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04 April 2014

Everyone has the right to work

New guide to help adults with learning disabilities find paid employment

24 March 2014

Resources Launched to improve support for people with learning disabilities as they grow older

The Association for Real Change and the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities launch the Real Change Challenge and an accompanying Evaluation Toolkit at an event for provider organisations in London today, Monday 24 March.  

04 March 2014

Toolkit to be launched at ARC's Real Challenge on Older People event this March

The Association for Real Change want to identify what learning disability providers must do to meet the challenge of improving the quality of life for people who have a learning disability as they grow older.

03 February 2014

Adapting the Thinking Skills Programme to help offenders with learning disabilities

To help reduce inequalities the Foundation worked with NOMS and a team of experts to adapt the existing Thinking Skills materials for offenders with learning disabilities.

23 January 2014

New guide to help young people with learning disabilities to manage their feelings better

We have produced a guide on ways to adapt the internationally recognised and World Health Organisation endorsed FRIENDS for Life programme to help children and young people with learning disabilities to manage their feelings better.

17 January 2014

People with learning disabilities can be seen as an easy target

Christine Towers, Research and Service Development Manager comments on the terrible abuse experienced by Craig Kinsella.

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