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Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group

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 My Voice  Focus Group is co-chaired by: Nic Roper, Assistant Director – Mental Health, Learning Disabilities & Autism and Sensing Change Adult and Community Services,…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Home Focus Group

The My Home 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 4 My Home Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The My Home Focus Group is co-chaired by: Sarah Perrin, Assistant Director Service Development & Contracts Adult Community Services Mark Conquer, Expert with Experience Project Worker, Ace Anglia These…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group

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 My Voice  Focus Group is co-chaired by: Nic Roper, Assistant Director – Mental Health, Learning Disabilities & Autism and Sensing Change Adult and Community Services,…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Home Focus Group

The My Home 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 4 My Home Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The My Home Focus Group is co-chaired by: Sarah Perrin, Assistant Director Service Development & Contracts Adult Community Services Mark Conquer, Expert with Experience Project Worker, Ace Anglia These…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group

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 My Voice  Focus Group is co-chaired by: Nic Roper, Assistant Director – Mental Health, Learning Disabilities & Autism and Sensing Change Adult and Community Services,…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice Focus Group

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 My Voice Focus Group is co-chaired by: Karina Kennell, Community Manager, POhWER Advocacy Mark Conquer, Expert with Experience Project Worker, Ace Anglia The My Voice Focus Group is about…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Home Focus Group

The My Home 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 4 My Home Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The My Home Focus Group is co-chaired by: Sarah Perrin, Assistant Director Service Development & Contracts Adult Community Services Mark Conquer, Expert with Experience Project Worker, Ace Anglia These…

Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Home Focus Group

The My Home 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 4 My Home Focus Groups a year: online and face-to-face. The My Home Focus Group is co-chaired by: Sarah Perrin, Assistant Director Service Development & Contracts Adult Community Services Mark Conquer, Expert with Experience Project Worker, Ace Anglia These…

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Thursday 28 July: Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy – My Voice focus group

The ‘My Voice focus group’ is a co-produced meeting, part the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2021/22. About this event The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board would like to invite self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations, key organisations, and wider partnership members to an online meeting for the 2nd ‘My Voice focus group’. 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…

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Information, advice and support for young people from Suffolk SENDIASS

Information You may get the answer to some of your questions by looking through our web pages. You can contact uson your own or with parents or carers for information, advice and support. You can get in touch by phone, text or email – you choose which works best for you. Advice Our friendly staff will listen to your questions and try to offer useful advice and information. We will not tell other people what you have said. The only…

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Confidential information, advice and support for young people from Suffolk SENDIASS

Information You may get the answer to some of your questions by looking through our web pages. You can contact uson your own or with parents or carers for information, advice and support. You can get in touch by phone, text or email – you choose which works best for you. Advice Our friendly staff will listen to your questions and try to offer useful advice and information. We will not tell other people what you have said. The only…

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The Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy: My Voice focus group

The ‘My Voice focus group’ is a co-produced meeting, part the Suffolk Learning Disability Strategy 2021/22 About this event The Suffolk Learning Disability Partnership Board would like to invite self-advocates, families and carers, provider organisations, key organisations, and wider partnership members to an online meeting for the 2nd ‘My Voice focus group’. 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…

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Stop People Dying Too Young – Inclusion North

Digital Voice for Communities specialises in giving people a voice by supporting people to have a voice about issues that matter to them. They worked with Inclusion North and the group they support to make a film about a human rights issue close to their heart. They have created this powerful response to a report about people with additional needs dying younger than those without. You can watch the video on YouTube. Please click this link to watch the video:…

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Suffolk Advocacy Service

Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. The Suffolk Advocacy Service delivers the following services: Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person’s Paid Representative (RPPR) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Care Act Advocacy NHS Complaints Advocacy Children’s Advocacy Community Advocacy including Community Mental Health Advocacy, Carers Advocacy Support, Group Advocacy, Learning Disabilities Advocacy and Child Protection Advocacy Peer Led Mental Health Inpatient Advocacy Drop Ins How do…

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Funding the Gap: Helping self-advocacy grow

Join Learning Disability England for the launch of Funding the Gap, a joint report into the funding of self-advocacy. About this event The Funding the Gap report is about how self-advocacy groups for people with learning disabilities are funded. This is important because lots of groups have closed because they do not have enough money, and others are struggling to survive. We want more self-advocacy groups to grow and stay strong. We interviewed members of self-advocacy groups and commissioners in…

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Suffolk Advocacy Service

Suffolk Advocacy Service is delivered by a partnership which includes POhWER, Suffolk Family Carers, ACE Anglia and Suffolk User Forum. The Suffolk Advocacy Service delivers the following services: Independent Mental Capacity Advocacy (IMCA) including Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) and Relevant Person’s Paid Representative (RPPR) Independent Mental Health Advocacy (IMHA) Care Act Advocacy NHS Complaints Advocacy Children’s Advocacy Community Advocacy including Community Mental Health Advocacy, Carers Advocacy Support, Group Advocacy, Learning Disabilities Advocacy and Child Protection Advocacy Peer Led Mental Health Inpatient Advocacy Drop Ins How do…

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The 3 Cs Project – Free Peer- to Peer Training for Autistic people / people with Learning Disabilities to Challenge Discrimination and Harassment

The Suffolk Law Centre, in partnership with Ace Anglia and funded by National Lotteries Reaching Communities are pleased to offer a great 2-hour workshop training opportunity. The training is co-developed, co-written by specialist discrimination lawyers and a group of autistic people and/or with a learning disability. The workshop is co-presented by a specialist Discrimination Legal Adviser from Suffolk Law Centre plus one or two specially trained Peer Educators, who themselves are autistic or with a learning disability. It is undertaken…

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