People with learning difficulties learn new skills at Learning Festival

Music , cookery and sport were just some of the taster sessions available during a Festival of Learning.People with learning difficulties were able try a number of courses which are on offer at the Norwood Annie Lawson Centre for Life Skills and Learning in Ravenswood.The event, on Friday, May 16, was part of the festival… Read More People with learning difficulties learn new skills at Learning Festival

New homes in Notts for people with learning difficulties

Nottinghamshire County Council has announced 20 new home placements for people with learning difficulties.People with learning disabilities will move from secure hospital placements into the new homes in the community by June.The County Council has allocated up to £3m towards the capital costs of new accommodation which will enable more people with complex care needs… Read More New homes in Notts for people with learning difficulties

Case study: Plymouth woman with severe epilepsy and learning difficulties kept 250 miles from her family

A MOTHER of a woman with severe epilepsy has spoken of the trauma institutionalisation has brought upon her and her Her daughter, called “Mary” in a report publicised this month by a leading psychiatrist titled Returning Home, has a learning disability and epilepsy.After an alleged rape when she was 15 – for which police confirmed… Read More Case study: Plymouth woman with severe epilepsy and learning difficulties kept 250 miles from her family