Children and young people
Life as one of the UKâs six million carers can be tough15 May 2012,
New research by the Carers Trust has suggested that a large number of unpaid carers are struggling without any support.
An Ordinary Life booklet1 May 2012
The booklet is based on the initial findings of a project called 'An Ordinary Life'. We called it this because many children and young people with complex health needs and/or who are dependent on medical technology find it very difficult to do ordinary things like going to the lcoal leisure centre or cinema, or visiting friends and family.
A book about me1 May 2012
The purpose of this booklet is for others to find out crucial information about a child or young person with high support needs in a short time-frame.
Mid-life women and mental health29 February 2012,
A new study suggesting that older mothers are more likely to suffer from depression than women who have children at a younger age.
Our first Innovation Lab in partnership with Comic Relief and Nominet Trust10 December 2011,
Technology is a tool many young people engage with as a non-stigmatising and confidential space and this will be the first time 16-25 year-olds will be involved in generating ideas around what they need.
Looking to the Future: Children and Young People with Learning Disabilities21 October 2011,
What issues affecting children and young people with learning disabilities today do you think should be explored? We’d love to know your views.
An Ordinary Life1 August 2011
An information leaflet about the An Ordinary Life project, a new three year project run by the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities that aims to imrpove the quality of life and care for children dependant on medical technology.
New ground breaking Self-Management course for young people in Cardiff21 July 2011,
Young people are often worried about the stigma attached to mental health issues and we hope that being with other people their own age will help them feel more comfortable to talk about their experience.
An Ordinary Life20 May 2011,
Many children and young people dependent on medical technology are unable to do ordinary things like going to the local leisure centre or visiting friends or family.
Transition seminar and launch of new online resources for teachers5 May 2011,
The resource is aimed at those working with young people with learning disabilities in the education system and aims to provide a one stop shop of information, resources and up to date research.