How technology can help people with learning disabilities

Innovate Trust have been working to keep people with learning disabilities safe during the current pandemic. Most of the people they support have been staying at home for their own protection and have instead engaged in online activities to replicate those they would normally do in the community. This has been an enlightening experience and … Continued

New Coronavirus guidance for adults with Down’s Syndrome

Adults with Down’s Syndrome have been added to the group of people who are considered as ‘clinically extremely vulnerable’. This means that they have been considered as at higher risk from coronavirus. The decision has been agreed across all four nations of the UK by their Chief Medical Officers. Easy read letter The Welsh Government … Continued

Learning Disability Wales welcomes announcement to overhaul sex and relationships education in Welsh schools

Learning Disability Wales has welcomed today’s announcement by the Welsh Government to overhaul sex and relationships education in schools. Cabinet Secretary for Education Kirsty Williams announced the reforms in light of recommendations by an expert panel led by Prof Emma Renold, Professor of Childhood Studies at Cardiff University. The new curriculum will become a statutory part of … Continued

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