Lives through Friends
Lives through Friends offers a more independent lifeline to people in need of social care support who, in the past, have had their needs assessed and addressed by social services departments and other agencies. Where individuals believe that, with a little help, they will make better use of the funds by arranging support themselves, Lives through Friends offers an alternative solution.
Supports people with learning disabilities and their families and carers
Consultancy which aims to help people, communities and services build an inclusive future
Skills for People
Supports adults and young people with learning and/or physical disabilities to speak up for themselves, gain in confidence and have more control over their lives through participation in planning and presenting training courses.
Learning Disability Coalition
The Learning Disability Coalition is formed of 15 member organisations and over 150 supporting organisations who have come together to ensure that there is enough public funding for people with a learning disability to have the same chances and choices as everyone else.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
ADHD stands for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder though the person who suffers from it is not necessarily hyperactive. It is a chronic neurobehavioral disorder. There are different forms of this disorder including: predominantly hyperactive-impulsive, predominantly inattentive, and combined hyperactive-impulsive and inattentive
Disability North is a free independent Living Service which promotes social inclusion, independence and choice for disabled and older people inthe North East of England and Cumbria. Disability North is a user led registered charity which works with, and for, disabled people, empowering them to maximise the control they have over their lives.
A Family's Health Guide to Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities commonly manifest in difficulty with information processing. They are the result of a neurobiological disorder, and can affect a host of areas including memory, reading, writing and math abilities...
Asperger Syndrome is a life long condition which is most commonly found in men rather than woman but with the right support and encouragement, people with Asperger syndrome can lead full and independent lives...
NETS(work), the North East Third Sector Learning Disability Providers' Network, links third sector organisations which work with people with a learning disability. NETS(work) aims to support providers to offer choice and control for people with a learning disability, their families and carers in the North East. It also aims to influence policy which impacts on people with a learning disability and those that support them in the North East.
LDA are dedicated to providing the best education resources to improve the lives of children with learning disabilities.