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Getting better in hospital

Authors:
LEEDS ANIMATION WORKSHOP, (Producer)
Publisher:
Leeds Animation Workshop
Publication year:
2011
Pagination:
(13 mins.), DVD
Place of publication:
Leeds

Six short animated films about people with learning disabilities who need to go into hospital for different reasons. The films feature the following situations: going to A&E with a broken arm; going to the Diabetes clinic; needing an eye operation; being rushed to hospital with chest pains and having treatment for breast cancer. An easy read booklet is included in the pack.

Digital Media

Everyone can save energy

Authors:
LEEDS ANIMATION WORKSHOP, (Producer)
Publisher:
Leeds Animation Workshop
Publication year:
2008
Pagination:
(8 mins.), DVD
Place of publication:
Leeds

Three short easy to understand animated films that show ways of keeping warm, saving energy, saving money and combating climate change. The films have been made for people with learning disabilities who are tenants, who live in sheltered housing, who already own a home of their own, or those about to start living independently. The DVD also comes with an accompanying poster, and can also be used for training purposes. Produced in consultation with CHANGE and Mencap.

Digital Media

Getting better

Authors:
LEEDS ANIMATION WORKSHOP, (Producer)
Publisher:
Leeds Animation Workshop
Publication year:
2010
Pagination:
(11 mins.), DVD
Place of publication:
Leeds

Six short animated stories about people with learning disabilities who also have mental health problems. The films shows how people with learning disabilities need to stand up for themselves to get fair treatment and in order to look after their health. It also shows what to expect when visiting the doctor's, the clinic or visit the dentist. A booklet is included.

Digital Media

See it my way

Authors:
POOLE FORUM, (Producer)
Publisher:
Poole Forum
Publication year:
2011
Pagination:
DVD
Place of publication:
Poole

This interactive film follows the relationships of 9 main characters, each of whom has a learning disability. There are 5 themed storylines, including asking someone out on a date, deciding to take the relationship further and the trauma of being abused. The film allows the viewer to control the outcome of each storyline. Accompanying material includes an easy read information pack, useful for starting debate and discussion, and a CD of additional material.

Digital Media

Food for thought: people with learning disabilities and family carers share their experiences of healthy eating

Authors:
SCOTTISH CONSORTIUM FOR LEARNING DISABILITY, (Producer)
Publisher:
Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability
Publication year:
2011
Pagination:
DVD, booklet
Place of publication:
Glasgow

In this DVD people with learning disabilities and their family carers tell their story of healthy eating. Their stories show how some people and families have overcome barriers to healthy eating. As well as healthy eating, the DVD also covers enjoying cooking and eating, having choice and control about what you eat, where you eat and who you eat with. It shows that healthy eating works best when everyone works together.

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You can do it

Authors:
WEST GLASGOW COMMUNITY HEALTH AND CARE PARTNERSHIPS, (Producer)
Publisher:
Glasgow University. Centre for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities
Publication year:
2008
Pagination:
DVD
Place of publication:
Glasgow

Produced in collaboration with the Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability and Glasgow Disability Sports Team, this DVD is designed to help people with learning disabilities get active. Also available to view online.

Digital Media

Getting together

Authors:
LEEDS ANIMATION WORKSHOP, (Producer)
Publisher:
Leeds Animation Workshop
Publication year:
2010
Pagination:
(12 mins.), DVD
Place of publication:
Leeds

This short cartoon DVD and accompanying booklet are designed to help people with learning disabilities understand more about relationships. The DVD contains six stories about people making friends or starting relationships. All the characters have learning disabilities and one is unable to walk or talk. Topics covered include: meeting new people; falling out and rebuilding friendships; looking for a gay partner; and learning to stay safe and say no when a relationship is not wanted. All the voices on the soundtrack are those of actors with learning disabilities. Getting Together was made in consultation with Mencap and CHANGE.

Digital Media

It's my life, not just your job

Authors:
IVIL Ashleigh, (Director), SULLY Tim, (Producer)
Publisher:
Breakout Media
Publication year:
2008
Pagination:
DVD
Place of publication:
East Sussex

The film is about freedom to live your life your way and the part supporters have to play in celebrating individuality. Tim Sully re-enacts a painful experience and asks the viewer to consider what it feels like to be controlled or patronised. The DVD can be used as part of the staff induction and training process

Digital Media

Kylie's private world: a sex education DVD

Authors:
LIFE SUPPORT PRODUCTIONS, (Producer)
Publisher:
Life Support Productions
Publication year:
2009
Pagination:
DVD, booklet
Place of publication:
London

This sex education DVD has been developed for girls and women with learning disabilities. It places a strong emphasis on consent and how to both say "no" and understand when someone else says "no". Viewing notes and a resource list of useful organisations are included.

Digital Media

Jason's private world

Authors:
LIFE SUPPORT PRODUCTIONS, (Producer)
Publisher:
Life Support Productions
Publication year:
2009
Pagination:
DVD, booklet
Place of publication:
London

This sex education DVD has been developed for boys and men with learning disabilities. It places a strong emphasis on consent and how to both say "no" and understand when someone else says "no". Viewing notes and a resource list of useful organisations are included.

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