Are we really being ambitious enough? #AmbitiousLD |BLOG13

June 2019 has been a month of celebrations not just raising the profile of Learning Disabilities during #LDWeek19 but also that of centenary #100yrsRNLD celebrations that have been taking place and are planned to continue over the coming months. As a very small 3 person team it has been great that we have been invited … Continue reading Are we really being ambitious enough? #AmbitiousLD |BLOG13

OUT NOW: Can simulation training have a sustainable impact on the way the workforce supports people with a learning disability (longitudinal study findings)

Maudsley Simulation working as part of Maudsley learning at South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust have just finished a ground breaking longitudinal study looking into the effectiveness of simulation on supporting the wider workforce work more effectively with people that have a learning disability. To find out more, and to learn what they found … Continue reading OUT NOW: Can simulation training have a sustainable impact on the way the workforce supports people with a learning disability (longitudinal study findings)

Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting #Autistic People: CONSULTATION OPEN

A draft of the Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting Autistic People is now available. You are invited to review the draft framework and provide your comments and feedback by completing an online survey. The consultation survey can be accessed hereA copy of the draft framework is available here Please submit your completed survey as soon … Continue reading Core Capabilities Framework for Supporting #Autistic People: CONSULTATION OPEN

How much bad news is needed before change really happens? | BLOG12

Word cloud from #WeLDN Post-Panorama Review There‚Äôs been a lot in the media over the last few weeks about important issues impacting on people with intellectual disabilities and/or autism and their families and loved ones. In no particular order, people have learnt that  the atrocities suffered by vulnerable people in institutions uncovered back in the … Continue reading How much bad news is needed before change really happens? | BLOG12