Other useful Information and websites

Here you will find other useful information and websites.

Additional easy read information

If you can’t find the easy read document you are looking for please visit our Additional easy read information page.

Advocacy and self advocacy


Voiceability Northamptonshire offer many different types of advocacy. You can find details of these on their website:

Central England People First

Central England People First work to make sure people's voices are heard. They help people on a one-to-one basis, speak up at meetings, and we get involved with organisations to make sure the things that they do are good for people with learning difficulties. To find out more about the work we have done visit their website:


An interesting Article about Donald Grey Triplett: The first boy diagnosed as autistic

The National Autistic Society

The National Autistic Society are the leading UK charity for autistic people (including those with Asperger syndrome) and their families. They provide information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for autistic people

You can find out more about their work below:

Autism East Midlands

Autism East Midlands (formerly Autism Concern) is a charity which provides support and options to people affected by all forms of autism in gaining independence and control of their lives:

British Institute of Learning Disabilities

The British Institute of Learning Disabilities (BILD) want people with learning disabilities to be valued equally, participate fully in their communities and be treated with dignity and respect.

BLID help develop the organisations who provide services, and the people who give support:


Mencap work in partnership with people with a learning disability. Their services support people with Learning Disabilities to live life as they choose:

National Brokerage Project

Some people need support to help them plan the things they want and need to do in their lives. Brokerage is about making sure that people and their families who want extra assistance to plan and make choices about support can get it.

Personal Independence Payments

Here is the presentation about the change form Disability Living Allowance to Personal Independence Payments given to the Board on the 16 August 2016.


We have written an easy read guide to Safeguarding Adults with Learning Disabilities. 

To look at the guide please see below:

There is also a poster that can be displayed to let people know about the guide:

Northamptonshire County Council

Northamptonshire County Council

about 16 hours ago

Teaching resources

Do your children understand organ and tissue donation? We're supporting NHS to educate young people about how #OrganDonation can help save lives. Get ...

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Ollie shares his tissue donation story

Watch: Ollie Storey shares his tissue donation story. Get clued up on #OrganDonation by clicking here: http://bit.ly/1e5gVub

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Strokes can occur at any time and any place. Make sure you know the signs to look out for by using the simple F.A.S.T test – Face, Arms, Speech, Time....

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Our fostering and adoption information evening is tonight at 6.30pm. If you have been thinking about adoption or fostering please pop along and find o...

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Today we are celebrating World Social Work Day #WSWD2018 recognising the incredible work of our social workers here in #Northamptonshire.

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Our next fostering and adoption information evening is this Wednesday 21st March at 6.30pm. We would love to see you there. http://ow.ly/cPhC30itXVT

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