The My Home Focus Group. When: Tuesday 12th SeptemberTime: 10:30 am – 12:30 pmWhere: Kesgrave Community Centre Twelve Acre Approach, Ipswich, Suffolk, United Kingdom We aim to Co-Produce this focus group with self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations and board members. We want to: The findings from this co-production will feed back into the Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board to support and enable change.

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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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SCA Care Conference 5th October 2023

The Suffolk Care Association Care Conference theme this year is: social care is the solution – Not the problem. How can we fix it? There will be guest speakers on the day: Professor Will Pope– Chair, NHS Suffolk and North East Essex ICB Board Michelle Dyson- Director, General, Adult Social Care Professor Martin Green- CEO, Care England Ruby Peacock- Policy, Practice and Innovation Director, Homecare Association Kevin Barker- Director SL&V –talks on immigration law and implementation Jonathan Cunningham – MBE–…

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Autism in Racing: Newmarket Racecourse Saturday 19th August 2023

What is Autism in Racing: August Event Autism in Racing have an upcoming date on Saturday 19th August 2023 at Newmarket Racecourse – this is a day meeting “Summer Saturday” -Love a Grey horse? The Grey Horse handicap takes centre stage as a field of only grey horses come thundering down the track. https://www.thejockeyclub.co.uk/newmarket/events-tickets/summer-saturday-5/ We will have access to the mobile sensory unit with interactive walls. It’s hosted by Racing Together as part of our Autism in Racing programme and full…

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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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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Life 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 Life Focus Group. About this meeting The My Life Focus Group is a group which is 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…

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Learning from Lives and Deaths

People with a Learning Disability and autistic people (LeDeR) Research has shown that on average, people with a learning disability and autistic people die earlier than the general public, and do not receive the same quality of care as people without a learning disability or who are not autistic. We want to change this. LeDeR reviews deaths to see where we can find areas of learning, opportunities to improve, and examples of excellent practice. This information is then used to…

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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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My Health Focus Group 28th April 2023 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 health 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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My Life Focus Group 19th April 2023 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 Life 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…

front cover of the full autism research strategy

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Five-year NHS autism research strategy for England

A five-year NHS autism research strategy, to facilitate the use of the best current evidence when making decisions about autism services provided by or paid for by the NHS in England. Introduction Autism is not a rare condition (about 1–2% of England’s population is autistic). Autism should not bar anyone from a happy, healthy and long life; yet relative to their non-autistic peers, autistic people frequently experience the following: • More mental ill-health. • Greater likelihood of poor physical health…

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HEAR ME, SEE ME: Autism advocacy and communication in a healthcare setting 

About the session This is an online session for healthcare professionals. At least 1 in every 100 people are autistic.  For those who are neurodiverse, living in a neurotypical world, it doesn’t always feel like you are being advocated for.  In this next session in our series, we are discussing:  how to provide a service that supports self advocacy within the autistic community  when and why you should contact a statutory advocate  how to make your communication more accessible for…

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Autism Peer Support

Have a say in the future of Peer Support for Autistic people Health Education England (HEE) are exploring what capabilities are required for people that become peer support workers for autistic people. These capabilities will cover the skills, knowledge and values that Peer Support workers must have to do the job. Autism Peer Support is where autistic people use the lessons learned from their own experiences to support other autistic people. As well as their own experience they also need…

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National strategy for autistic children, young people and adults: 2021 to 2026

The government’s national strategy for improving the lives of autistic people and their families and carers in England, and implementation plan for 2021 to 2022.

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The treatment of autistic people and people with learning disabilities: a report from the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee

Information below extracted from the summary of the full report: https://committees.parliament.uk/publications/6669/documents/71689/default/ – some sentences shortened/simplified. The poor treatment of autistic people and people with learning disabilities has been a problem for the NHS and care system for a long time. An example of poor care and abuse was exposed by reports and investigations into the Winterbourne View hospital which took place in 2011. The fact that these issues have not been resolved 10 years later is a scandal in its…

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