Friends for Life guide16 November 2016
Although children and young people with learning disabilities have higher rates of emotional and behavioural problems than their peers without learning disabilities, research shows they have less access to services and support.
Community connecting is a way of supporting people with learning disabilities to make lasting relationships based on shared interests and mutual benefit.
Still making the connections11 September 2013, Guest Blogger
Paul Swift, Research and Development Consultant talks about working on the Community Connecting project.
Thinking Ahead report1 April 2013
The Thinking Ahead Report summarises the work done in a project which aimed to raise awareness of the issue of future planning for people with learning disabilities and their famillies.
The report summarises:
- key findings from a survey of families affected by these issues ...
Connecting People: diagnostic toolkit1 August 2012
Our research into what makes community connecting effective suggests that some organisations are better placed than others to deliver an effective service.
Connecting People: template business plan1 August 2012
Connecting People - a new personalisation service for local authority and personal budget holders to buy
Developing business skills for community connecting services in the third sector1 August 2012
This evaluation report summarises the progress of the project against its objectives, highlights those factors that helped and those factors that hindered the development of community connecting services at the participating sites, and makes recommendations about future business support for small third sector organisations providing community connecting services.
The accomplished community – accessible summary1 August 2012
An easy ready summary of the ‘Accomplished Community’ report.
Self-assessment template: building inclusive communities1 August 2012
This Self-assessment Template is from the toolkit included in Thinking About Inclusion.
Thinking about inclusion: building inclusive communities1 August 2012
This booklet is to help private, public and voluntary services to think about how to make their practice inclusive and welcoming to everyone.