Did you know the learning disability organisation Magpies, which is based in Halifax, has a full calendar of events is on its website? From their activity rota and trips out, to outreach activities and events at their centre. This calendar is regularly updated to help keep you in the loop. Click on the link below … Continue reading Take a look at what’s coming up at Magpies!
Lead the Way's October E-bulletin, aimed at people with learning disabilities, is now out and you can download a copy here. This month they are leading on the flu jab: Now we are into autumn and cooler weather is approaching, it is time to start thinking about flu jabs again to protect yourself from becoming … Continue reading Lead The Way Newsletter
To mark Hate Crime Awareness Week - 10-17 October - we have produced a series of videos that look at the issue of Hate Crime and at how to recognise it, how to report it and how the Safe Places scheme offers refuge and support for victims of Hate Crimes. Working with Lead the Way, … Continue reading Hate Crime Awareness Week: 10-17 October 2021
This update is from Calderdale Sports Services: With Covid-19 regulations restricting the delivery of sports centre based disability sports programmes during the past 18 months, contact was maintained with maintained with families and partners ensuring that alternative provision and opportunities continued throughout the period of restrictions. Over 100 families benefitted from the following initiatives along … Continue reading Report: Disability Sports Programmes From Calderdale Sports Services
Cloverleaf Advocacy are running some new Happy Healthy Relationships 2021 workshops, aimed at people with learning disabilities, in Calderdale this Autumn - here's what they have to say about them. People with a learning disability are at much higher risk of sexual abuse and exploitation. Our successful Happy Healthy Relationships workshops empower people with a … Continue reading Learning Disability: Happy Healthy Relationships Workshops
We're very happy to welcome our latest Affiliate Organisation, the Halifax-based Society for neurodiversity or S4Nd Organisation Name: Society for neurodiversity Organisation Email Address: email@example.com Organisation Phone Number: 07971450062 Organisation Website Address: S4Nd.org Organisation Postal Address: 8A Hall Street, Halifax Hx1 5AY S4Nd is a member-led organisation supporting our neurodiverse community. We bring weekly online classes and meetings to … Continue reading Introducing S4Nd – the Society for neurodiversity
If you are a person with a learning disability who is looking for things to do on days off college or just in general then the downloadable easy read timetable from Calderdale Adult Learning is worth looking at. There might well be something of interest in there. Easy Read Timetable Learning Disability
Here is the September ebulletin from our friends Lead the Way. Don't forget that they have different health awareness sessions running for the next few months, some information is inside this bulletin, and a list of upcoming sessions will be circulated shortly. Download September Bulletin
Here's a short video that looks at a particular model that explains some of the sensory overload issues that people with Autism experience, and how reducing that overload can help. feel free to pause the video if the slides some up a little too quickly.