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Benefits Rates Poster

Benefits Rates Poster produced by Social Welfare Training for 2013/14. Still in Draft form with complete version due in March.  Read More »

Breadmakers

Make sure you watch this. An award winning documentary which focuses on Edinburgh's Garvald Bakery, a social enterprise staffed by 12 people with learning disabilities. Let the fun... Read More »

Contact a Family - March

Plenty to read in the March edition of Contact a Family's March Newsletter including Bedroom Tax Victory, a great guide to how benefits are changing and musch more.  Read More »

Ealing Mencap December Newsletter

Catch up on all the latest news from Ealing Mencap including a lovely review by Maurice Elliott for the I Love Thunder gig back in October. Read More »

Ealing Mencap Newsletter Autumn 2013

Latest edition of Ealing Mencap's Newsletter. Lots of information about current projects and an amazing fundraising story! Read More »

EalingHELP Survey results

Read the results of our User Survey which took place between the 15th June and 27th July 2012. Read More »

Glenn plays the Magic Flute

Although you might not understand much of what is being said, I think you will certainly understand what is happening! A beautiful video about a young boy discovering an amazing i... Read More »

Short Breaks Hounslow Newsletter

Read the Newsletter produced by the Griffin Park learning Zone over the Summer. This was distributed in print earlier in the school year but I have finally managed to upload a digi... Read More »

The DSAQ Guide to Apps

It can be overwhelming to search through the thousands of apps available in the iTunes store so the Down Syndrome Association of QLD have compiled this booklet to give you more inf... Read More »

Video Guides to Personal Independance Payments

Series of videos about Personal Independence Payments from the Family Support Service.  Read More »

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Parents and Carers' checklist for successful meetings
3Cs present their  'Parents' Checklist for more successful Meetings' . Written by Lesley Beck and Linda Shampan specifically for a workshop at one of the EDCM days. Read More
The Additional Needs Handbook
A wonderful guide to everything you need to know about what's going on in Ealing. A lot of the information contained on the site is here in handy book format. Read More
Guide from working families - Make it Work for you
A guide for parents trying to combine paid work and caring for disabled children. You can order a copy by going to the website, emailing publications@workingfamilies.org.uk or by calling 020 7253 7243 Read More
Mantra Lingua
Although not specifically for children with learning disabilities, Mantra Lingua publish a wide range of children's books in dual languages.  Read More
Dyslogic Syndrome
Dyslogical children are commonly labelled as having one or more of a mix of conditions that include Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, Conduct Disorder, Bipolar Disorder and Oppositional Defiant Disorder. The number of children who could be described as dyslogical continues to rise sharply, ... Read More
EalingHELP Survey results EalingHELP Survey results
Read the results of our User Survey which took place between the 15th June and 27th July 2012. Read More
Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome: 200 Tips & Strategies
Lots of tips and strategies from the parent of a boy with Aspergers. Widely acclaimed by parents and professionals. Read More
Surviving the Special Educational Needs System: How to be a 'Velvet Bulldozer'
The Velvet Bulldozer is a book about our four children who have diagnoses that encompass the following problems: ADHD, Asperger's Syndrome, ASD, Auditory Processing Disorder, Attachment Disorder, Dyslexia (SLD), Dyspraxia, Learning Difficulties (MLD), Semantic Pragmatic Disorder. If any of these i... Read More
Autism & Me
DVD Created by a young man with Autism - Rory Hoy - provides an insight into his own personal world and how he relates to the world around him. Read More
Night Rider
William and Stanley are teenagers with Down's Syndrome and lots of attitude. An adventure story about two friends fighting for justice. Read More