Spotlight on Angela Kenvyn, our new Engage to Change Project Manager

We recently introduced Lyndsey Richards as one of five new members of staff. We are pleased to introduce another new member of staff, Angela Kenvyn, who will be managing the national Engage to Change employment project. Angela will be co-ordinating the Engage to Change partnership and managing delivery of the project across Wales. Angela has … Continued

Introducing Lyndsey Richards, our new Projects Manager

We are delighted to welcome five new members of staff to the Learning Disability Wales team. Lyndsey Richards is our new Projects Manager, and will be managing our work with Gig Buddies, parents with a learning disability, and the Welsh Youth Parliament, as well as developing new projects. Lyndsey joins us following a career spanning … Continued

Stories of social care

Last year Katie Cooke helped to deliver the Measuring the Mountain project, working with people and organisations across Wales to gather 473 stories about people’s experiences of social care, and conducting a Citizens’ Jury to examine the question ‘what really matters in social care to individuals in Wales?’ The project was funded by Welsh Government … Continued

A bumper year for Easy Read Wales

Our easy read service is looking forward to the opportunity to grow and help others do easy read after a hugely successful year. Learning Disability Wales began writing easy read information for clients back in 2002. Since then we have been growing the service and producing more and more easy read information for more and more clients. Over … Continued

Including people with learning difficulties in end of life care

“Make it OK to talk about death and dying” Including Diverse Communities in End of Life Care was a three-year project launched in Cardiff in January 2016 with funding from the Big Lottery Fund.  In the project, we looked at the needs of people with learning difficulties as well as addressing the needs of people … Continued

Free resources to help you produce easy read information

Learning Disability Wales are pleased to announce that we have made available for free all the resources in Clear and Easy, our popular handbook for making accessible information. The Clear and Easy handbook is for anyone who is, or should be, producing accessible information for people with a learning disability. It will support different sized … Continued

The singer not the song

Llais Summer 2017 Joe Powell, Director of All Wales People First reflects on how the voice of people with a learning disability has grown. In the early days self advocacy was new and it took time for people to find their voice. The next generation on, young people with a learning disability are more confident, … Continued

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