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NSFT Being Together Group

This is a new group from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) Message shared by NSFT: “Our services are changing and we would like you to be part of this. The Learning Disability and Autism Being Together Group is something new to get involved in online.” The meetings will be on every fourth Friday of the month. “Join us on Zoom to talk about what you like about our service, or tell us about what you would like to be different.“…

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Being Together Group

This is a new group from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) Message shared by NSFT: “Our services are changing and we would like you to be part of this. The Learning Disability and Autism Being Together Group is something new to get involved in online.” The meetings will be on every fourth Friday of the month. “Join us on Zoom to talk about what you like about our service, or tell us about what you would like to…

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Improving communication – improving lives

Improving communication, improving lives: how professionals should talk to the people they support In this webinar, Alexis Quinn, autistic woman and author; Dr Jeremy Tudway, Clinical Director for Dimensions, and Max Green, Ambassador for the National Autistic Society, talk about how communication is key to providing good care to people with a learning disability and/or autism. It looks at how professionals communicate with the people they are supporting, what they do and don’t say, and how they say it. Speakers: Alexis…

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Coffee, Cake and Chats at Cult Cafe

Join Autism and ADHD for a relaxed meet up. A time to talk, smile and meet new people. Anyone who is on a pre or post diagnosis journey with autism or ADHD is welcome. If you have any questions or accessibility needs please e-mail info@autismandadhd.org Dates for 2022 8th March: 10am – 12pm 12th April: 7pm – 9pm 10th May: 10am – 12pm 14th June: 10am – 12pm 12th July: 10am – 12pm

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Parent Carer drop-in sessions

Parent Carer drop-in sessions hosted by Suffolk Family Carers for those who have children with Autism, ADHD or Sensory Processing Difficulties. Claydon Starting Tuesday 10th May and then every 2nd Tuesday of the month. The drop-ins will run from 10am until 12 noon at Suffolk Family Carers, Unit 9, Hill View Business Park, Claydon. Felixstowe Starting Monday 28th March and then every 4th Monday of the month. The drop-ins will run from 12:30pm until 2:30pm in the Hadwen Room at…

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Coffee, Cake and Chats at Cult Cafe Bar

Join Autism and ADHD for a relaxed meet up. A time to talk, smile and meet new people. Anyone who is on a pre or post diagnosis journey with autism or ADHD is welcome. If you have any questions or accessibility needs please e-mail info@autismandadhd.org Dates for 2022 8th March: 10am – 12pm 12th April: 7pm – 9pm 10th May: 10am – 12pm 14th June: 10am – 12pm 12th July: 10am – 12pm

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Improving communication, improving lives

Improving communication, improving lives: how professionals should talk to the people they support In this webinar, Alexis Quinn, autistic woman and author; Dr Jeremy Tudway, Clinical Director for Dimensions, and Max Green, Ambassador for the National Autistic Society, talk about how communication is key to providing good care to people with a learning disability and/or autism. It looks at how professionals communicate with the people they are supporting, what they do and don’t say, and how they say it. Speakers: Alexis…

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The Voice You Never See

Sharing details of a new disabled community arts project, ‘The Voice You Never See’. This project is run by Suffolk-based group Poetry People and funded by Suffolk County Council’s COVID Continuity Fund for Culture. The project has commissioned a new video poem by Karl Knights, a young Suffolk-based disabled poet Poetry People has been supporting and championing for over a decade. Karl will be gathering material for ‘The Voice You Never See’ through a series of Zoom or phone conversations with disabled…

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Ace Anglia Health and Wellbeing meetings

Every Wednesday, Ace Anglia host Health and Wellbeing meetings. The meetings are free and on Zoom. There are a variety of different guest speakers, about anything health and wellbeing. Each meeting gives people a chance to talk and ask questions. This week’s meeting on Wednesday the 26 January is about Allergies and Asthma. If you would like to join please contact Abbie. e-mail abbie@aceanglia.com or call 07949 322812.

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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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Join our WhatsApp messaging service

We have re-launched our WhatsApp messaging service. We will now be using WhatsApp’s ‘broadcast’ feature which keeps individual’s number private from other group members. We will be sending messages about things like: Health information News stories from around the UK Details of upcoming meetings, events and webinars Updates from local support organisations Information about social care Opportunities to join workshops, sessions or learning events easy-read information. To receive messages, please text join and your name to 07398 699001.

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The Other One Show

The Other One Show: The learning disabilities chat show hosted by people with learning disabilities. About this event The Other One Show is a chat show hosted by people with learning disabilities. Find out more about the lives of people with learning disabilities and the people that work with them. “Our wonderful hosts and fascinating guests make this a must see!“ With Christmas around the corner the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities and London South Bank University are pleased to present…

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Eating Disorder support: a new programme for young people in Suffolk

Aged 16-25 and struggling with an eating disorder? If you live in Suffolk and are looking to tackle recoveryhead on, this one’s for you. What? TEDS (Tackling Eating Disorders in Suffolk) is a 6 month programme of knowledge, support, befriending and recovery motivation. Who is the programme for? People aged 16-25 who live in the Suffolk area. All genders, sexualities and ethnicities welcomed. Where? Online content for you to stream at a time convenient to you, landing monthly. How much?…

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Talk Tech 3

Talk Tech 3 Online is here! Can using technology to include and involve people lead to better outcomes for everyone? About this event The theme of the day is: Can using technology to include and involve people lead to better outcomes for everyone? Who is the target audience? People with Learning Disabilities Family Carers Professional and Practitioners Providers Over the course of the last year we have all learnt how advances in technology have enabled us all to connect with…

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Picnic in the park

Bring a chair, bring a picnic! Come and join Ace Anglia in Bury St Edmunds at the Abbey Gardens on Friday 2nd July 2021 for a picnic and a chat! As restrictions are lifted Ace would like to offer you the opportunity to meet up. This is a chance for you to meet the members of the Ace team for a good chat! Where: Bury St Edmunds at the Abbey Gardens When: Friday 2nd July 2021 Time: 11:00 AM– 1:00…

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CONNECT: Suffolk Wildlife Trust

Regular group for adults with learning disabilities to connect to nature and with one another About the event: This event is designed for adults to attend alongside a carer to be able to connect with nature through a variety of nature based activities and walks. Each session will run on the same routine of a walk followed by a sensory based nature activity. The sessions are very relaxed and all abilities are welcome as we use the blue accessible trail. Throughout the…

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One Life Suffolk Health Walks

Please see details below and attached poster for One Life Suffolk’s first ‘Walk and Talk’. “Join us for this special health walk where you can talk in confidence about your wellbeing and make some new friends, or just come along to get some lovely fresh air and exercise!” When? 11th April, starting at 10am • Walking improves longevity and reduces the risk of cancer, heart disease and other deadly diseases. • Being outside increases your Vitamin D levels – these…

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