Raising concerns and making complaints about health, social care or education

Please take part in this survey which is for children, young people and adults with a learning disability, autism or both, their families and paid carers.

Your feedback will help with a new project about raising concerns and making complaints called Ask Listen Do.

The survey ends on 12 January 2018.

An easy read version of this survey is available to download here.

More information here.

The Outdoors: a Natural Place for Young People with Autism

This End of Project Report describes an innovative Transition to Work Programme for young people with autistic spectrum diagnoses and is the result of a pilot programme developed by Lothian Autistic Society (LAS) and Scottish Outdoor Education Centres (SOEC) and made possible through funding from Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH). The pilot had the twin aims of developing employability skills and exploring the therapeutic value of the outdoors.

Read the report here.

Digital Inclusion: Mental Health Technologies for People With Learning Disabilities

Learning Disability Elf summary of a review paper that presents the state of the evidence and future directions for digital mental health and people with intellectual disabilities.

Sheehan, R., & Hassiotis, A. (2017) “Digital mental health and intellectual disabilities : state of the evidence and future directions.” Evidence-Based Mental Health, 20 (4), 107–111. http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/eb-2017-102759