Is your school proactive?

When it comes to transition from children’s to adults service, proactivity is the key to making it as smooth a process as possible for your young person. It may seem a long way off before they will be leaving school, but sticking your head in the sand will not ignore the fact that it is […]

Books Beyond Words

Baroness Sheila Hollins is a professor of the psychiatry of learning disability at St George’s, University of London, and has a learning-disabled child. Sheila designed and produced a series of picture books for carers, parents and teachers, after realising that many people have better visual than verbal literacy – not just people with intellectual disabilities. […]

An inspiring story…

  Donald Grey Triplett was the first boy diagnosed with Autism. His life story is an inspiring one – with his determination and drive to fight for the right to lead the life of his own choice. The power that his autism had to limit his life was gradually overcome, enabling him to grow as […]

AKO Expo – run by parents

Anna Kennedy Online are hosting an event on Saturday 12th March 2016 at Brunel University This is an opportunity for parents, professionals and other like-minded people to meet, share stories, talk to experts and find out more about autism and it’s related conditions. There will be speakers from a range of backgrounds (both professionals and […]

Let our voices be heard

The Future of Social Care needs you! As parents of a child with learning disabilities, we want to bring your attention to a matter of crucial importance to the future of social care policy that will affect options for your children. We are members of a charity called ResCare – run by families for families […]