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Participants invited to take part in a research project

Do you use the internet? The Tizard Centre based at the University of Kent are doing research about internet use for adults with intellectual disabilities. They want to know about the good and bad parts of using the internet. Can I take part in the research? You can take part if: • You are an adult with an intellectual disability.• You use the internet.• You live in England. What will I be asked to do? You will be asked to…

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Local Offer News: February 2022

Please see link below to updates on the work happening to improve SEND Services in Suffolk, and other SEND news, events and resources. In this edition there is news and updates on the following: SEND Capital Programme UpdateIntroducing Suffolk Parent Carer ForumChildren’s Mental Health WeekPACT – Parents and Carers TogetherActivities Unlimited – February Half Term ActivitiesKeeping children safe on the internetThe SEND Young Person’s NetworkAlternative Provision – have your say! Please click here to see all the updates: https://mailchi.mp/suffolk.gov.uk/introducing-local-offer-news#AP%20survey

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Safer Online Lives research project

The Safer Lives Online project from The Tizard Centre is looking for people with learning disabilities to take their survey. There is a £10 Love2Shop voucher available for those taking part. About the project The internet and social media have become a big part of many people’s lives. But we don’t know much about how people with intellectual disabilities use the internet and social media. We want to hear from adults with intellectual disabilities in the UK, and the people…

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Suffolk Family Carers: parent carer survey

A message from Suffolk Family Carers: “In the coming months we will establish peer support groups and workshops for parents and carers of children and young people with neurodevelopmental difficulties.” “To ensure we meet the needs of parents and carers we would be grateful if you could help us understand the formats that work best for you.” “The information you provide is collected anonymously and we have no way to link your responses back to you.” Neurodevelopmental difficulty is an overarching term to describe…


Special Educational Needs Support for Pupils with Specific Learning Difficulties

Suffolk’s Special Educational Needs and Disabilities Information Advice and Support Service (SENDIASS) is offering a free, relaxed online session for parents and carers in Suffolk. This session will explain the graduated approach to Special Educational Needs support and how this works for pupils with specific learning difficulties, including dyslexia. This session will be supported by the Lead Teacher for the specialist education outreach service for pupils with specific learning difficulties. The session will explore: • The key principles of SEN…


Exhibition invitation | Northside House at East Gallery

Sharing details of an exhibition hosted by Hospital Rooms, Norwich University of the Arts and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust Exhibition detailsCavendish House, St Andrews Street, Norwich, NR2 4AE Tuesday 16 November 2021 – Saturday 15 January 2022Tuesday – Friday 12-5pmSaturday 12-4pm Free and open to all About this event Hospital Rooms, in collaboration with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust and Norwich University of the Arts, presents an exhibition showcasing our most innovative project to date at Northside House.…

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Growing Older – Planning Ahead

A research project looking at improving the support for older people with learning disabilities, family, carers, and supporting end of life care planning for carers. This is a research project from the Open University. The research team are looking for people with learning disabilities to join a co-design group! This means working together to find the best ways to do things. The group will find ways to help people make plans. You can join if you are over 40 &…


Getting Things Changed (Tackling Disabling Practices: Co-production and Change)

Getting Things Changed was a 3 year research programme funded by the ESRC (Economic and Social Research Council) The project started in April 2015 and finished in May 2018. The research • ‘Getting Things Changed’ was a large programme of research in Disability Studies. It was led by a team at the University of Bristol, with Disability Rights UK, the National Development Team for Inclusion and partners in 3 other universities. • The research was fuelled by concerns that policy…

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