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EnSENble Musical Experience Sessions

Please see information about musical experience sessions that start on the 24th February 2018 at Soft Touch Arts, 50 New Walk, Leicester, LE1 6TF at 9.30am – 12.30pm.

For more information please see the EnSENble flyer.

 

January 8, 2018 9:22 am

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust would like to speak to you

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust would like to speak to people with disabilities and their carers or relatives.

They would like to explore what the hospitals of Leicester are doing well and what the hospitals may need to improve on to support people with disabilities as they access the hospital’s services.

The session will take place on Tuesday 16th January 2018 at West End Neighbourhood Centre Andrewes Street Leicester LE3 5PA at 1.30pm – 3.30pm. Refreshments will also be served during the session.

January 8, 2018 9:10 am

Listening to Parents Event

Sarah Smith is working on a new project. She would like to invite parents whose child or adult has a learning disability to talk about their experiences at an event at Nottingham University.

This event is on the 9th March 2018 at Nottingham University. Parking will be free, refreshments will be provided and travel costs will be reimbursed.

For more information please see Listening to Parents Flyer.

 

 

December 7, 2017 9:02 am

World Disability Day

Celebrate World Disability Day at Loughborough Leisure Centre between 11am and 2pm on Sunday 3rd December 2017.

For more information please see World Disability Day Event Poster.

November 28, 2017 4:43 pm

Special Educational Needs and mainstream Home to School Transport

Leicestershire County Council are looking to make some changes about the way you get to school. Please see the information about the changes to transport.

November 28, 2017 4:29 pm

Personal Independence Payment

The Government has made a website to allow you to contact your local Member of Parliament if you are having any problems with your Personal Independence Payment.

For more information please see Personal Independence Payment Website.

November 28, 2017 4:11 pm

Care and Support Jargon Buster Website

The Care and Support Jargon Buster is a website to help you understand words that are used in heath and social care. For more information please see Care and Support Jargon Buster Website.

November 28, 2017 3:01 pm

Celebration event video

The Learning Disability Partnership Board held a Celebration event in June 2017.

A video has been made to show what a fantastic day everyone had.

I hope you all enjoy watching the Celebration Event 2017 video.

 

November 17, 2017 4:09 pm

Media Club

What: A ‘Media Club’ for Disabled Children & Young People aged 14-25 years old

When: Wednesdays 4pm-7pm for 6 weeks

30th August 2017 – Introduction

6th September 2017 – (film, video)

13th September 2017 – (photography, instagram)

20th September 2017 – (audio, podcasts)

27th September 2017 – (social media channels).

4th October 2017 – Review

Why: Supporting club members to access, be safe, understand and get involved with the creation of media. This will include, filming, photography, podcasting and social media.

Where: The West End Centre, Andrewes Street, Leicester LE3 5PA.

The Media Club will consist of 3 x 45 minute sessions:

4.15pm – Stories: look at the news, comment, opinion etc.

5.15pm – Memories: this is me, this is my life, this is what I like doing etc.

6.15pm – Skills: learn a new skill or improve their current social media profile etc.

Please contact John Coster for further information. Contact details: john.coster@lcil.org.uk / Tel: 0116 222 5005

August 29, 2017 9:34 am

Mencap Health Campaign Event

Mencap event on the 20th September 2017 at the Brite Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1LE at 10:00am to 2:30pm.

This event is about being a part of Mencap’s Health Campaign. The Health Campaign wants to look at what health services are in your local area. People with a learning Disability, carers and supporters can come to the event. Spaces are limited so please phone Bindya Mistry on Tel: 0116 2795037 or 07960453592 or email: Bindya.Mistry@mencap.org.uk to book a place. For more information please see the Mencap Event Poster.

July 31, 2017 1:27 pm
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