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

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. To have a look at the poster for the event please click here.

Mencap Know your Rights Event

The Mencap  Know your Rights event is on the 23rd August 2017 at the Brite Centre, Braunstone Avenue, Leicester, LE3 1LE at 10:00am to 1:00pm.

The event is about knowing your rights when you receive healthcare. 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. To have a look at the poster for the event please click here.

Leicester Stars got Talent Event

Loubon’s Legacy, Children with Brain Tumour are a charity in Leicester. This charity raises money to support potential new treatments being found to cure brain tumours. For more information about the charity and how to sponsor them please click here.

Loubon’s Legacy are also holding an event called Leicester Stars Got Talent on Tuesday 12th September 2017 at Countesthorpe College, 7pm-10pm. For more information about this event please click here.

General Election on the 8th June 2017

Please click here for the 2017 general election easy read manifestos (what the people who win are going to do) for Labour, Green Party and Liberal Democrats. The Conservative easy read manifesto will be put on the website shortly.

 

Get your tickets for the celebration event!

Don’t miss out on the Celebration Event run by the Leicestershire Learning Disabilities Partnership Board.  The event is taking place on Saturday 24th June at Leicestershire Police HQ in Enderby.
There are lots of things to join in and to do on the day.

Click here to book your free tickets for the celebration event.

For more information see the celebration event poster and celebration event leaflet.

Hope to see you there!