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An Asda superstore which staged its first ever ‘quiet hour’ to help autistic and disabled shoppers has inspired eight other shops to do the same. Simon Lea, manager of the Asda Living store in Cheetham Hill, Manchester, came up with the idea of helping...
People with learning disabilities bring Mindfulness to life Mindfulness is known to help people cope with anxiety, stress, unhappiness or exhaustion.  A group of people with learning disabilities from Tyne and Wear has worked with local health services...
NHS Quality Checkers – invitation to support NHS England with quality checking training delivery across England   The demand to be transformational in the way we deliver and measure care provided to people with learning disabilities has never been...
Are you single and looking for love? Do you have a physical, sensory or other impairment, or a long term condition and want to meet the person of your dreams? ‘betty’ are making a sixth run of the romantic, insightful and acclaimed series The Undateables...
Inclusion North and Middlesbrough 1st Skills For People have come together to create a booklet all about Friendship. It covers key points like shared interests, give and take, getting out and about and lots of other useful hints and tips to think about...
Loud and Visible    North East digital magazine programme made by people with learning disabilities and autism. Our first show celebrates learning disability week 2016 and the theme of friendship. With guests from  Mencap and Friends Action North East...
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The Mayor of South Tyneside has officially launched a week long programme of events to mark the beginning of Learning Disability Week in South Tyneside. Learning Disability Week (13th -19th June) is a national campaign, led by Mencap, aimed at raising...
Over Learning Disability week FANE will be promoting the launch of the NEAR Awards.  FANE are now awarding venues with a good accessibility rating to champion access across our region. The 2017 North East Accessibility Rating (NEAR) Award winners will be...
Friends Action North East has just set up 2 new social groups one in Sunderland and one in South Shields.  The South Shields social group meets Stan (FANE staff) at Ocean road Community Centre at 11:30 pm- 1:00pm. Saturday 2nd July Saturday 6th August...
Newcastle, 25th July, 9:30am - 4:00pm This workshop aims to bring together the ideas, theories and practical skills needed to use Creative Communication when working with people with profound and multiple learning disabilities. It is an experiential...