Learning Disability

‘It’s Everyone’s Journey’ A New Campaign From the Department for Transport

By |Health & Care, Inclusion, Learning Disability, MailChimp, News, PSI
2024-04-09T16:55:05+01:009th April 2024|

The Department for Transport (DfT) is conducting a campaign to make public transport accessible to Disabled people. The campagin aims to show how we can all play a part in making public transport more inclusive. To help [...]

Nominations Open – Forum Central Learning Disability Awards

By |Featured, Health & Care, Learning Disability, MailChimp
2024-04-04T16:48:08+01:002nd April 2024|

The Tenfold Awards are back with a new name but the same ethos! We are relaunching the awards as the ‘Forum Central - Learning Disability Awards' - to celebrate the achievements of VCSE organisations in Leeds. Nominations [...]

Report Launched: International Day of Disabled People 2023 Evaluation

By |Learning Disability, MailChimp, News, PSI
2024-04-04T16:49:34+01:0020th March 2024|

Read the newly released report which summarises the activity that took place in Leeds to mark International Day of Disabled People 2023. Leeds for All celebrated the International Day of Disabled People for the 5th year in [...]

Life On Hold: Neurodivergent people and healthcare experiences November 2023

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, MailChimp, News
2024-03-13T13:15:21+00:0013th March 2024|

West Yorkshire Voice and HealthWatch invited feedback from people with experience of neurodivergence to talk about some of the key issues in healthcare. They offered a chance for neurodivergent people and carers to have their say about [...]

AutistiCon 2024 – Leeds Autism Event

By |Communities of Interest, Events, Featured, Health & Care, Inclusion, Learning Disability, MailChimp
2024-02-27T12:13:44+00:0027th February 2024|

AutistiCon, our annual autism information event for Leeds, is back for 2024! The date and venue have both been confirmed for this year. The event will take place on Tuesday, 11 June 2024 from 9.30am - 4pm [...]

Share Your Experiences of Home Care Support with Leeds City Council

By |Communities of Interest, Have your say, Health & Care, Learning Disability, MailChimp, Older People, PSI
2024-02-22T13:46:08+00:0020th February 2024|

Do you receive home care support or support people who do? If so Leeds City Council (LCC) would like to speak to people who have home care support arranged through LCC, to share their experiences and contribute [...]

Check out the IDODP Highlights Videos

By |Featured, Health & Care, Inclusion, Learning Disability, MailChimp, PSI
2024-02-21T18:25:38+00:0020th February 2024|

IDODP ‘23 influenced and included around 900 people in its extended pan-disability scope this time around. To celebrate this, we've created two videos to highlight; what happened on the day at the marketplace event and the activities [...]

Employment Task Group features in Community Living Article

By |Featured, Health & Care, Learning Disability, MailChimp
2024-01-26T14:56:22+00:0023rd January 2024|

Our  Learning Disability Development worker, Shaun Webster MBE and the work of our Autism and Learning Disability Employment Task Group has been featured in an article in the Community Living magazine. The article focusses on the upcoming [...]

Orange Travel Wallets Scheme for West Yorkshire

By |Health & Care, Inclusion, Learning Disability, MailChimp, News, Older People, PSI
2023-12-19T10:55:50+00:0019th December 2023|

The West Yorkshire Combined Authority has recently launched a new initiative called the Orange Travel Wallet scheme, to help people with communication difficulties or disabilities to use public transport.   The bright orange wallet is a subtle way [...]

Safeguarding Adults training for Volunteers

By |Health & Care, Learning Disability, MailChimp, Older People, PSI, Training
2023-12-07T17:16:36+00:004th December 2023|

Leeds City Council have developed a free Safeguarding Adults training course for volunteers across Leeds. This training gives an overview of Safeguarding Adults specifically aimed at volunteers in Leeds. It covers: What safeguarding adults is and why [...]

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