Coronation Street’s Sue Nicholls recently took our events fundraiser Julie W and some of our New Visions team on a trip round the street. Pictured is Richard with Jennie McAlpine. New Visions is a day support service for adults with learning disabilities and adults with complex needs based in Oldham. A wide range of creative and leisure activities are on offer, such as cooking, art, computers, sport, photography, walking and trips. http://www.togethertrust.org.uk/community/new-visions
What is Learning Disability to you? Our New Project will be exploring that as we work with people in Oxfordshire with learning disabilities to create a Training Video for hospital staff. My Life My Choice UK, via Flickr
Adults with learning disabilities who are supported by the Aldingbourne Trust will be able to work towards enhancing their work skills, thanks to a donation of £250 from Sussex Police. The Aldingbourne Trust is a charity which supports adults with learning disabilities to lead independent lives and have the same opportunities as everyone else.
At Jennyruth Workshops, adults with learning disabilities gain confidence, independence, life skills, work experience and happiness. As well as producing and selling a range of high quality everyday products, our workers are trained on numeracy, literacy, computers and communication skills through a rolling programme of assessment and evaluation.
Frank Nelis, Emma Diver and Catherine Campbell from Stage Beyond, a theatre company for young adults with learning disabilities, funded by the Arts Council, will be performing extracts of Shakespeare around the streets of Derry/Londonderry this August as