Ideas for practitioners to involve fathers1 July 2009
There is strong evidence that children benefit from the involvement of their fathers. Including fathers in meetings and appointments is one way of supporting fathers to be involved.
Recognising fathers: Need2Know briefing1 June 2009
Need2Know briefing for policy makers, commissioners and services on the Recognising Fathers project which aimed to gain an understanding of the issues facing fathers of young children with learning disabilities.
Recognising fathers: a national survey1 June 2009
A national survey of fathers who have children with learning disabilities presents the findings from 251 fathers who completed a questionnaire.
Writing a business plan1 May 2009
This publication is part of the In Business Easy Business Planning series and includes a breakdown and instructions on how to write each part of the business plan, with space for notes and ideas.
We can dream!1 April 2009
We know that with the right support young people with autistic spectrum disorders can express creative ideas, dreams and hopes for their future. One way of doing this is to use person centred planning, a way of planning all aspects of a person’s life.
Life in the community1 January 2009
A Life in the Community: An action research project promoting citizenship for people with high support needs. This is the final report of the project and provides a general overview, analysis of findings, evaluation of outcomes as well as the personal stories of selected participants.
Connecting People: the steps to making it happen1 January 2009
A guide for those interested in setting up a community connecting service written by Clare Wightman from Grapevine in Coventry.
Need 2 Know: life in the community1 January 2009
A Life in the Community: An action research project promoting citizenship for people with high support needs. A briefing that sets out some advice for commissioners and care managers based on the findings from the project.
What about us? Executive briefing1 October 2008
Promoting emotional well-being and inclusion by working with young people with learning difficulties in schools and colleges. Summary briefing from the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities.
What about us?1 October 2008
This report sets out guidelines for improving the experiences of young people with learning difficulties in mainstream education. New research has found that young people with learning difficulties who attend mainstream schools and colleges need to feel safer and more secure between lessons.