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Connecting people: the steps to making it happen

Author:
WIGHTMAN Clare
Publisher:
Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
Publication year:
2009
Pagination:
17p., DVD
Place of publication:
London

This report concerns people with higher support needs, whose treatment, it says, is scandalous. It discusses connecting with people, why building relationships matters, getting the basics right, knowing what community connecting looks like, ending with tips for connectors on asking.

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Supporting self-advocacy

Author:
SOCIAL CARE INSTITUTE FOR EXCELLENCE
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 31.01.08, 2008, pp.34-35.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

This article draws on SCIE's 'Position Paper 6: Supporting Self-Advocacy' to highlight how best to support self-advocacy services for people with learning disabilities.

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Getting work and being included

Author:
OUTSIDE THE BOX
Publisher:
Outside the Box Development Support
Publication year:
2006
Pagination:
4p.
Place of publication:
Glasgow

Outside the Box will be working with people in Borders who have learning disabilities and people with mental health problems, to look at what helps people get into work. The first stage of the project is looking at what helps people get into work and what the problems are and about different types of work. Ways to get involved in the project are outlined.

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Borders Finding Out project: employment workshop

Author:
BORDERS FINDING OUT PROJECT
Publisher:
Outside the Box Development Support
Publication year:
2006
Pagination:
18p.
Place of publication:
Glasgow

The Borders Finding Out project brings together people who have learning disabilities, families, people who work in services for people with learning disabilities and people who are interested in everyone having the chance to do what they want. A report from a workshop in Hawick on 16 November 2006 with the Fife Employability Team is presented. The benefits of people with learning disabilities working are outlined.

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An easy guide to direct payments in Scotland: giving you choice and control over your social work services

Author:
SCOTTISH CONSORTIUM FOR LEARNING DISABILITY
Publisher:
Scottish Consortium for Learning Disability
Publication year:
2005
Pagination:
31p.
Place of publication:
Glasgow

A book aimed at people who may be using direct payments. It outlines how direct payments work and the new rules covering direct payments which started in June 2003. It uses picture case studies to illustrate how direct payments work.

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Movers and shakers

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 28.09.06, 2006, pp.32-33.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

This article reports on Funky Feet, a disco for people with learning difficulties in south London which was set up by the London Borough of Merton.

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Ready to pick

Author:
HAYES Derren
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 21.09.06, 2006, p.48.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

Providing jobs for people with learning difficulties requires careful planning by employers, and also a lot of determination and imagination.

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Just the job

Author:
SALE Anabel Unity
Journal article citation:
Community Care, 24.08.06, 2006, pp.28-29.
Publisher:
Reed Business Information

This article looks at the employment options for people with learning disabilities who wish to join the mainstream workforce.

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Reporting without prejudice: a journalist's guide to writing about learning disability and Mencap

Author:
MENCAP
Publisher:
MENCAP
Publication year:
2004
Pagination:
3p.
Place of publication:
London

Guide for journalists writing about Mencap and learning disability.

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A guide for parents. The Education (Additional Support for Learning)(Scotland) Act 2004: 2nd edition

Author:
SCOTLAND. Scottish Executive
Publisher:
Scotland. Scottish Executive
Publication year:
2004
Pagination:
6p.
Place of publication:
Edinburgh
Edition:
2nd ed.

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