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Friendships are important to people with a learning disability, however people with a learning disability tend to have fewer friends and fewer opportunities to socialise than the general population. The friendship needs of people with profound and...
Adult English and Maths Courses
Want to improve your English or Maths skills? Enrol on a course at Linskill Centre, Linskill Terrace, North Shields, NE30 2AY For more information, email curriculum.support@northtyneside.gov.uk or ring Curriculum Support on 0191 643 2288 to speak to an...
  My hospital passport ‘My Hospital Passport’ is a resource for people with autism who might need hospital treatment. The passport is designed to help autistic people to communicate their needs to doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. It...
After the success of our Sunderland Innovation Project, Pathways, Moving On Tyne & Wear is thrilled to announce we’ll be rolling the project out across the whole of Tyne and Wear. This Innovation Project set out to provide support tailored to people...
Casting call
Highly reputable film company is keen to meet people for small speaking roles in a feature film shooting in Newcastle in Sept/Oct 2018. No previous experience necessary! Just interest in trying out, and enthusiasm. The characters are in one or two scenes...
Layla Cuthill says having one-on-one coaching is "really brilliant"
Catching a wave is no easy task and just mastering of the art of balancing on a surf board was a huge step for 19-year-old Layla Cuthill. "I am still getting there," she says. "I've managed to stand up, going on my knees at first, then getting on to my...
Friendships pose unique challenges for women on the spectrum.
For most adults, having friends is key to happiness. The stronger a person’s friendships, the happier — and even healthier — that person is likely to be. Many autistic people have trouble making and keeping friends. This has led to the myth that they don...
Nicola Clark with her daughter in 2015.
Last year, in my late 40s, I was diagnosed with autism. I’ve always known I was different, and sought a formal diagnosis after the traits I’ve lived with for almost five decades became progressively more difficult to manage. I’m certainly not the only...
Friends
Physical activity isn’t the only type of activity that’s good for you. Increasingly, we’re learning that being socially active throughout your life is just as important for your overall well-being. From helping us to learn social cues and boosting our...
The Twisting Ducks Theatre Company's new Academy opportunities for people with learning disabilities and autism The Twisting Ducks Theatre Company are launching 3 new Academies at Theatre Royal, including a Youth Theatre Academy.  Theatre Royal is the...