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Valuing Lived Experience – Learning with National Voices

Sharing details of an event hosted by National Voices. Voices for Improvement Facilitating the co-existence of Lived and Learned Experience We know that people with Lived Experience bring important insight to the design and delivery of … Read Article about Valuing Lived Experience – Learning with National Voices

Adult Multi-Sport Disability Sessions

Ipswich Town Community Trust are delighted to be able to offer two FREE to attend Adult Multi-Sport Disability Sessions in Ipswich. This project is funded through Active Suffolk and Sport England. "We will be offering a range of fun activities … Read Article about Adult Multi-Sport Disability Sessions

How to write better alt-text descriptions for accessibility

Read the full article on the big hack website: https://bighack.org/how-to-write-better-alt-text-descriptions-for-accessibility/ Adding alt-text to images is an important part of web accessibility. It allows people using screen readers to process … Read Article about How to write better alt-text descriptions for accessibility

Government teams with charity Scope on Disabled Persons Passenger Charter

New charter to boost consumer confidence and provide an online one-stop shop on passenger rights and complaints procedures for disabled people. charter to help all passengers travel with confidence as we build back fairera one-stop shop of advice … Read Article about Government teams with charity Scope on Disabled Persons Passenger Charter

Online event to help carers in Suffolk access support

To mark Carers Rights Day carers across Suffolk are invited to join an online event to find out about the support available to them. The event is open to everyone and will include speakers, information on the support available to carers, what … Read Article about Online event to help carers in Suffolk access support

Disability hate crime: easy read guide

If something bad happens to you, this easy read guide will help you recognise the signs of disability hate crime and how to report it. You can download the guide by clicking the link below. … Read Article about Disability hate crime: easy read guide

Strategic VASP meeting

Sharing details of an upcoming meeting: 'Let’s Talk About Women's Mental Health and Wellbeing in Suffolk' What is the meeting about? Several speakers shall be contributing, sharing experience and helping us think about how this effects ourown … Read Article about Strategic VASP meeting

Moving and Handling training from Suffolk Family Carers

Do you have to help the person you care for get out of bed? Or move around the house? Suffolk Family Carers work with occupational therapists who can visit your home and help you learn how to safely move your cared for? Not safely for them but … Read Article about Moving and Handling training from Suffolk Family Carers

Kickstart Scheme 2021

Are you a disability confident business? Kickstart are creating great opportunities for employers and young people. The kickstart scheme is to fund hundreds of job placements for young people. By signing up to Kickstart you can have young … Read Article about Kickstart Scheme 2021

Hate crime

Hate crime causes great distress to its victims and the wider community. Suffolk Police takes this type of crime very seriously and is committed to tackling it to make our communities safer. What is Hate Crime? Any criminal offence which … Read Article about Hate crime

National Disability Strategy

The government has launched the new National Disability Strategy! The strategy explains: – How they want the lives of disabled people to improve.– What the different parts of the government will do to help improve the lives of disabled people.– … Read Article about National Disability Strategy

Disability Advice North East Suffolk coffee morning

Disability Advice North East Suffolk are running a coffee morning in Southwold on the 1st September for anyone with a disability or long term health condition, or those who care for someone who does. Do you have a long-term health condition or … Read Article about Disability Advice North East Suffolk coffee morning

Top Tips for employers

Top Tips for employers developed by young people with Autism - developed by young people at Suffolk One with support from the Suffolk County Council Engagement Hub team. Please feel free to use, share and promote with your networks, employers … Read Article about Top Tips for employers

Invi­sible Disabi­lities

Disability affects more people than you may think, and it’s not always visible. ITV has partnered with disability equality charity, Scope, to promote understanding of invisible disabilities. What is an invisible disability? Some … Read Article about Invi­sible Disabi­lities

Webinar: Co-production Week 2021

A Webinar from the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) Have I got co-production news for you For Co-production Week 2021 SCIE are bringing back ‘Have I got co-production news for you’. It’s a webinar that will answer all of the … Read Article about Webinar: Co-production Week 2021