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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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Understanding Regulation Disorders of Sensory Processing in Children.
This book will be of interest to those who address, educate and parent children with regulation disorders. The authors describe the everyday experiences of those who interact with infants and children with Regulation Disorders of Sensory Processing. They explain the distinguishing characteristic... 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 digital version. Luke was the Editor! Read More
A Guide to Special Needs Cafés in the UK
Where to find cafés and restaurants that employ and train staff with special needs in the UK Read More
Joey Goes to the Dentist
In this photographic picture book, young Joey, who himself has Asperger Syndrome, provides a straightforward explanation of how he prepares for and subsequently pays a visit to his dentist. His explanation encompasses information about the dentist and his 'helper', the instruments used, sounds and t... Read More
Support and aspiration - Green paper on special educational needs and disability
This Green Paper is about all the children and young people in this country who are disabled, or identified as having a special educational need. It is about their aspirations and their hopes. Their desire to become, like every child and young person, independent and successful in their chosen futu... 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
Introduction to EHC Plans Introduction to EHC Plans
A comprehensive introduction to EHC PLans writtten by Sean Kennedy, a barrister with DH Law.    Read More
Understanding Motor Skills in Children with Dyspraxia, ADHD, Autism, and other Learning Disabilities.
'The book is user-friendly and includes clear diagrams in each section, along with tables to outline key points. I found these very useful and they are an easy reference/ reminder, for example, they include a normal development chart, what assessments are available and their main aims.' - Natio... 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 instrument for the first time. Read More
Video Guides to Personal Independance Payments Video Guides to Personal Independance Payments
Series of videos about Personal Independence Payments from the Family Support Service. Read More