physical and learning disabilities
Autism is usually identified in children at around age 3. Getting the right support early can help the child to live well with the condition.
"Volunteering and work opportunities are so vital for supporting self-esteem in adults with learning disabilities"
“It’s important to bring joy to people’s lives,” says long-serving Derbyshire care worker
Inclusive theatre: tackling stigma and facilitating discussion
Raising awareness of #undiagnosed children
Looking for an ordinary life: children with complex health needs or dependent on medical technology
Children with complex health needs or who are dependent on medical technology and their families want to lead as ordinary a life as possible, but find many barriers to achieving this. However, they can be broken down through adaptations and using different funding models By Jill Davies, research programme manager at the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities