Dignity Action Day

Dignity Action Day began in 2006 with the aim to inspire health and social care staff and local people, to place dignity and compassion at the heart of care services and the community. It is a national initiative led by the Dignity in Care Campaign to bring people together, ensuring individuals are given choice, control […]

Preparing for Christmas

Whilst most families are excitedly anticipating Christmas, when you have a child with a learning disability or autism, preparing for Christmas can take more consideration and planning. What many view as enjoyable markers of the season – such bright lights, crowds, noise, visitors, celebrations and disruption to routine – when viewed from the eyes of […]

Special Olympics National Summer Games

The 10th Special Olympics National Summer Games will take place in Sheffield across a number of sporting venues between 7-12 August 2017. This event is the country‚Äôs largest multi-sports competition for athletes with learning disabilities. Around 2,600 athletes of all ages and abilities from across the country will come together to compete in 19 sports. […]