technology in the home
There are an increasing number of devices available that can help people with learning disabilities to live more independently in their home.
Using the Sony Playstation Portable (PsP) for Context-based Learning.
KEY Community Supports operates throughout Scotland to provide support for people with disabilities. KEY had approached IRISS for suggestions about how they might deliver training and advice to its support workers at the point where support is delivered.
Building on an idea from SSSC to use the video capabilities of the Sony Playstation Portable (PSP) to take learning and knowledge as close as possible to the point of implementation, researchers set out to test it.
Challenging Behaviour and Learning Disabilities: Improving Services.
Assistive Technology: Outcomes and Efficiency.
Peer Support in Long Term Conditions: The Basics
This guidance is designed to support organisations currently delivering peer support or planning to develop peer support for people with long term conditions. It brings together good practice and guidance, based on research evidence as well as the experiences of experts in delivering peer support and those who have received peer support. This guidance is intended to provide a brief and concise starting point, to be accessible to a wide audience and is applicable across all long term conditions. Throughout this document links to further detailed guidance and sources of support are provided.
Easy News publishes easy read summary of the Scottish Referendum results
Exclusive video: LDT London - Paul Richards on Q-Kit
At Learning Disability Today 2013 Paul Richards introduced delegates to Southdown housing's Q-Kit. The Q-Kit is a quaility checking tool designed by people with learning disabilites. Watch highlights of how the kit enables people with learning disabilities to focus on what makes good support and therefore a good life, below.