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Transition


Response to 'Support and Aspiration"

A thorough response to the Green Paper from the Council for Disabled Children. Read More »

Support and aspiration - Easy Read version

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... Read More »

The Newham Easy Read Website

This website is full of links to useful information about transition. This information has been created to help young people with learning disabilities to make choices when leaving... Read More »

What kind of Future

Part of a project by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities entitled What Kind of Future. The booklet examines the lives of ten young people with Down Syndrome and h... 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
Malpas the Dragon
Malpas the dragon flew all around the world, breathing fire, screaming, moaning and farting. He made everybody afraid. Malpas was treated badly by his parents. They taught him to be a very rude, angry dragon, but this meant that he was also unloved and lonely. Every day he cried stone tears th... 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
A Guide to Official Complaints A Guide to Official Complaints
What do you do when you feel that things have reached the stage when you need to lodge an official complaint? Read More
Ealing Mencap December Newsletter 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
Jessi's Secret Language
In order to baby-sit for Matt, a deaf child, Jessi must learn Sign Language and soon Matt has made some new friends when the rest of the club learns to sign. Read More
An NAS Guide to Days Out An NAS Guide to Days Out
The following list has been taken from a National Autistic Society Advice sheet and lists various sites and venues around the country that have been recommended by members. 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
Mark Spark in the Dark
A story about not being able to see. Read More
SLT Information pack SLT Information pack
The Speech, Language Therapy team have assembled the following information and resources which they hope will be of use to parents and carers in the borough. Read More