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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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Jessica Kingsley Publishers
An independent publisher of a very broad range of academic books in the social and behavioural sciences including: Art Therapies Syndromes Health & Social Care Disability and many more. 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
Contact a Family - April Contact a Family - April
Read the latest newsletter from Contact a Family. Including details on Benefit guides, disabled children's charter and the crisis in care funding. Read More
TAC Bulletin June 2013 TAC Bulletin June 2013
Latest newsletter from Peter Limbrick. Interesting article on keyworkers and the work of Team around the Child. Read More
Private and Confidential
Laura decides to learn Braille so she can correspond with her penpal Malcolm who is blind. This book shows children that having a disability should not be a barrier to friendship and that communicating in a different way can be rewarding and fun. Read More
Draft Provisions to Change SEN Law Draft Provisions to Change SEN Law
On Monday September 3rd 2012 the Department of Education published the draft changes to legislation that the Government are proposing to introduce to SEN system.  Read More
The Ghost of Grania O'Malley
Jessie O'Malley has cerebral palsy. She sets out on an adventure to save the Big Hill on Clare Island and discovers how important it is to fight for the things you really want. 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 begin! Read More
Ealing Mencap Newsletter Autumn 2013 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
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