An adults’ social worker shares their experience of how the funding panel works in their local authority
Sarah Gordy, become the first woman with Down’s syndrome to be made an MBE.
Gordy, who has appeared in Call the Midwife and Upstairs Downstairs, said it was “just fantastic” to return to the palace, having previously visited as a celebrity ambassador for the charity Mencap.
Lots of updates from a great Advocacy Awareness week over at NDTi here.
James Morris recently won a place on the Learning Disability and Autism National Leaders List 2018 for his work advocating for people with autism.
The Leaders List recognises that people with autism can help drive change and James has written his top 20 tips to help society to become more accessible for people with autism.
New booklet for people with learning disabilities and/or autism: ‘Learning Disability, Autism and Human Rights’
This accessible booklet is aimed at people with learning disabilities and /or autism, their families, carers, or support workers to provide relevant and up-to-date information about their human rights.